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jul 16, 1945 - The "Gadget" is tested and proves the atomic bombs will work

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The "Gadget," an plutonium implosion device, detonates successfully in the Trinity test at Alamogordo, NM, demonstrating that the Fat Man atomic bomb design will work.

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jul 16, 1945
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~ 73 years ago

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