Historical Events In 1945
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Jul 28 In the year 1945 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 US Senate ratifies UN charter 89-2 on this day in history.
Jul 28 In the year 1945 uSS Callaghan (DD-792) is last ship sunk by a Japanese kamikaze attack, off Okinawa.
Jul 29 On this day in history after delivering the Atomic Bomb across the Pacific, the cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed & sunk by a Japanese submarine
Jul 30 In the year 1945 japanese submarine, I-58, sinks USS Indianapolis (CA-35) in Philippine Sea; 316 out of 1199 crew survived.
Jul 30 In the year 1945 philippines Sea: US cruiser Indianapolis torpedoed/sinks, 880 die
Jul 31 Pierre Laval, the fugitive former leader of Vichy France, surrenders to Allied soldiers in Austria on this day in history.
Aug 02 Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Aug 02 Potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill on this day in history.
Aug 04 On this day in history golfer Byron Nelson records most tournament wins (18) in a season
Aug 05 Atom Bomb dropped on Hiroshima (Aug 6th in Japan) in the year 1945.
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 On this day in history the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, an explosion equal to 20,000 tons of TNT.
Aug 08 In the year 1945 england & Aust Services draw 4th Victory Test
Aug 08 Pres Harry S Truman signs UN Charter on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history uSSR declares war against Japan in WW II
Aug 09 On this day in history a second atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki; Soviets declare war on Japan, attacking Manchuria.
Aug 09 Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history lt. Robert H. Gray (Royal Cdn. Naval Volunteer Reserve) wins the Victoria Cross at Onagawa BAy Honshu, Japan
Aug 09 US drops 2nd atomic bomb "Fat Man" on Japan destroys part of Nagasaki on this day in history.
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 On this day in history robert H Goddard, US, rocket pioneer, dies at 62
Aug 11 Allies refuse Japan's surrender offer to retain Emperor Hirohito in the year 1945.
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 In the year 1945 japan surrenders unconditionally to the allies
Aug 14 On this day in history v-J Day; Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW II
Aug 15 In the year 1945 a riot ensued in SF while the city was celebrating the end of WW II
Aug 15 South Korea liberated from Japanese rule on this day in history.
Aug 15 US wartime rationing of gasoline and fuel oil ends on this day in history.