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

But much more happened on July 1945: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1945?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1945 1st of the superstars returns from the WWII, Hank Greenberg homers
  • 02 Jul 1945 The Okinawa campaign is declared over. Total US casualties are 80,000 (dead, wounded, missing, non-combat sickness). Total Japanese casualties are 120,000.
  • 05 Jul 1945 Labour Party wins British parliamentary election
  • 06 Jul 1945 Nicaragua becomes first nation to formally accept United Nations Charter.
  • 08 Jul 1945 WWII: Harry S. Truman is informed that Japan will talk peace if it can retain the reign of the Emperor.ref name=quotnuclearfiles1940quot/
  • 09 Jul 1945 A forest fire breaks out in the Tillamook Burn (the third in that area since 1933).
  • 10 Jul 1945 Lieutenant Admiral Marc Mitscher named chief of US Navy staff
  • 12 Jul 1945 Cubs stop Braves Tommy Holmes modern-day NL hitting streak at 37 games
  • 13 Jul 1945 1st atom bomb explodes in New Mexico
  • 14 Jul 1945 Battleship USS South Dakota is 1st US ship to bombard Japan
  • 15 Jul 1945 27th PGA Championship: Byron Nelson at Morraine Country Club - Dayton Ohio
  • 16 Jul 1945 1st atomic bomb detonated, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico
  • 17 Jul 1945 Potsdam Conference (FDR, Stalin, Churchill) holds 1st meeting
  • 19 Jul 1945 Edwin Schlossberg, husband of Carolyn Kennedy
  • 21 Jul 1945 Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Athletics play 24 innings 1-1 tie.
  • 23 Jul 1945 The post-war legal processes against Philippe Petain begin.
  • 24 Jul 1945 US destroyer Underhill torpedoed West of Guam
  • 26 Jul 1945 After Labour landslide in general election, Clement Attlee becomes Prime Minister
  • 27 Jul 1945 Cubs purchase pitcher Hank Borowy from New York Yankees
  • 28 Jul 1945 Japanese Premier Suzuki disregards US ultimatum to surrender
  • 29 Jul 1945 After delivering the Atomic Bomb across the Pacific, the cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed and sunk by a Japanese submarine
  • 30 Jul 1945 Philippines Sea: US cruiser Indianapolis torpedoed / sinks, 880 die
  • 31 Jul 1945 Pierre Laval, the fugitive former leader of Vichy France, surrenders to Allied soldiers in Austria.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Tain't Me
  2. - Can't You Read Between the Lines?
  3. - Chopin's Polonaise
  4. - Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well?
  5. - Sentimental Journey

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Inception

Inception

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States of America

Cup Fever

Cup Fever

Directed by: David Bracknell

Starring: Bernard Cribbins, Sonia Graham, Dermot Kelly, David Lodge

Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuriy Solomin, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulev

Country: United States of America

Drishyam

Drishyam

Directed by: Nishikant Kamat

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu, Rajat Kapoor

Come and See

Come and See

Directed by: Elem Klimov

Starring: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Vladas Bagdonas

Country: United States of America