1st August 1870
Tower Subway, the world’s first underground tube railway opened in London. 150 years.
6th August 1945
The United States of America dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in Japan. 75 years.
9th August 1930
Betty Boop is making her debut in a cartoon. 90 years.
9th August 1945
The United States of America dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki in Japan. 75 years.
21st August 1940
Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary and Marxist theorist, was assassinated. 80 years.
26th August 1910
Mother Teresa MC, the Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun, missionary and Saint, was born. 110 years
27th August 1965
Le Corbusier, Swiss-born French architect and city planner, died. 55 years.
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