Inukai Tsuyoshi, (born May 5, 1855, Okayama, Japan—died May 15, 1932, Tokyo), Japanese politician and prime minister whose assassination marked the end of party participation in the Japanese government in the period preceding World War II.
Rationing introduced in Australia
Thus food rationing was introduced in January 1940, and goods were delegated with the use of coupons as in Australia. Lines for basic items became longer as the war dragged on. Rationing did not end in Britain until 1954, four years after Australia, with meat being the last product to be abolished.
Bombing Of Pearl Harbor
7 December 1941
The bombing or attack of Pearl Harbor was a surprise military attack, ordered by The Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941. The attack led to the United States' formal entry into World War II the next day.
Bombing Of Darwin
19 February 1942
The Battle Of Darwin occurred on the 19th of February 1942 on Australian grounds. The Australian grounds were attacked by two Japanese air raids. The Japanese ended in victory against the Australian’s which resulted in over 250 peoples lives and injured 300-400.
The Battle of Coral Sea
4 May 1942 - 8 May 1942
The Battle of the Coral Sea, fought from 4–8 May 1942, was a major naval battle between the Imperial Japanese Navy and naval and air forces from the United States and Australia, taking place in the Pacific Theatre of World War II
Kokoda Track Campaign
July 1942 - November 1942
The Kokoda Track campaign or Kokoda Trail campaign was part of the Pacific War of World War II. The campaign consisted of a series of battles fought between July and November 1942 in what was then the Australian Territory of Papua.
Battle of Guadalcanal
August 7, 1942 - February 9, 1943
The Guadalcanal campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by American forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War II
May 7, 1945
The German Instrument of Surrender was the legal document which effected the extinction of Nazi Germany, and ended World War II in Europe.
Second atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki
August 9, 1945
Nagasaki. Three days after the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, a second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9 – a 21-kiloton plutonium device known as "Fat Man.”
August 14 1945
The surrender of Imperial Japan was announced by Hirohito on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close. By the end of July 1945, the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) was incapable of conducting major operations and an Allied invasion of Japan was imminent.