Historical Events on May 2, 1945

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Allies occupy Wismar, Northern Germany
  • Dutch Queen Wilhelmina & Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen
  • More than 1,000,000 German soldiers officially surrender to the Western Allies in Italy and Austria

Victory in battleRaising a Flag over the Reichstag

World War II: Battle of Berlin ends as Soviet army takes Berlin and General Weidling surrenders

  • Yugoslav troops occupy Trieste