WORLD HISTORY - 1945



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Historical Events for Year 1945

Jan 1st - France joins the UN
Jan 1st - German air raid on allied airports at Eindhoven/Saint-Trond/Brussels
Jan 2nd - Allied air raid on Neurenberg
Jan 2nd - George Bush (president 1989) & Barbara Pierce wed  

Jan 2nd - Radio Orange ends cooperation at Liese-Aktion
Jan 2nd - Kentucky begins 130 home basketball game win streak, ends in 1955
Jan 3rd - Allies land on west coast of Burma, conquer Akyab
Jan 3rd - British Premier Winston Churchill visits France
Jan 3rd - Cato-Meridian School, NY, installs germicidal lamps in every room
Jan 3rd - Greek General Plastiras forms government
Jan 3rd - John Patrick's "Hasty Heart," premieres in NYC
Jan 3rd - US aircraft carriers attack Okinawa
Jan 4th - Germans execute resistance fighters in Amsterdam
Jan 4th - US jeep-aircraft carrier Ommaney Bay sinks after kamikaze attack
Jan 5th - Pepe LePew debuts in Warner Bros cartoon "Odor-able Kitty"
Jan 5th - Surprise attack on Liese-Aktion-office on Marnix St, Amsterdam
Jan 6th - Future president George Bush marries Barbara Pierce in Rye NY
Jan 7th - Lord Haw-Haw reports total German victory at Ardennen
Jan 8th - "Youth for Christ" organizes
Jan 9th - US soldiers led by Gen Douglas MacArthur invades Philippines
Jan 10th - Baseball writers again fail to elect a new Hall of Famer
Jan 10th - LA Railway (with 5 streetcar lines) forced to close
Jan 10th - No one is elected to baseball's Hall of Fame
Jan 12th - German forces in Belgium retreat in Battle of Bulge
Jan 12th - US Task Force 38 destroys 41 Jap ships in Battle of South China Sea
Jan 12th - World War II: The Soviets begin a large offensive against the Nazis in Eastern Europe.
Jan 13th - Prokofchev's 5th Symphony premieres in Moscow
Jan 15th - "Make Mine Manhattan" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 429 performances
Jan 15th - Every Amsterdammer gets 3 kg sugar beets
Jan 15th - Red Army frees Crakow-Plaszow concentration camp
Jan 16th - Scottish 52nd land division/1st Commando brigade-assault at Heinsberg
Jan 16th - US 1st & 3rd army meet at Houffalise
Jan 17th - Auschwitz concentration camp begins evacuation
Jan 17th - Gilbert Dodds, record miler (4:05.3), retires to do gospel work
Jan 17th - Liberation of Warsaw by Soviet troops (end of Nazi occupation)
Jan 17th - Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews from the Nazis, arrested by secret police in Hungary
Jan 18th - Warsaw freed by Soviet army
Jan 20th - FDR sworn-in for an unprecedented 4th term as president
Jan 20th - Hungary ends its involvement in the Second World War, agreeing to an armistice with the Allies.
Jan 21st - British troops land on Ramree, near coast of Burma
Jan 22nd - Burma highway reopens
Jan 22nd - Heavy US air raid on Okinawa
Jan 23rd - Dutch Premier Gerbrandy, exiled in London, offers his resignation
Jan 23rd - World War II: Karl Dönitz launches Operation Hannibal.
Jan 24th - Scottish 52nd Lowland division occupies Heinsberg
Jan 25th - Dan Topping, Del Webb & Larry MacPhail purchase NY Yanks for $2.8 mil
Jan 25th - Grand Rapids, Michigan becomes 1st US city to fluoridate its water
Jan 25th - Japanese occupiers of Batavia arrest Indo-European youths
Jan 25th - NY Yankees sold by Ruppert estate to Larry MacPhail and DanTopping
Jan 25th - West Africa 82nd division occupies Myohaung, Burma
Jan 26th - Soviet forces reach Auschwitz concentration camp
Jan 27th - Nazi occupiers forbid food transport to West (The Netherlands)
Jan 27th - Russia liberates Auschwitz & Birkenau Concentration Camp (Poland)
Jan 27th - S Romberg, H&D Fields' musical premieres in NYC
Jan 27th - Wally van Hall, "banker in defiance," arrested
Jan 28th - Dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java
Jan 28th - Gen "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell & truck convoy reopen Burma Road to China
Jan 28th - Swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands
Jan 30th - "Wilhelm Gustloff" torpedoed off Danzig by Soviet sub-c 7,700 die
Jan 30th - German ship "Wilhelm Gustloff" torpedoed, 4,800 killed
Jan 31st - US 4th Infantry division occupies Elcherrath
Feb 1st - US Army arrives at Siegfriedlinie
Feb 2nd - Escape attempt at Mauthausen concentration camp
Feb 3rd - Almost 1000 Flying Fortresses drop 3000 ton bombs on Berlin
Feb 3rd - Walt Disney's "3 Caballeros" released
Feb 4th - FDR, Churchill & Stalin meet at Yalta
Feb 5th - Big Racket becomes fastest race horse at 69t.6 kph (440 yd/20.8 s)
Feb 5th - British premier Churchill arrives in Yalta, the Krim
Feb 5th - US troops under General Douglas MacArthur enter Manilla
Feb 6th - 8th Air Force bombs Magdeburg/Chemnitz
Feb 6th - Russian Red Army crosses the river Oder
Feb 7th - General Douglas MacArthur returns to Manila
Feb 7th - Pres Truman appoints Irwin C. Mollison judge of US Customs Court
Feb 7th - US 76th/5th Infantry divisions begin crossing Sauer
Feb 8th - Allied air attack on Goch/Kleef/Kalkar/Reichswald
Feb 9th - -Feb 10] Germany destroys Ruhrdammen
Feb 9th - WAAF-corporal flies along the tail of a Spitfire
Feb 9th - The Battle of the Atlantic the HMS Venturer sinking U-Boat 864 off the coast of Norway.
Feb 10th - "Rum & Coca Cola" by Andrews Sisters hits #1
Feb 11th - 1st gas turbine propeller-driven airplane flight tested, Downey, CA
Feb 11th - Yalta agreement signed by FDR, Churchill & Stalin
Feb 12th - SF selected for site of UN Conference
Feb 13th - Allied planes bomb Dresden Germany; 135,000 die
Feb 13th - Gerbrandy British government refuses Dutch Jewish right to buy
Feb 13th - USSR captures Budapest, after 49-day battle with Germany; 159,000 die
Feb 14th - 8th Air Force bombs Dresden
Feb 14th - Peru, Paraguay, Chile & Ecuador joins UN
Feb 14th - World War II: Prague is bombed probably due to a mistake in the orientation of the pilots bombing Dresden.
Feb 14th - World War II: Mostar is liberated by Yugoslav partisans.
Feb 16th - US forces land on Corregidor, complete conquest on March 3
Feb 16th - Venezuela declares war on nazi-Germany
Feb 19th - 30,000 US Marines land on Iwo Jima
Feb 19th - 900 Japanese soldiers reportedly killed by crocodiles in 2 days
Feb 19th - Brotherhood Day-1st celebrated
Feb 19th - US 5th Fleet launches invasion of Iwo Jima against the Japanese
Feb 21st - Archbishop De Jong calls for help with war casualties
Feb 21st - British Army captures Goch
Feb 21st - US 10th Armour division overthrows Orscholz line
Feb 22nd - Arab League froms (Cairo)
Feb 22nd - British troops take Ramree Island, Burma
Feb 22nd - Canadian 3rd Division occupies Moyland
Feb 23rd - 2nd Dutch government of Gerbrandy forms in London
Feb 23rd - Canadian troops occupy Kalkar
Feb 23rd - Operation Grenade: Gen Simpsons 9th Army crosses Ruhr
Feb 23rd - US Marines raise flag on Iwo Jima, famous photo & statue
Feb 24th - Egypt & Syria declares war on nazi-Germany
Feb 24th - Manila freed from Japanese
Feb 24th - Nazi occupiers begin state of siege
Feb 24th - Egyptian Premier Ahmed Maher Pasha is killed in Parliament after reading a decree.
Feb 25th - US aircraft carriers attack Tokyo
Feb 25th - World War II: Turkey declares war on Germany.
Feb 26th - Very heavy bombing on Berlin by 8th US Air Force
Feb 27th - Battle of US 94 Infantry
Feb 27th - Lebanon declares Independence.
Mar 1st - British 43rd Division under Gen Essame occupies Xanten
Mar 1st - Chinese 30th division occupies Hsenwi
Mar 1st - FDR announces success of Yalta Conference
Mar 1st - Fieldmarshal Kesselring succeeds von Rundstedt as commander
Mar 1st - US infantry regiment captures Mönchengladbach
Mar 2nd - 8th Air Force bombs Dresden
Mar 2nd - King Michael of Romania gives in to Communist government
Mar 3rd - Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter
Mar 3rd - RAF bombing error hits The Hague killing 511
Mar 3rd - Roermond/Venlo Neth, freed
Mar 3rd - US & Philippine forces recaptures Corregidor
Mar 3rd - US 7th Army occupies last part of Westwall
Mar 4th - Finland declares war on nazi-Germany
Mar 4th - In the United Kingdom, Princess Elizabeth, later to become Queen Elizabeth II, joins the British Army as a driver.
Mar 5th - Allies bombs The Hague, Netherlands
Mar 5th - Generals Eisenhower, Patton & Patch meet in Luneville
Mar 5th - US 7th Army Corps captures Cologne
Mar 5th - US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
Mar 5th - World War II: The "Battle of the Ruhr" begins.
Mar 6th - 117 SD-prisoners executed at Savage Farm
Mar 6th - Assassination attempt on Hihere, SS Police fuhrer Rauter
Mar 6th - Chinese 38th division occupies Lashio
Mar 6th - Erich Honnecker & Erich Hanke flee nazis
Mar 6th - Federico Garcia Lorca's "La Casa," premieres in Buenos Aires
Mar 7th - Cologne taken by allied armies
Mar 7th - US 9th Armoured Division attacks Remagen Germany, crosses Rhine
Mar 7th - Yugoslavia government of Tito forms
Mar 8th - "Kiss Me Kate" opens in Britain
Mar 8th - 53 Amsterdammers executed by nazi occupiers
Mar 8th - International Women's Day is 1st observed
Mar 8th - Phyllis M Daley is 1st black nurse sworn-in as US Navy ensign
Mar 9th - 334 US B-29 Superfortresses attack Tokyo with 120,000 fire bomb
Mar 9th - Japanese proclaim "independence" of Indo-China
Mar 10th - Germany blows-up Wessel Bridge on Rhine
Mar 10th - Japan declares Vietnam Independence
Mar 10th - Patton's 3rd Army makes contact with Hodge's 1st Army                           
Mar 10th - Tokyo in fire after night time B-29 bombing
Mar 10th - US troops lands on Mindanao
Mar 10th - The Army Air Force firebombs Tokyo, and the resulting firestorm kills more than 100,000 people, mostly civilians.
Mar 11th - 1,000 allied bombers harass Essen, 4,662 ton bombs
Mar 11th - Flemish nazi collaborator Maria Huygens sentenced to death
Mar 12th - 30 Amsterdammers executed by nazi occupiers
Mar 12th - British Empire celebrates it's 1st British Empire Day
Mar 12th - Italy's Communist Party (CPI) calls for armed uprising in Italy
Mar 12th - NY is 1st to prohibit discrimination by race & creed in employment
Mar 12th - USSR returns Transylvania to Romania
Mar 13th - Queen Wilhelmina returns to Netherlands
Mar 13th - Sicherheitsdienst arrest Dutch resistance fighter Henry Werkman
Mar 14th - RAF bomb cuts railway link Hannover-Hamm
Mar 15th - 17th Academy Awards - "Going my Way," Bing Cosby & Ingrid Bergman win                                                                                                                                                    Mar 15th - Bert Shepard (1 legged WW II vet) tries out as a pitcher for Senators
Mar 15th - Billboard publishes its 1st album chart (King Cole Trio is #1)
Mar 15th - Catholic University of Nijmegen reopens
Mar 15th - Dodgers open spring training at Bear Mountain NY
Mar 16th - Allies secure Iwo Jima
Mar 16th - Würzburg, Germany is 90% destroyed, with 5,000 dead, in only 20 minutes by British bombers.
Mar 17th - Allied ships bomb North-Sumatra
Mar 18th - 1,250 US bombers attacks Berlin
Mar 18th - Maurice "Rocket" Richard becomes the 1st NHLer to score 50 goals
Mar 18th - US Task Force 58 attacks targets on Kiushu
Mar 19th - 800 killed as Kamikaze attacked USS Franklin off Japan
Mar 19th - Adolf Hitler issues Nero Decree to destroy all German factories
Mar 19th - British 36th division conquers Mogok (ruby mine)
Mar 19th - US Task Force 58 attacks ships near Kobe/Kure
Mar 20th - US 70th Infantry division/7th Armour division attack Saar
Mar 21st - 1st Japanese flying bombs (ochas) attack Okinawa
Mar 21st - During WW II Allied bombers begin 4-day raid over Germany
Mar 21st - Dutch Resistance fighter Hannie Schaft arrested by Nazi police
Mar 22nd - Arab League forms with adoption of a charter in Cairo Egypt
Mar 22nd - US 3rd Army crosses Rhine at Nierstein
Mar 23rd - British 7th Black Watch crosses the Rhine
Mar 23rd - Largest operation in Pacific war, 1,500 US Navy ships bomb Okinawa
Mar 23rd - Premier Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Straelen
Mar 24th - Gen Eisenhower, Montgomery & Bradley discuss advance in Germany
Mar 24th - Largest one-day airborne drop, 600 transports & 1300 gliders
Mar 24th - Operation Varsity: British, US & Canadian airborne landings E of Rhine
Mar 24th - US minesweepers reach Kerama Retto, South coast of Okinawa
Mar 25th - US 1st army breaks out bridgehead near Remagen
Mar 25th - US 4th Armored div arrives at Hanau & Aschaffenburg
Mar 25th - US Northern Tractor Flotilla departs Ulithi to Okinawa
Mar 26th - British premier Churchill looks over at the Rhine (near Ginsberg)
Mar 26th - De Paul wins NIT basketball championship, George Mikan scores 34
Mar 26th - Generals Eisenhower/Bradley/Patton attack at Remagen the Rhine
Mar 26th - Japanese resistance ends on Iwo Jima
Mar 26th - Kamikaze attack on US battle fleet near Kerama Retto
Mar 26th - US 7th Army crosses Rhine at Worms
Mar 26th - Venray soccer team forms
Mar 27th - 7th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats NYU 49-44
Mar 27th - British premier Churchill sails to eastern banks of Rhine
Mar 27th - DePaul beats Bowling Green for NIT title
Mar 27th - Ella Fitzgerald & Delta Rhythm Boys record "It's Only a Paper Moon"
Mar 27th - Gen Eisenhower declares German defenses on Western Front broken
Mar 27th - Iwo Jima occupied, after 22,000 Japanese & 6,000 US killed
Mar 27th - US 20th Army corps captures Wiesbaden
Mar 27th - World War II: Operation Starvation, the aerial mining of Japan's ports and waterways begins.
Mar 28th - Last German V-2 (buzz bomb) attack on London
Mar 29th - World War II: Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.
Mar 30th - 289 anti-fascists murdered by nazis in Rombergpark Dortmund
Mar 30th - USSR invades Austria during WW II
Mar 30th - World War II: a defecting German pilot delivers a Messerschmitt Me 262A-1 to Americans.
Mar 31st - 3rd Algerian division crosses the Rhine
Mar 31st - Sicherheitsdienst murders 10 political prisoners in Zutphen
Mar 31st - Tennessee Williams' "Glass Menagerie," premieres in NYC
Mar 31st - US artillery lands on Keise Shima/begins firing on Okinawa
Apr 1st - 1st edition of Indonesia Merdeka publishes
Apr 1st - Canadian troop free Doetinchem, Enschede, Borculo & Eibergen
Apr 1st - Ruhrgebied sealed off by US 1st & 9th army
Apr 1st - Sons of Elburger Soccer team forms in Elburg
Apr 1st - US forces invade Okinawa during WW II
Apr 2nd - 1st US units reach east coast of Okinawa
Apr 2nd - Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Brazil are established.
Apr 3rd - Hengelo freed from nazi control by Canadian army
Apr 3rd - Nazi's begin evacuation of camp Buchenwald
Apr 3rd - US 1st army conquers Hofgeismar
Apr 4th - Hungary liberated from Nazi occupation (National Day)
Apr 4th - US forces liberated the Nazi death camp Ohrdruf in Germany
Apr 4th - US tanks/infantry conquer Bielefeld
Apr 5th - Almelo Netherlands freed
Apr 5th - Kuniaki Koiso resigns as PM of Japan; replaced by Kantaro Suzuki
Apr 6th - Coevorden freed from nazis
Apr 6th - Japanese giant battleship Yamato heads to Okinawa
Apr 6th - Massive kamikaze-attack on US battle fleet near Okinawa
Apr 6th - US marines explore Tsugen Shima near Okinawa
Apr 7th - 1st & last assault of German Rammkommando on US bombers
Apr 7th - US B-17's bombs range at Luneburg
Apr 7th - US planes intercept Japanese fleet heading for Okinawa on a suicide superbattleship Yamato & four destroyers were sunk
Apr 8th - Nazi occupiers executed, Nazi general Christiansen flees Netherlands
Apr 9th - Battleship Admiral Scheer sinks British aircraft carrier
Apr 9th - Liberty ship at Bari Italy carrying aerial bombs explodes, kills 360
Apr 9th - NFL requires players to wear long stockings
Apr 9th - World War II: The Battle of Königsberg, in East Prussia, ends.
Apr 10th - Allies liberate 1st Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald (Czech)
Apr 10th - Canadian troops conquer Deventer
Apr 10th - General Blaskowitz becomes nazi leader of "Fort Holland"
Apr 10th - German troops attack Ijsselbrug
Apr 10th - NFL's Boston Yanks & Brooklyn Tigers merge
Apr 10th - US troops land on Tsugen Shima Okinawa
Apr 10th - US troops liberate Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald, Germany
Apr 10th - William Schuman & Antony Tudors ballet premieres in NYC
Apr 11th - Allied troops liberate Basket-Compascuum
Apr 11th - SS burns & shoots 1,100 at Gardelegen
Apr 11th - US captures Tsugen Shima
Apr 11th - US soldiers liberate Nazi concentration camp "Buchenwald"
Apr 11th - US troops conquers Mulheim, Oberhausen, Bochum, Unna, Essen
Apr 12th - Canadian troops liberate Nazi concentration camp Westerbork, Neth
Apr 12th - Harry Truman sworn in as 33rd pres
Apr 12th - Richard Strauss completes his "Metamorphosis"
Apr 12th - US liberates Buchenwald concentration camp
Apr 13th - Canadian army liberates Teuge & Assen Neth from Nazis
Apr 13th - Red Army occupy Wien (Vienna)
Apr 13th - US marines conquer Minna Shima off Okinawa
Apr 14th - American planes bombed Tokyo & damaged the Imperial Palace
Apr 14th - Arnhem/Zwolle freed from nazis
Apr 14th - US 7th Army & allies forces captured Nuremberg & Stuttgart in Germany
Apr 14th - US forces conquered Motobu peninsula on Okinawa
Apr 14th - US marines attack Yae Take on Okinawa
Apr 15th - British Army liberates Nazi concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen
Apr 15th - FDR buried on grounds of Hyde Park home
Apr 15th - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Communium interpretes dolorum
Apr 15th - US troops occupy concentration camp Colditz
Apr 16th - German troops in Groningen surrender
Apr 16th - Red Army begins Battle of Berlin
Apr 16th - US troops enter Nuremberg, Germany, during WW II
Apr 16th - US troops land on He Shima Okinawa
Apr 17th - 8th Air Force bombs Dresden
Apr 17th - German occupiers flood Wieringermeer Neth
Apr 17th - Mussolini flees from Salò to Milan
Apr 17th - US troops lands in Mindanao
Apr 18th - 1 armed outfielder, St L Brown Pete Gray, 1st game he goes 1 for 4
Apr 18th - Epe freed (by corporal G van Aken)
Apr 18th - Clandestine Radio 1212, after broadcasting pro-nazi propoganda for months used their influence to trap 350,000 German army group B troops
Apr 18th - Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Bolivia are established.
Apr 19th - 49th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:30:40.2
Apr 19th - Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "Carousel" opens on Broadway
Apr 19th - US aircraft carrier Franklin heavy damaged in Japanese air raid
Apr 19th - US offensive against Shuri-barrier on Okinawa
Apr 19th - The diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Guatemala are established.
Apr 20th - Cleveland Browns organization formed by Arthur "Mickey" McBride
Apr 20th - German occupiers flood Beemster & Fencer
Apr 20th - Soviet troops enter Berlin
Apr 20th - US 7th army captured German city of Nuremberg
Apr 20th - US forces conquer Motobu peninsula on Okinawa
Apr 21st - Allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory
Apr 21st - He Shima Okinawa conquered in 5 days, 5,000 die
Apr 21st - Ivor Nivello's "Perchance to Dream," premieres in London
Apr 21st - Russia army arrives at outskirts of Berlin                                                          
Apr 21st - US 7th Army occupies Neurenberg
Apr 22nd - Concentration Camp at Sachsenhausen liberated
Apr 22nd - Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 3
Apr 23rd - Concentration camp Flossenburg liberated
Apr 23rd - US troops in Italy cross river Po
Apr 24th - Albert B "Happy" Chandler is named 2nd baseball commissioner
Apr 24th - Delegates of 46 countries gather in SF (to discuss UN)
Apr 25th - 45 countries convene UN Conference on Intl Organization in SF
Apr 25th - Allied air raid on Surabaja, Java
Apr 25th - British troops reach Grebbe line Neth
Apr 25th - Clandestine Radio 1212, used to hoax Nazi Germany's final transmission
Apr 25th - Last Boeing B-17 attack against Nazi Germany
Apr 25th - Red army completely surrounds Berlin
Apr 25th - US & Soviet forces meet at Torgau Germany on Elbe River
Apr 26th - Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, leader of France's Vichy collaborationist regime during WW II, arrested for treason
Apr 26th - World War II: Battle of Bautzen - last successful German tank-offensive of the war and last noteworthy victory of the Wehrmacht.
Apr 27th - 2nd Republic of Austria forms
Apr 27th - Italian partisans capture Mussolini prisoner
Apr 27th - US 5th army enters Genua
Apr 27th - World War II: The Völkischer Beobachter, the newspaper of the Nazi Party, ceases publication.
Apr 28th - British commands attack Elbe & occupies Lauenburg
Apr 28th - US 5th army reaches Swiss border
Apr 29th - 1st food drop by RAF above nazi-occupied Holland (operation Manna)
Apr 29th - Adolf Hitler marries Eva Braun
Apr 29th - Japanese army evacuates Rangoon
Apr 29th - Terms of surrender of German armies in Italy signed
Apr 29th - US liberates 31,601 in Nazi concentration camp in Dachau Germany
Apr 29th - Venice & Mestre were captured by the Allies
Apr 30th - "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio
Apr 30th - Concentration camp Munchen-Allag freed
Apr 30th - Lord Haw-Haw calls for crusade against the bolsheviks
Apr 30th - Red Army occupies Demmin
Apr 30th - Red Army opens attack on German Reichstag building in Berlin
Apr 30th - Russian Army frees Ravensbruck concentration camp
Apr 30th - US troops attack the Elbe
May 1st - 900 occupiers of Demmin Vorpommeren, commit suicide
May 1st - Admiral Karl Doenitz forms German government
May 1st - Australian & Dutch troops lands on Tarakan
May 1st - General Belgian Labor Union (ABVV) party forms
May 1st - Radio Budapest, Hungary re-enters shortwave broadcasting after WW II
May 1st - Seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg
May 1st - Soviet army reach Rostock
May 2nd - Allies occupy Wismar
May 2nd - Dutch Queen Wilhelmina & Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen
May 2nd - German Army in Italy surrenders
May 2nd - Russia takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders
May 2nd - Yugoslav troops occupy Trieste
May 3rd - 1st Polish armour brigade occupies Wilhelmshafen
May 3rd - Allies arrests German nuclear physics Werner Heisenberg
May 3rd - British troop join in Rangoon
May 3rd - German ship "Cap Arcona" sinks in East Sea, 5,800 killed
May 4th - German troops in Netherlands, Denmark & Norway surrender
May 5th - Mauthausen Concentration camp liberated
May 5th - Netherlands & Denmark liberated from Nazi control
May 5th - Uprising against SS-occupying troops in Prague
May 5th - Premier Gerbrandy on Radio Orange tells Dutch they are liberated
May 5th - World War II: Admiral Karl Dönitz, leader of Germany after Hitler's death, orders all U-boats to cease offensive operations and return to their bases.
May 6th - Gen J Blaskowitz surrenders German troops in Netherlands
May 6th - World War II: Axis Sally delivers her last propaganda broadcast to Allied troops (first was on December 11, 1941).
May 7th - Branch Rickey announces formation of the US Negro Baseball League
May 7th - British troops pull into Utrecht Neth
May 7th - Formal undertaking of complete German surrender
May 7th - Mauthausen Concentration Camp liberated
May 7th - Nazi generals Jodl & Von Friedenburg surrender
May 7th - Princess Irene Brigade moves into the Hague Neth
May 7th - Pulitzer prize awarded to John Hersey (Bell for Adano)
May 7th - SS open fire on crowd in Amsterdam, killing 22
May 8th - Canadian troops move into Amsterdam
May 8th - Chinese counter attack at Tsjangte, supports by 14th air fleet
May 8th - Gen Von Keitel surrenders to Marshal Zhukov
May 8th - V-E Day; Germany signs unconditional surrender, WW II ends in Europe
May 9th - Czechoslovakia liberated from Nazi occupation (Natl Day)
May 9th - Jersey liberated from nazis
May 9th - Nazi propagandist Max Blokzijl arrested
May 9th - New balata ball used in baseball, 50% livilier
May 9th - Norwegian nazi collaborators Vidkun Quisling arrested
May 9th - Victory celebration at Red Square
May 9th - World War II: Partisans liberate Ljubljana.
May 9th - World War II: Hermann Göring is captured by the United States Army.
May 9th - World War II: The Soviet Union marks Victory Day.
May 9th - World War II: The Channel Islands are formally liberated by the British.
May 10th - Allies capture Rangoon from the Japanese
May 10th - Russian troops occupied Prague
May 11th - US marines conquer Awatsha Draw Okinawa
May 13th - US troops conquer Dakeshi Okinawa
May 14th - Kamikaze-Zero strikes US aircraft carrier Enterprise
May 14th - US offensive on Okinawa, Sugar Loaf conquered
May 15th - World War II: The final skirmish in Europe is fought near Prevalje, Slovenia.
May 16th - Violent battles around Sugar Loaf/Half Moon Okinawa
May 17th - 2 US P-47 Thunderbolts bomb Kiushu
May 18th - Tigers & A's both have 7 straight games postponed due to rain
May 19th - Start of the 1st Victory Test Cricket between England & Aust Services
May 20th - Keith Miller scores 105 in the 1st Victory Test Cricket at Lord's
May 21st - Aust Services win 1st Victory Test Cricket at Lord's by 6 wickets
May 21st - German war criminal Heinrich Himmler captured
May 21st - Lauren Bacall & Humphrey Bogart wed
May 22nd - 6th Marine division reaches suburbs of Naha Okinawa
May 22nd - NSB-Fuhrer Rost van Tonningen attempts & fails at suicide
May 23rd - British milt police arrest Admiral Karl Doenitz
May 23rd - German island of Helgoland in North Sea surrenders to British
May 23rd - Heinrich Himmler, German Nazi leader & Chief of Police, committed suicide
May 23rd - Lord Haw-Haw arrested at Danish boundary
May 23rd - Winston Churchill resigns as British PM
May 25th - Arthur C Clark proposes relay satellites in geosynchronous orbit
May 26th - US drop fire bombs on Tokyo
May 29th - US 1st Marine division conquerors Shuri-castle Okinawa
Jun 1st - WLB-AM in Minneapolis Minn changes call letters to KUOM
Jun 4th - 6th Marine division occupies Orokoe Peninsula Okinawa
Jun 4th - US, Russia, England & France agree to split occupied Germany
Jun 5th - Opera "Peter Grimes of Benjamin Britten," premieres in London
Jun 5th - USA, UK, USSR, France declare supreme authority over Germany
Jun 6th - "Free People" premieres in Amsterdam
Jun 9th - "Gruesome Twosome," premieres in USA
Jun 9th - -10] Australian troops lands in Brunei Bay North-Borneo
Jun 9th - 71st Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hoop Jr wins in 2:07
Jun 9th - Following an 8-7 win over the Phils, Brooklyn manager Leo Durocher is arrested on a complaint by a fan that Durocher slugged him
Jun 10th - US destroyer William D Porter ("Willie Dee") sunk by kamikaze
Jun 12th - US 7th Marine regiment conquer summit of Kunishi Ridge, Okinawa
Jun 13th - Heerjansdam soccer team forms
Jun 13th - Orokoe peninsula Okinawa captured, with 6,000 dead
Jun 15th - ANJV established in Concert building, Amsterdam
Jun 15th - Dutch political party ANJV forms
Jun 16th - 71st Preakness: Wayne D Wright aboard Polynesian wins in 1:58.8
Jun 16th - Boo Ferriss loses to Yanks 3-2 after starting his career with 8 wins
Jun 17th - Day of Unity in West Germany (National Day)
Jun 18th - William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw) Brit radio traitor charged with treason
Jun 21st - US defeat Japanese forces on Okinawa during WW II
Jun 21st - World War II: The Battle of Okinawa ends.
Jun 23rd - 77th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Pavot wins in 2:30.2
Jun 23rd - Last organized Japanese defiance broken (Tarakan)
Jun 24th - Schermerhorn government forms
Jun 24th - The Moscow Victory Parade takes place.
Jun 25th - Allied landing at Ternate Molukkas
Jun 25th - Imperial General Headquarters in Tokyo announce fall of Okinawa
Jun 26th - England win the second Victory test cricket at Bramall Lane by 41 runs
Jun 26th - UN Charter signed by 50 nations in SF
Jun 27th - Foundation 1940-45 established
Jun 28th - Polish Provisional government of National Unity set up by Soviets
Jun 29th - 20.6 cm rainfall at Litchville North Dakota (state record)
Jun 29th - Ruthenia, formerly in Czechoslovakia, becomes part of Ukrainian SSR
Jun 29th - Carpathian Ruthenia was annexed by Soviet Union.
Jun 30th - 17-day newspaper strike in NY begins
Jul 1st - 1st of the superstars returns from the WW II, Hank Greenberg homers
Jul 1st - 55th Postmaster General: Robert E Hannegan of Mo takes office
Jul 1st - Allies troop land on Balikpapan
Jul 5th - Labour Party wins British parliamentary election
Jul 5th - World War II: Liberation of the Philippines declared.
Jul 6th - Nicaragua becomes 1st nation to formally accept UN Charter
Jul 6th - Pres Truman signs executive order establishing Medal of Freedom
Jul 6th - Wash Senator Rick Ferrell catches a record 1,722 games                                
Jul 10th - Lt-adm Marc Mitscher named chief of US Navy staff
Jul 12th - Cubs stop Braves Tommy Holmes modern-day NL hitting streak at 37 games
Jul 13th - 1st atom bomb explodes in New Mexico
Jul 14th - Battleship USS South Dakota is 1st US ship to bombard Japan
Jul 15th - 27th PGA Championship: Byron Nelson at Morraine CC Dayton Ohio
Jul 16th - 1st atomic bomb detonated, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico
Jul 16th - Australian Services win 3rd Victory Test Cricket by 4 wickets
Jul 16th - Cruiser Indianapolis leaves SF with atom bomb
Jul 17th - Potsdam Conference (FDR, Stalin, Churchill) holds 1st meeting
Jul 19th - Edwin Schlossberg, husband of Carolyn Kennedy
Jul 19th - USS Cod saves 51 sailors from Dutch sub in only sub-to-sub rescue
Jul 21st - Detroit Tigers & Phila A's play 24 inning 1-1 tie
Jul 23rd - Marshal Henri Pétain, leader Vichy-regime, goes on trial
Jul 24th - US destroyer Underhill torpedoed West of Guam
Jul 26th - After Labour landslide in general election, Clement Attlee becomes PM
Jul 26th - Declaration of Potsdam: US/Brit/China demands Japanese surrender
Jul 26th - Japanese government disregards US ultimatum
Jul 26th - US cruiser Indianapolis reaches Tinian with atom bomb
Jul 26th - Winston Churchill resigns as Britain's PM
Jul 27th - Cubs purchase pitcher Hank Borowy from NY Yankees
Jul 27th - US Communist Party forms
Jul 28th - Japanese premier Suzuki disregards US ultimatum to surrender
Jul 28th - US Army B-25 crashes into 79th floor of Empire State Bldg, 14 die
Jul 28th - US Senate ratifies UN charter 89-2
Jul 29th - After delivering the Atomic Bomb across the Pacific, the cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed & sunk by a Japanese submarine
Jul 30th - Philippines Sea: US cruiser Indianapolis torpedoed/sinks, 880 die
Jul 31st - Pierre Laval, the fugitive former leader of Vichy France, surrenders to Allied soldiers in Austria.
Aug 1st - Japanese city Toyama destroyed by B-29's
Aug 1st - Mel Ott is 1st in NL to hit 500th HR (joins Babe Ruth & Jimmy Foxx)
Aug 1st - SVBO soccer team forms in Barger-Oosterveld
Aug 2nd - Potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill
Aug 4th - Golfer Byron Nelson records most tournament wins (18) in a season
Aug 4th - Red Sox Tom McBride is 3rd to get 6 RBIs in an inning (4th)
Aug 5th - Atom Bomb dropped on Hiroshima (Aug 6th in Japan)
Aug 6th - Hiroshima Peace Day-atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima by "Enola Gay"
Aug 6th - Keith Miller scores 110 in the 4 Victory Test Cricket at Lord's
Aug 8th - England & Aust Services draw 4th Victory Test
Aug 8th - Pres Harry S Truman signs UN Charter
Aug 8th - US, USSR, England & France sign Treaty of London
Aug 8th - USSR declares war against Japan in WW II
Aug 8th - USSR establishes a communist government in North Korea
Aug 9th - US drops 2nd atomic bomb "Fat Man" on Japan destroys part of Nagasaki
Aug 10th - Japan announces willingness to surrender to Allies provided status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged
Aug 11th - Allies refuse Japan's surrender offer to retain Emperor Hirohito
Aug 13th - 35 Jews sacrifice their lives to blow up Nazi rubber plant in Silesia
Aug 14th - V-J Day; Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW II
Aug 15th - A riot ensued in SF while the city was celebrating the end of WW II
Aug 15th - South Korea liberated from Japanese rule
Aug 15th - US wartime rationing of gasoline & fuel oil ends
Aug 15th - Chandler sells World Series radio rights for $150,000 to Gillette, Ford had been World Series sponsor since 1934, pay $100,000 annually
Aug 15th - World War II: Korean Liberation Day.
Aug 16th - Puyi, the last Chinese emperor and ruler of Manchukuo, was captured by Soviet troops.
Aug 17th - Indonesia (Dutch E Indies) declares independence from Netherlands
Aug 17th - Koreas divided on 38th parallel with US occupying the southern area
Aug 17th - Indonesian Declaration of Independence.
Aug 18th - Scheduled demonstrations at Polo Grounds & Ebbets Field to end segregation in organized baseball are called off
Aug 19th - Phillies Jimmie Foxx, 37, pitches 1st 7 innings vs Reds & wins
Aug 20th - Dodgers Tommy Brown, 17, is youngest player to hit a HR
Aug 20th - Robert Hamilton wins PGA golf tournament
Aug 20th - Russian troops occupy Harbin & Mukden
Aug 20th - Tommy Brown, Bkln Dodger becomes youngest HR hitter (17)
Aug 21st - Pres Truman ends Lend-Lease program
Aug 22nd - Bob Cristofani scores 110 for Aust Services at Old Trafford
Aug 22nd - England defeat Aust Services by 6 wkts in 5th Victory Test Cricket
Aug 22nd - Noel Coward's revue "Sigh no More," premieres in London
Aug 22nd - Vietnam conflict begins as Ho Chi Minh leads a successful coup
Aug 24th - Cleveland ace Bob Feller returns from Navy & strike out 12
Aug 25th - Jewish immigrants are permitted to leave Mauritius for Palestine
Aug 26th - Japanese diplomats board Missouri to receive instructions on Japan's surrender at the end of WW II
Aug 27th - US troops land in Japan after Japanese surrender
Aug 29th - British liberate Hong Kong from Japan
Aug 29th - Gen MacArthur named Supreme Commander of Allied Powers in Japan
Aug 30th - 12th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 19, All-Stars 7 (92,753)
Aug 30th - Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th Symphony
Aug 30th - Gen MacArthur lands in Japan
Aug 30th - Hong Kong liberated from Japan
Aug 31st - The Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies.
Sep 1st - Japan surrenders ending WW II (US date, 9/2 in Japan)
Sep 1st - Phillies Vince DiMaggio ties NL record with 4th grand slam of season
Sep 2nd - 59th US Womens Tennis: Sarah P Cooke beats Pauline Betz (36 86 64)
Sep 2nd - Ho Chi Minh declares Vietnam independence from France (National Day)
Sep 2nd - V-J Day; formal surrender of Japan aboard USS Missouri (WW II ends)
Sep 3rd - 65th US Mens Tennis: Sgt Frank A Parker beats Wm Talbert (14-12 61 62)
Sep 3rd - Japanese forces in Philippines surrender to Allies
Sep 4th - Ruben Fine wins 4 simultaneous rapid chess games blindfolded
Sep 4th - US regains possession of Wake Island from Japan
Sep 6th - A's catcher George George punches ump Joe Rue gets suspended
Sep 7th - Japanese at Rioekioe-islands surrender
Sep 7th - Joe Kuhel hits inside-the-park HR, only HR hit by a Senator all season at Washington's Griffith Stadium
Sep 8th - US invades Japanese-held Korea
Sep 8th - Hideki Tojo, Japanese PM during most of WW II, attempts suicide rather than face war crimes tribunal attempt fails, later he is hanged
Sep 9th - Japanese in S Korea, Taiwan, China, Indochina surrender to Allies
Sep 9th - Jimmie Foxx hits his 534th & final HR
Sep 9th - Phila A's Dick Fowler no-hits St Louis Brown, 1-0
Sep 9th - 1st "bug" in a computer program discovered by Grace Hopper, a moth was removed with tweasers from a relay & taped into the log
Sep 10th - KLS-AM in Oakland Ca changes call letters to KWBR (now KDIA)
Sep 10th - Vidkun Quisling sentenced to death for collaborating with Nazis
Sep 10th - Mike the Headless Chicken is decapitated; he survives for another 18 months before choking to death.
Sep 15th - A hurricane in southern Florida and the Bahamas destroys 366 planes and 25 blimps at NAS Richmond.
Sep 16th - Barometric pressure at 856 mb (25.55") off Okinawa (record low)
Sep 18th - 1000 whites walk out of Gary Ind schools to protest integration
Sep 19th - Kim Il Sung arrives in harbor of Wonsan, Korea
Sep 19th - Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce) sentenced to death in London
Sep 20th - German rocket engineers begin work in US
Sep 22nd - Stan Musial gets 5 hits off 5 pitchers on 5 consecutive pitches
Sep 26th - All old Dutch banknotes declared invalid
Sep 28th - "Mildred Price" starring Joan Crawford opens at Strand
Sep 28th - Canadian football's Calgary Bronks changes its name to Stampeders
Sep 28th - Robert T Duncan appears as Tonio in "I Pagliacci"
Sep 29th - Cubs clinch NL pennant
Sep 30th - Hank Greenberg's final day HR wins pennant for Tigers
Sep 30th - Bourne End rail crash, Hertfordshire, England killed 43
Oct 1st - Heavyweight champ Joe Louis is discharged from army
Oct 1st - US Office of Strategic Serbia (OSS) disbands
Oct 3rd - Elvis Presley's 1st public appearance, he is 10
Oct 3rd - Tigers & Cubs meet in World Series for 4th time
Oct 3rd - World Federation of Trade Unions forms; CIO a member
Oct 5th - "Meet the Press" premieres on radio
Oct 5th - Indonesian army forms
Oct 5th - Queen Wilhelmina visits Rotterdam
Oct 5th - Hollywood Black Friday: A six month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers' studios.
Oct 6th - Gen Eisenhower welcomed in Hague (on Hitler's train)
Oct 6th - Memorial for executed unveiled in Terbregge
Oct 6th - Tavern owner "Billy Goat" Sianis buys seat for his goat for Game 4 of World Series & is escorted out, he casts goat curse on Cubs
Oct 7th - Dutch author A M de Jong's murderer Ton van Gog escapes
Oct 8th - Truman announced atomic bomb secret shared with Britain & Canada
Oct 9th - British troops occupy Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal
Oct 10th - Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 3 in 42nd World Series
Oct 11th - Chinese civil war begins, Chiang Kai-Shek vs Mao Tse-Tung
Oct 11th - JPL WAC Corporal Launch (1st Man-Made Object to escape Atmosphere)
Oct 14th - Chicago Cardinals end a record 29-game losing streak, beat Bears
Oct 15th - Baseball Attendance hits record 10.28 million (Tigers 1.28 is highest)
Oct 16th - UN's Food & Agriculture Organization comes into existence
Oct 17th - Juan Peron becomes dictator of Argentina
Oct 18th - Nazi war crime trial opens in Nuremberg
Oct 18th - Paul Robeson wins Spingarn Medal for singing & acting achievements
Oct 20th - Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Lawrence opens trial of Neurenberg
Oct 21st - Women in France allowed to vote for 1st time
Oct 23rd - Jackie Robinson signs Montreal Royal contract
Oct 24th - Charter of United Nations of force became
Oct 24th - France (PC/PS/MRP win parliamentary election (25/24/23%)
Oct 24th - UN charter comes into effect
Oct 25th - Japanese surrender Taiwan to Gen Chiang Kai-shek
Oct 27th - "Carib Song" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 36 performances
Oct 27th - 1st edition of Elseviers Weekly newspaper (Elseviers Magazine)
Oct 29th - 1st ball point pen goes on sale, 57 years after it is patented
Oct 29th - Happy Chandler, resigns as US Senator, remains as baseball commish
Oct 29th - Getulio Vargas, president of Brazil, resigns.
Oct 30th - Branch Rickey signs Jackie Robinson to a Montreal Royals
Oct 30th - US government announces end of shoe rationing                                         
Nov 1st - 1st issue of Ebony magazine published by John H Johnson
Nov 3rd - Lindsay Hassett scores 187 & 124* for Aust Services at Delhi
Nov 5th - Colombia joins the United Nations.
Nov 6th - HUAC begins investigation of 7 radio commentators
Nov 8th - "Girl from Nantucket" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 12 performances
Nov 8th - Riverboat sinks off Hong Kong; kills 1,550
Nov 10th - "Are You with It?" opens at Century Theater NYC for 264 performances
Nov 10th - College football's #1 Army beats #2 Notre Dame 48-0
Nov 10th - General Enver Hoxha becomes leader of Albania
Nov 10th - Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald liberated by US
Nov 10th - Heavy battle in Surabaya between Indonesian nationalists and returning colonialists after World War II, celebrated as Heroes' Day (Hari Pahlawan).
Nov 12th - Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Cordell Hull (establishing UN)
Nov 13th - Australian Services draw 1st Victory Test against India
Nov 14th - H Lindsay & R Crouse's "State of the Union," premieres in NYC
Nov 14th - Java: Sutan Sjahrir appointed as forming government
Nov 15th - The rules are revised for election of modern players to the Hall of
Nov 16th - Yeshiva College (Univesity), chartered in NY, 1st US Jewish College
Nov 16th - UNESCO is founded.
Nov 17th - "Girl from Nantucket" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 12 perfs
Nov 17th - New world air speed record 606 mph (975 kph) set by HJ Wilson of RAF
Nov 18th - Arnold Schoenberg's Prelude for orch & mixed choir, premieres
Nov 20th - 24 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany
Nov 20th - Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 9th Symphony under J Mravinski premieres
Nov 20th - Queen Wilhelmina opens parliament in Hague
Nov 21st - Benjamin Britten's 2nd String quartet in C, premieres
Nov 21st - General Motors workers go on strike
Nov 22nd - "Day before Spring" opens at National Theater NYC for 167 performances
Nov 22nd - Jim Benton, Cleveland end, gains 303 yards (NFL record)
Nov 23rd - Most US wartime rationing of foods, including meat & butter, ends
Nov 26th - During snow storm, school bus crashes, kills 15 (Washington)
Nov 27th - Gen George C Marshall named special US envoy to China
Nov 27th - Hannie Buy buried in presence of Queen Wilhelmina
Nov 27th - Trial against NSB-leader Mussert begins
Nov 27th - Dutch resistance fighter Hannie Schaft re-buried in presence of Queen Wilhelmina
Nov 28th - Aust Services draw second Victory Test Cricket v India at Calcutta
Nov 29th - Yugoslavian Socialist Republic proclaimed
Nov 30th - 33rd CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 35-0
Dec 1st - CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Winnipeg, 35-0 at Toronto
Dec 4th - 11th Heisman Trophy Award: Doc Blanchard, Army (FB)
Dec 4th - Senate approves US participation in UN
Dec 5th - "Lost Squadron" crashes east of Florida (Bermuda Triangle)
Dec 5th - Special Council of Annulment affirms death sentence of Max Blokzijl
Dec 7th - Microwave oven patented
Dec 10th - Aust Services lose 3rd Victory Test Cricket to India by 6 wkts
Dec 10th - Preston Tucker reveals plan to produce the Torpedo, a new 150 MPH car
Dec 11th - Het Parool publishes 1st Captain Rob-strip
Dec 12th - Special Court of justice convicts NSB-leader Mussert to death
Dec 14th - Elmer Rice' "Dream Girl," premieres in NYC
Dec 15th - John J "Cardinal" O'Connor, ordained as a priest
Dec 16th - Cleveland Rams win NFL championship
Dec 18th - Uruguay joins UN
Dec 19th - Austrian Republic re-establishes
Dec 19th - Jean Giraudoux' "La Folle de Chaillot," premieres in Paris
Dec 20th - Rationing of auto tires ends in US
Dec 21st - "Billion Dollar Baby" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 219 performances
Dec 21st - Gould/Comden/Green's "Billion Dollar Baby," premieres in NYC
Dec 22nd - Utrecht: Catholic People's party (KVP) established
Dec 23rd - Frederick Astons "Cinderella" premieres in London
Dec 23rd - Pope Pius XII encyclical Orientals omnes, about Rutheense church
Dec 26th - CFP franc and CFA franc are created.
Dec 27th - Arthur Laurent's "Home of the Brave," premieres in NYC
Dec 27th - International Monetary Fund established-World Bank founded
Dec 27th - The World Bank was created with the signing of an agreement by 28 nations.
Dec 28th - Congress officially recognizes "Pledge of Allegiance"
Dec 31st - Bradman scores 112, his 1st post-War century, SA v Aust Services
Dec 31st - Ratification of UN Charter completed

 

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