What Happened on August 6, 1945

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

BattleAtomic Bombing of Hiroshima

Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima by the US B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay"

  • Keith Miller scores 110 in the 4 Victory Test Cricket at Lord's

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Messersmith, American baseball player
  • Ron Jones, British TV director (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Hiram Johnson, American politician (b. 1866)
  • Prince Wu of Korea (b. 1912)