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Michael Brown is killed by a police officer

The shooting of Michael Brown occurred in August 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, a northern suburb of St. Louis. Brown, an 18-year-old African American, walking with a friend in the center of a two-way road and was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, a 28-year-old white police officer. Brown was hit a total of 6 times from the front.

Manson Family embarks on a California Killing spree

Four members of the Family invaded the home of a married celebrity couple, actress Sharon Tate and director Roman Polanski at 10050 Cielo Drive in Los Angeles. They murdered Tate, who was eight and a half months pregnant, along with three friends who were visiting at the time, and an 18-year-old visitor, who was slain as he was departing the home.

Nagasaki nuclear bombing

US Air Force overthrew the second nuclear bomb over the Japanese city of Nagasaki. The bomb named Fat Man was made of plutonium equivalent to 21 kilotons TNT. Immediately after the attack, 35 to 40 thousand people were killed, another tens of thousands of people died later as consequence of injury and irradiation.