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May 15, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • World War II: The final skirmish in Europe is fought near Prevalje, Slovenia

Birthdays in History

  • Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza, heir to the Portuguese crown

Deaths in History

  • Charles Williams, British poet and writer, dies at 58
  • Major Courtney, US medal of honor marine, dies in battle of Sugar Loaf
1945 in History