Archive for August 6th, 2018

IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

todayinhistory

SandyKozel1
SANDY KOZEL

Related image
On this day in 1945, the U.S. B-29 bomber, known as the Enola Gay, dropped the first atomic bomb on an inhabited area. The bomb
named "Little Boy"(pictured below) was dropped over the center
of Hiroshima, Japan. An estimated 140,000 people were killed.

Image result for the bombing of hiroshima japan 1945

Image result for the bombing of hiroshima japan 1945

Hiroshima,nagasaki,atomic bombing

Image result for the bombing of hiroshima japan 1945
The above August 6, 1945 file photos shows the destruction from the atomic bomb explosion on Hiroshima, Japan.

Related image

associated-press-3

Image result for lyndon b johnson signs the voting rights act
The Voting Rights Act was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson 
on this day in 1965.

LBJ and King.jpg
President Lyndon B. Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr. at the
Capitol after the signing of the Voting Rights Act.

associated-press-3

Related image
Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini)

Pope Paul VI reigned from 21 June 1963 to his death in 1978 at age 80.

                          Paul VI's coat of arms

associated-press-3

Image result for alexander fleming

Related image
Sir Alexander Fleming  (6 August 1881 – 11 March 1955) He died
in London of a heart attack.

Fleming was a Scottish physician, microbiologist, and pharmacologist. His
best-known discoveries are the
enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the world’s
first
antibiotic substance benzylpenicillin (Penicillin G) from the mold
Penicillium notatum in 1928, for which he shared the
Nobel Prize in
Physiology or Medicine
in 1945 with Howard Florey and Ernst Boris
Chain
. Modern antibiotics are tested using a method similar to Fleming’s
discovery.

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in AIRCRAFT,ANNIVERSARY,Bombing,DEATH,HISTORY,Medicine,MUSIC,Pope,Religion,Right to vote,Science,Singers and have No Comments