Nuclear Testing in History (Part 11)

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Historical Events

Events 1001 - 1,033 of 1,033

  • 1990-10-12 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1990-10-24 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1990-11-14 France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • 1990-11-14 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1991-03-08 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1991-05-07 France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • 1991-05-18 France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • 1991-07-05 France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • 1991-07-15 France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa atoll
  • 1991-08-15 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1991-09-14 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1991-10-18 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1992-05-21 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • 1992-09-25 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • 1993-10-05 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • 1994-06-10 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

  • 1994-10-07 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • 1995-05-15 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • 1995-08-17 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • 1996-01-27 France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • 1996-06-08 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

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1996-09-24 U.S. President Bill Clinton signed the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • 1998-05-11 India conducts three underground nuclear tests in Pokhran, including a thermonuclear device
  • 1998-05-13 India carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, in addition to the three conducted on May 11. The United States and Japan impose economic sanctions on India.
  • 1998-05-28 Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of Indian nuclear tests with five of its own, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions.
  • 2006-10-09 North Korea conducts its first nuclear test, with an estimated yield of between 0.4-2 kilotons
  • 2007-01-17 Doomsday Clock set to five minutes to midnight in response to North Korea's 1st nuclear test
  • 2009-05-25 North Korea conducts its second nuclear test while also conducting several missile tests
  • 2013-02-12 North Korea allegedly conducts its third nuclear test, saying it was a nuclear device that could be weaponized
  • 2013-03-07 UN Security Council approves further North Korean sanctions for its nuclear testing
  • 2016-01-06 North Korea states that they have successfully conducted their fourth nuclear test, saying it was a hydrogen bomb in a claim disputed by most international experts
  • 2016-09-09 North Korea conducts its fifth nuclear test at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, at the time its largest ever test at 10 kilotons but superseded by the 2017 test
  • 2017-09-03 North Korea conducts its sixth and largest ever nuclear test, saying it had successfully conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb