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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1945.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1945: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1945?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1945 US Army arrives at Siegfriedlinie.
  • 02 Feb 1945 Escape attempt at Mauthausen concentration camp.
  • 03 Feb 1945 Almost 1000 Flying Fortresses drop 3000 ton bombs on Berlin
  • 04 Feb 1945 FDR, Churchill and Stalin meet at Yalta
  • 05 Feb 1945 US troops under General Douglas MacArthur enter Manilla, Philippines.
  • 06 Feb 1945 Russian Red Army crosses the river Oder.
  • 07 Feb 1945 US 76th / 5th Infantry divisions begin crossing Sauer
  • 08 Feb 1945 Allied air attack on Goch / Kleef / Kalkar / Reichswald
  • 09 Feb 1945 WAAF-corporal flies along the tail of a Spitfire
  • 10 Feb 1945 WWII: The ''SS General von Steuben'' is sunk by the Soviet submarine S-13.
  • 11 Feb 1945 Yalta agreement signed by FDR, Churchill and Stalin
  • 12 Feb 1945 San Francisco, California, selected for site of United Nations Conference.
  • 13 Feb 1945 Allied planes bomb Dresden Germany; 135,000 die
  • 14 Feb 1945 President Franklin D. Roosevelt meets with King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia aboard the USS Quincy, officially starting the U.S.-Saudi diplomatic relationship.
  • 16 Feb 1945 US forces land on Corregidor, complete conquest on March 3
  • 19 Feb 1945 30,000 US Marines land on Iwo Jima
  • 21 Feb 1945 British Army captures Goch.
  • 22 Feb 1945 Arab League forms (Cairo, Egypt).
  • 23 Feb 1945 US Marines raise flag on Iwo Jima, famous photo and statue
  • 24 Feb 1945 Egypt and Syria declares war on Nazi-Germany
  • 25 Feb 1945 US aircraft carriers attack Tokyo, Japan.
  • 26 Feb 1945 Very heavy bombing on Berlin by 8th US Air Force.
  • 27 Feb 1945 Battle of US 94 Infantry
  • 28 Feb 1945 In Bucharest, a violent demonstration takes place, during which the ''bolşevic'' group opens fire on the army and protesters. In response, Andrei Y. Vishinsky, USSR vice commissioner of foreign affairs and president of the Allied Control Commission for Romania, travels to Bucharest to compel Nicolae Rădescu to resign as premier.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in February 1945?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive
  2. - Don't Fence Me In
  3. - A Little on the Lonely Side
  4. - I'm Beginning To See The Light
  5. - Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night of the Week)

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Country: United States of America

Shutter Island

Shutter Island

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States of America

Bombay

Bombay

Directed by: Mani Ratnam

Starring: Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala, Kitty, Master Harsha