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16 July 1945, The first atomic bomb was detonated at the Trinity site in the Jornada del Muerto Desert, southwestern United States

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Jacob A. Marinsky, Lawrence E. Glendenin, and Charles D. Coryell perform the first confirmed synthesis of Promethium, filling in the last "gap" in the periodic table

4 January 1945 Birth of Richard Royce Schrock

1 August 1945 Birth of Douglas Dean Osheroff

31 August 1945 Death of Stefan Banach

24 September 1945 Birth of Johannes (Hans) Wilhelm Geiger

11 December 1945 Death of Marie-Paul-Auguste-Charles Fabry, France,

1945 Death of Hans Fischer

1945 Death of Sir John Ambrose Fleming

1945 Death of Catherine Alice Raisin

1945 Death of Robert Hutchings Goddard

1945 Birth of Lyn Evans

Nobel Prize

Physics to Wolfgang Pauli "for the discovery of the Exclusion Principle, also called the Pauli Principle"

Chemistry to Artturi Ilmari Virtanen "for his research and inventions in agricultural and nutrition chemistry, especially for his fodder preservation method"

Physiology or Medicine to Sir Alexander Fleming, Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Howard Walter Florey "for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases"

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