Sunday, April 24, 2011


April 24

On this day in 1945 president Harry Truman was informed about the Manhattan Project. There were three bombs made, Trinity was the first test bomb that was set off a few days before Truman was told of the existence of a weapon that could wipe out an entire city. He used to other two, Fat man and Little Boy on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Interesting that Roosevelt didn't let Truman in on any of the information dealing with the Manhattan Project. Maybe he thought he would have survived long enough to see the war through, after all FDR was in tip-top shape.
Also on this date in 1916 was the Easter Rebellion in Ireland. As a result the Republic of Ireland was created and has been fighting the United Kingdom ever since. The British presence on the emerald isle still exists with the northern counties, or Northern Ireland, and has caused much bloodshed in the last century.

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