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Events

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

January

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January 27: The Soviet Red Army liberates Auschwitz.

February

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The "Big Three" at the Yalta Conference: Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin, February 2, 1945.

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During the Battle of Iwo Jima, U.S. Marines land on the island, February 19, 1945.

March

April

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The Japanese battleship Yamato explodes after persistent attacks from U.S. aircraft during the Battle of Okinawa, 7 April 1945.

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Adolf Hitler, along with his wife Eva Braun, committed suicide on 30 April 1945.

May

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Marines of 1st Marine Division fighting on Okinawa, May 1945.

June

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Dwight Eisenhower and Georgy Zhukov, June 5, 1945.

July

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July 16: Trinity Test at night in New Mexico.

August

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August 9: The mushroom cloud from the nuclear bomb dropped on Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air.

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September 2: Japan signs the Instrument of Surrender aboard the USS Missouri.

September

October

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October 24: The United Nations is formed. This was its flag. The modern version is slightly retouched.

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October 18: Nuremberg trials begin, after Buchenwald closed.

November

December

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Births

January

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Rod Stewart

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Tom Selleck

February

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Bob Marley

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Mia Farrow

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Maud Adams

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Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein

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Brenda Fricker

March

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Eric Clapton

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George Miller

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Charles Greene, 1968 Olympic gold medalist

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Rodrigo Duterte

April

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Naftali Temu

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Björn Ulvaeus

May

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Richard Hatch

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Priscilla Presley

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Laurent Gbagbo

June

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Wolfgang Schüssel

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Miriam Defensor Santiago

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Aung San Suu Kyi

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Radovan Karadžić

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Chandrika Kumaratunga

July

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Debbie Harry

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Helen Mirren

August

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Steve Martin

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Khaleda Zia

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Vince McMahon

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Van Morrison

September

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Franz Beckenbauer

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Ehud Olmert

October

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John Lithgow

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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

November

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Neil Young

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Goldie Hawn

December

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Bette Midler

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Portia Simpson-Miller

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Lemmy

Deaths

January

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Else Lasker-Schüler

February

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Anne Frank

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Eric Liddell

March

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David Lloyd George

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Hans Fischer

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Takeichi Nishi

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Tadamichi Kuribayashi

April

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Benito Mussolini

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Adolf Hitler

May

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Joseph Goebbels

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Heinrich Himmler

June

July

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Óscar Benavides

August

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Robert H. Goddard

September

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Johannes Hans Geiger

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Béla Bartók

October

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Pierre Laval

November

December

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Fumimaro Konoe

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George S. Patton

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Emperor Duy Tan

Nobel Prizes

References

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Further reading

  • Ian Buruma. Year Zero: A History of 1945 (Penguin Press; 2013) 368 pages; covers liberation, revenge, decolonization, and the rise of the United Nations.
  • Keith Lowe. Savage Continent: Europe in the Aftermath of World War II (2012) excerpt and text search
  • Walter Yust, ed. 10 Eventful Years, 1937 – 1946 Chicago: Encyclopædia Britannica, 1947, 4 vol., encyclopedia yearbook
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