Ephemeris of August 9

Ephemeris of August 9

1945: Three days after the launch of the first atomic bomb America on Japan in Hiroshima, it is the city of Nagasaki who is affected. The explosion of the "Fat Man" bomb will kill 70,000 people.

1534: The French Navigator Jacques Cartier reaches the mouth of the St. Lawrence.

- 48: Julius Caesar wins a decisive victory against his rival Pompey the great in Pharsalus in Greece.



Video: Astro-Ephemeris-Animation for August 2011 by Robert von Heeren