Full Name: Robert Oppenheimer [Julius Robert Oppenheimer]
Profession: Father of the Atomic Bomb
Why Famous: He is among the persons who are often called the "father of the atomic bomb" for their role in the Manhattan Project, the World War II project that developed the first nuclear weapons.
- 1940-11-01 Theoretical physicist Robert Oppenheimer (36) weds biologist Katherine Harrison Puening
- 1954-04-13 Robert Oppenheimer accused of being a communist
- 1954-06-29 US Atomic Energy Commission voted against reinstating Dr Robert Oppenheimer