August 6, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

/flags/japanAtomic Bombing of Hiroshima

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

Birthdays in History

  • Ron Jones, British TV director (d. 1995)

Deaths in History

  • Hiram Johnson, American progressive politician, US Senator, Governor of California (1911-17), dies at 78
  • Prince Wu of Korea (b. 1912)