A month after the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, a typhoon hit the city killing another 2,000 people.
Kokura, Japan, was the original target of the atomic bomb that landed in Nagasaki.
Fat Man was the code name for the atomic bomb that was detonated over Nagasaki.
A survivor of Hiroshima’s atomic bombing went to Boston in 1951 and won the Marathon.
A Japanese man survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings during WWII.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki are not radioactive anymore mostly because the bombs didn’t touch the ground, but were detonated in the air.
A cat named Tama is a manager at a railway station in Japan, a job which pays her in cat food. During her tenure ridership has increased 10%, leading her to be promoted to super-station manager in 2008. Tama’s currently the only female employee in a managerial position.