1945 in the United States

Events from the year 1945 in the United States. World War II ended during this year following the surrender of Germany in May and that of Japan in September.

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1945
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the United States

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IncumbentsEdit

Federal GovernmentEdit

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JanuaryEdit

 
January 20:Franklin D. Roosevelt, the President of the United States, begins his fourth term
 
Harry S. Truman becomes the 34th U.S. Vice President

FebruaryEdit

 
February 4–11: Yalta Conference

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

 
April 12: Vice President Harry S. Truman becomes the 33rd U.S. President upon the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

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SeptemberEdit

  • September 2
  • September 5
    • The Russian code clerk Igor Gouzenko comes forward with numerous documents implicating the Soviet Union in numerous spy rings in North America: both in the United States and in Canada.
    • Iva Toguri D'Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist "Tokyo Rose", is arrested in Yokohama.
  • September 8 – American troops occupy southern Korea, while the Soviet Union occupies the north, with the dividing line being the 38th parallel of latitude. This arrangement proves to be the indirect beginning of a divided Korea.
  • September 9 – The first actual case of a (computer) bug being found, is a moth lodged in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at the Naval Weapons Center in Dahlgren, Virginia.
  • September 20 – The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) is disbanded and split up among several other agencies.

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ReferencesEdit

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  10. ^ Marlin Briscoe, the 1st Black starting quarterback in the AFL, dies at 76
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