1945 wis a year stairtin on a Monanday.
- 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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