July 5, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Labour Party under Clement Attlee wins British parliamentary elections (results not declared until 26 July)

British Prime Minister Clement Attlee
British Prime Minister
Clement Attlee
  • World War II: Liberation of the Philippines declared.

Birthdays in History

  • Dick Scoppettone, rocker
  • Humberto Benítez Treviño, Mexican Politician and Attorney General of México.

Deaths in History

  • John Curtin, 14th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1885)