1945 wis a year stairtin on a Monanday.
|Centuries:||19t century – 20t century – 21st century|
|Decades:||1910s 1920s 1930s – 1940s – 1950s 1960s 1970s|
|Years:||1942 1943 1944 – 1945 – 1946 1947 1948|
- Aprile 30 – Daith o Adolf Hitler: Adolf Hitler an his wife o ane day, Eva Braun, commit suicide as the Reid Airmy approaches the Führerbunker in Berlin. Karl Dönitz succeeds Hitler as Preses o Germany (Reichspräsident) an Joseph Goebbels succeeds as Chancellor o Germany (Reichskanzler), in accordance wi Hitler's poleetical testament o the previous day.
- Mey 8 – WWII: Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day) observed bi the wastren European pouers as Nazi Germany surrenders, merkin the end o WWII in Europe.
- Juin 26 – The Unitit Naitions Chairter is signed.
- August 6 – WWII: Atomic bombin o Hiroshima: A Unitit States B-29 Superfortress, the Enola Gay, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Little Boy", on Hiroshima, Japan, at 8:15 a.m. (local time). The atomic bombins are believed tae hae resultit in atween 129,000 an 246,000 daiths.
- August 9 – WWII: Atomic bombin o Nagasaki: A Unitit States B-29 Bomber, Bockscar, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Fat Man", on Nagasaki, Japan, at 11:02 a.m. (local time).
- September 2 – WWII ends: the final offeecial Japanese Instrument o Surrender is acceptit bi the Supreme Allied Commander, General Douglas MacArthur, an Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz for the Unitit States, an delegates frae the Unitit Kinrick, Australie, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Cheenae, an ithers frae a Japanese delegation led bi Mamoru Shigemitsu, on buird the American battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
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