Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima, Japan

Filed under:
World War II Events
Event date:
Sunday, August 06, 2017 (This event repeats every year)
Location:
Hiroshima, Japan
Description:

August 6, 1945
140,000 people, mostly civilians, were killed in the bombing in Hiroshima. Approximately 70,000 were killed on the day of the bombing and the others by the end of 1945 due to burns, radiation and disease caused by the bombing.