This Day in History

Winston Churchill became the Prime Minister of Britain on May 10, 1940, as the country faced the dire threats of World War II. Churchill’s ascension to leadership came at a critical juncture, following the resignation of Neville Chamberlain. Known for his formidable oratory skills and indomitable spirit, Churchill’s leadership would prove crucial in bolstering British morale and forging alliances that would eventually lead to the Axis powers’ defeat. His tenure is celebrated for the steadfast resolve and visionary foresight that helped navigate Britain through one of its darkest times.