1945 Timeline

By Connor O

Pacific

Battle of Luzon

9 January 1945 - 15 August 1945

Battle of Manila

2/3/45 - 3/3/45

MacArthur Returns to Philippines

2/7/45

Battle of Iwo Jima

2/19/45 - 3/26/45

Bombing of Tokyo

3/9/45

Battle of Okinawa

4/1/45 - 6/21/45

Battle of West Hunan

4/9/45 - 6/7/45

V-E Day

5/8/45

Battle of Malacca Strait

5/15/45 - 5/16/45

Philippines Liberated

7/5/45

2nd Guangxi Campaign

8/4/45

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima

8/6/45

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki

8/9/45

Soviet Union Offensive in Manchuria

8/9/45

V-J Day

8/15/45

World War II Ends

9/2/45

Tojo Commits Suicide

9/8/45

Tsunami Kills 3,746 in Japan

9/18/45

Europe

Battle of the Bulge

12/16/44 - 1/25/45

Hitler takes Residence in Bunker

1/16/45

Warsaw Liberated

1/17/45

Auschwitz Liberated

1/27/45

Yalta Conference

2/4/45 - 2/11/45

Western Allied Invasion of Germany

2/8/45 - 5/8/45

RAF Bombs Dresden

2/13/45

Anne Frank Dies

3/1/45

Italian Offensive

4/6/45 - 5/2/45

Buchenwald Liberated

4/11/45

Battle of Groningen

4/14/45 - 4/18/45

Battle of Berlin

4/16/45 - 5/2/45

Mussolini Executed

4/28/45

Hitler Commits Suicide

4/30/45

Denmark Liberated

5/4/45

V-E Day

5/8/45

Heinrich Himmler Commits Suicide

5/23/45

V-J Day

8/15/45

World War II Ends

9/2/45

Nuremberg Trials Begin

11/20/45

North America

FDR Inagurated for 4th Term

1/20/45

US Soldier Executed for Desertion

1/31/45

FDR Dies

4/12/45

Japanese Fire Balloon Kills 6

5/5/45

V-E Day

5/8/45

Atomic Bomb Test in NM

7/16/45

B-25 Crashes into Empire State Building

7/28/45

V-J Day

8/15/45

World War II Ends

9/2/45

88 German Scientists Imported to USA

11/16/45

USA Joins United Nations

12/4/45

Other

1945

1/1/45 - 12/31/45

V-E Day

5/8/45

United Nations Charter Signed

6/26/45

V-J Day

8/15/45

Animal Farm Published

8/17/45

World War II Ends

9/2/45

Chinese Civil War Begins

10/11/45

United Nations Founded

10/24/45

Earthquake kills 4,000 in Pakistan

11/28/45

World Bank Created

12/27/45