Video: 'The Beatles 'Guess Who' Newsreel 1965'
(Thursday, September 2, 1965, 5:00 a.m. BST) — With their 1965 North American tour complete, The Beatles arrived at London Airport this morning.
Video: 'Japanese Sign Final Surrender'
(Sunday, September 2, 1945, 9:03-9:07 a.m. JST; during World War II) — Japan surrendered formally and unconditionally to the Allies today in a twenty-minute ceremony aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay which ended just as the sun burst through low-hanging clouds as a shining symbol to a ravaged world now done with war. Continue reading Japan formally surrenders aboard USS Missouri, ending World War II 70 years ago this hour (Sep 2 1945)
(Wednesday, September 1, 1965) — With their 1965 North American tour completed, The Beatles departed San Francisco International Airport tonight today, headed back to London (click here to watch video of the departure).
Video: 'Mini Bio: Louis XIV'
(Thursday, September 1, 1715) — Following a reign of 72 years, King Louis XIV of France died today of gangrene at Versailles, four days before his 77th birthday.