5 Jan 1946

  • The Chinese government officially accepted the results of the Mongolian referendum held on 20 Oct 1945, allowing Mongolia to form an independent state. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Light carrier Hosho departed Kure, Japan for Wewak, New Guinea. ww2dbase [Hosho | Kure, Hiroshima | CPC]
  • Prince Takahito's son Princess Tomohito was born. ww2dbase [Takahito | CPC]
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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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