Historical Events For 1945
Thursday, 25 May 2017
Jul 28 On this day in history japanese premier Suzuki disregards US ultimatum to surrender
Jul 28 Thirteen people are killed when a B-25 bomber crashes into the Empire State Building on this day in history.
Jul 28 US Army bomber crashes into 79th floor of Empire State Bldg, 14 die on this day in history.
Jul 28 On this day in history uS Senate ratifies UN charter 89-2
Jul 28 USS Callaghan (DD-792) is last ship sunk by a Japanese kamikaze attack, off Okinawa on this day in history.
Jul 29 In the year 1945 after delivering the Atomic Bomb across the Pacific, the cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed & sunk by a Japanese submarine
Jul 30 Japanese submarine, I-58, sinks USS Indianapolis (CA-35) in Philippine Sea; 316 out of 1199 crew survived in the year 1945.
Jul 30 Philippines Sea: US cruiser Indianapolis torpedoed/sinks, 880 die on this day in history.
Jul 31 In the year 1945 pierre Laval, the fugitive former leader of Vichy France, surrenders to Allied soldiers in Austria.
Aug 02 Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Aug 02 On this day in history potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill
Aug 04 Golfer Byron Nelson records most tournament wins (18) in a season in the year 1945.
Aug 05 In the year 1945 atom Bomb dropped on Hiroshima (Aug 6th in Japan)
Aug 06 Atomic bomb dropped Hiroshima on this day in history.
Aug 06 Hiroshima Peace Day-atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima by "Enola Gay" on this day in history.
Aug 06 In the year 1945 the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, an explosion equal to 20,000 tons of TNT.
Aug 08 England & Aust Services draw 4th Victory Test in the year 1945.
Aug 08 On this day in history pres Harry S Truman signs UN Charter
Aug 08 USSR declares war against Japan in WW II on this day in history.
Aug 09 A second atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki; Soviets declare war on Japan, attacking Manchuria in the year 1945.
Aug 09 Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki on this day in history.
Aug 09 In the year 1945 lt. Robert H. Gray (Royal Cdn. Naval Volunteer Reserve) wins the Victoria Cross at Onagawa BAy Honshu, Japan
Aug 09 In the year 1945 uS drops 2nd atomic bomb "Fat Man" on Japan destroys part of Nagasaki
Aug 10 HMCS Uganda returns from the Pacific theater in WWII on this day in history.
Aug 10 On this day in history japan announces willingness to surrender to Allies provided the status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged
Aug 10 In the year 1945 robert H Goddard, US, rocket pioneer, dies at 62
Aug 11 On this day in history allies refuse Japan's surrender offer to retain Emperor Hirohito
Aug 12 On this day in history stalin invites General Eisenhower to the National Sports Parade in Red Square, Moscow.
Aug 13 35 Jews sacrifice their lives to blow up Nazi rubber plant in Silesia in the year 1945.
Aug 14 On this day in history japan surrenders unconditionally to the allies
Aug 14 V-J Day; Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW II in the year 1945.
Aug 15 On this day in history a riot ensued in SF while the city was celebrating the end of WW II
Aug 15 On this day in history south Korea liberated from Japanese rule
Aug 15 On this day in history uS wartime rationing of gasoline and fuel oil ends