World History Timeline

Events

US passes Neutrality Acts (date range)

1930

Creation of the Einsatzgruppen

1939

German-Soviet Non-aggression pact

August 23, 1939

German Invasion in Poland

September 1, 1939

Fall of France

May 10, 1940

Battle of Britain

July 10, 1940

German Invasion of Soviet Union

June 22, 1941

Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

United States enters World War II

December 8, 1941

Battle of Stalingrad

1942

Executive Order 9066

February 19, 1942

Battle of Midway Island

June 4, 1942

D-Day (Allied invasion of Europe)

June 6, 1944

Liberation of First Holocaust camp

july 23, 1944

Partisans Shoot Mussolini

April 28, 1945

Partisans Shoot Mussolini

April 28, 1945

Adolf Hitler Commits Suicide

April 30, 1945

V-E Day

May 8, 1945

Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 6, 1945 - August 9, 1945

V-J Day

September 2, 1945

Nuremberg Trials

November 20, 1945 - October 1, 1946