1945-August-09 Nagasaki, Japan. The exact moment of detonation was captured in this remarkable photograph. Notice the 3 people in the foreground, as yet unaware that anything has happened. The destruction of Nagasaki followed that of Hiroshima by 3 days and compelled Japan to surrender, ending World War II.
1935 Amelia Earhart became the first woman to pilot a non-stop flight from Mexico City to Newark, New Jersey. “Amelia Earhart Vuelo de Buena Voluntad, Mexico, 1935” ("Amelia Earhart Flight of Good Will, Mexico, 1935"