September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years
) in the Gregorian calendar
. There are 117 days remaining until the end of the year.
Events in World War IIEdit
1941: The whole territory of Estonia is occupied by Nazi Germany.
1942: Japanese high command orders withdrawal at Milne Bay, first Japanese defeat in the Pacific War.
1943: The 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment lands and occupies Nazdab, near Lae in the Salamaua-Lae campaign.
1945: Iva Toguri D'Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama.