A Japanese woman awaits treatment, her back scarred by the patten of the dress she was wearing when the world’s first atomic bomb used in warfare fell on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Since white colors repelled the bomb’s heat and dark colors absorbed it, fabric designs were burned into the skin.

”The patient’s skin is burned in a pattern corresponding to the dark portions of a kimono worn at the time of the explosion.” Atomic bomb survivor (Image from the National Archives)

The Nurse in the Photo:  Edith Shain, holding the iconic photograph taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Originally published in LIFE Magazine, the photo depicts a sailor kissing Edith Shain in her nurse’s uniform, in Times Square on August 14, 1945

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The Nurse in the Photo: Edith Shain, holding the iconic photograph taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Originally published in LIFE Magazine, the photo depicts a sailor kissing Edith Shain in her nurse’s uniform, in Times Square on August my favorite picture !

On August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley died at Graceland. "That was way too soon," his widow (pictured at the funeral with Lisa-Marie) has said. "One phone call changes everything". The one sure thing is "I will always love Him".

{*On August Elvis Presley died at Graceland :( Saddest Day ov my life pictured here is Priscilla holding Lisa's hand at her dads funeral on the August :( Lisa has said One phone call changed Everything*}

A first for the general public, the picture of the “mushroom cloud”? is a very accurate approximation of the enormous quantity of energy spread below. The first atomic bomb, released on August 6 in Hiroshima(Japan) killed about 80,000 people, but it didn’t seem enough because the Japanese didn’t surrender right away. Therefore, on August 9 another bomb was released above Nagasaki. The effects of the second bomb were even more devastating – 150,000 people were killed or injured.

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On August 1945 first atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Then on August 1945 - Second Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki, Japan.

Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977 at age 42.

1977 - Elvis Presley died and yes, I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when I heard the news.

On August 7, 1994 in Oakville, Washington, gelatinous blobs began falling from the sky. Once the globs fell, almost everyone in Oakville started to develop severe, flu-like symptoms that lasted anywhere from 7 weeks to 3 months. Finally, after exposure to the goo caused his mother to fall ill, one resident sent a sample of the blobs for testing. What the technicians discovered was shocking – the globs contained human white blood cells.  (click for more)

The townspeople of Oakville, Washington, were in for a surprise on August Instead of their usual downpour of rain, the inhabitants of the small town witnessed countless gelatinous blobs falling from the sky.

A clock in Hiroshima, destroyed during the atomic bombing of the city on August 6, 1945. Its time marks the moment when the bomb exploded.

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Hiroshima explosion, recorded at August is seen on the remains of a wristwatch found in the ruins in this 1945 United Nations photo

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On August 14, 1945, at seven o’clock, U.S. President Harry S. Truman announces that Japan had surrendered unconditionally, ending World War II. Crowds spontaneously took to the streets.

When a Kiss Isn't Just a Kiss

All Time FAVORITE photo-hanging in my room! Alfred Eisenstaedt’s image of a sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square on V-J Day in 1945

John Lennon relaxes backstage at Shea Stadium on August 24, 1966.

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Lost Beatles Photographs From Tour Manager Bob Bonis Head To The Betsy Hotel (PHOTOS) John Lennon photographed in the locker room at Busch Memorial Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri on August

This lovely southern gentleman isHarry T. Burn; the man who was the deciding vote in passing the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote on August 18, 1920. Tennessee-born, woman-respecting, and just that gosh darn attractive? Well I don’t mind if I do.

History is hot! This lovely southern gentleman is Harry T. the man who was the deciding vote in passing the amendment, giving women the right to vote on August Tennessee-born Southern gentleman.

1958: On August 14th, Elvis Presley's beloved mother Gladys died at the age of 46. She is buried on August 16th, the date on which Elvis will die 19 years later.

on August Elvis Presley's beloved Mother- Gladys Presley died at the age of old. She was buried on August the Date on which Elvis Presley died 19 years later.

A world's record 384-pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California, on August 17, 1900.

World's Record 384 pound black sea bass caught by Franklin Schenck of Brooklyn with rod and reel off Catalina Island, California on August

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints mourn tonight the passing of beloved Prophet, President Thomas S. Monson.  He died January 2, 2018, at 10:01p.m. surrounded by his family at home at age 90 from causes incident to age. The following biography is courtesy of LDS.org. Thomas Spencer Monson was born on August … https://www.ldsdaily.com/church-lds/president-thomas-s-monson-dies-age-90/

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints mourn tonight the passing of beloved Prop

Jennifer Lopez, Street style, chic. Black leather boxer short, high heels with chains, man shirt, classy white jacket.

Who made Jennifer Lopez’s gold chain sandals, black quilted handbag, and leather shorts that she wore in Los Angeles on August 10, 2014? (OutfitID)

Jennifer Lopez wearing Vince Boxer Leather Shorts in Black, Giuseppe Zanotti Coline Open Toe Sandals, Jennifer Lopez Los Angeles August 10

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