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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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The Southerner

The Southerner

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Zachary Scott, Betty Field, J. Carrol Naish, Beulah Bondi

Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh

Release year: 1945

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi

Country: United States of America

The Shanghai Cobra

The Shanghai Cobra

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Benson Fong, James Cardwell

Guest Wife

Guest Wife

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Dick Foran, Charles Dingle

The Falcon in San Francisco

The Falcon in San Francisco

Release year: 1945

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Tom Conway, Rita Corday, Edward Brophy, Sharyn Moffett