This also a day to celebrate peace on the anniversary of the ending of World War II. To all combatants in all wars, thank you for your service.
Alfred Hermann Fried was born on this date in 1864. He was an Austrian pacifist, publicist, journalist, co-founder of the German peace movement, and winner (with Tobias Asser) of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1911.
Artturi Ilmari Virtanen died on this date in 1973. He was a Finnish chemist and recipient of the 1945 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.