Inukai Tsuyoshi was assassinated by 11 young naval officers.
Robert Menzies who was the Australian Prime Minister at the time announced the beginning of Australia's involvement in the Second World War.
A surprise attack on Pearl Harbour was conducted by the Japanese forces, this led the U.S. formal entry into the Second World War the next day.
The U.S first arrived at Hamilton Wharf in Brisbane.
The Fall of Singapore to the Japanese Army is considered to be one of the greatest military defeats in the history of the British Empire
This was a major battle between the Imperial Japanese Navy and naval and air forces from the United States and Australia.
Battle of Guadalcanal was a military campaign fought on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theatre.
Alfred Jodl signs the instrument of surrender ending Nazi Germany's involvement in the Second World War.
The explosion wiped out 90% of the city and instantly killed 80,000 people.
Japan formally surrenders to the Allies bringing an end to WWII.