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The dog of Rancher Lucille Hogg from Meeteetse, Wyoming, brought a dead black-footed ferret to her door in. The species as considered extinct from 1979. The rediscovery was followed by a program of captive breeding and reintroduction into the wild. Currently, there are eighteen healthy black-footed ferret populations in the US.

Plutonium for the Nagasaki bomb

The Hanford Atomic Facility produced its first plutonium. It was used in the first nuclear test ever, operation Trinity, and in the Fat Man bomb dropped on Nagasaki. (Hiroshima bomb was filled with uranium-235, not plutonium.) Plutonium production in Hanford continued during the Cold War. The factory made plutonium filling for 60.000 nuclear weapons.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1968

Jerry Yang

born 1976

Alie Ward