09 august 2020

On This Day: U.S. drops atomic bomb on Nagasaki


Aug. 9 (UPI) -- On this date in history:In 1483, the Sistine Chapel opens in the Vatican.AdvertisementIn 1854, Walden was published by Henry David Thoreau.In 1936, American track star Jesse Owens won his fourth Olympic gold medal in Berlin.In 1945, a U.S. B-29 bomber dropped an atomic bomb nicknamed "Fat Man" on the Japanese city of Nagasaki three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima . Three weeks later, Japan formally surrendered, ending World War II.In 1969, actress Sharon Tate and four [...]