Comedian brothers Pan Ikari & Chopin Ikari start the "garter ripping" attraction at the striptease theaters with their younger sister Sadako Ikari, Katsumi Tayama, and five or six other girls. This first women's pro-wrestling group is named "All Japan Women's Wrestling Club".
The National Wrestling Alliance is founded in Waterloo, Iowa by six promoters : Sam Muchnick (St. Louis), Pinky George (Des Moines), Al Haft (Columbus, OH), Harry Light (Detroit), Tony Stecher (Minneapolis), and Orville Brown (Kansas City). Pinky George is named the first NWA president.
Japan surrenders to the Allied Forces, and the Second World War ends.
BIRTHDAY: Akihisa Mera / Akihisa Takachiho / The Great Kabuki [Nobeoka, Miyagi]