August 6, Fatah General Conference holds Israel responsible for assassination of Yasser Arafat

1815 – Union between Sweden and Norway.

1896 – France annexes Madagascar Island.

1945 – US drops atomic bomb (“Little Boy”) on Japanese city of Hiroshima killing about 80000 persons and three days later a second atomic bomb (“Fat Man”) was dropped on the city of Nagasaki claiming 60,000 to 80,000 lives.

1966 – Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al  Nahyan  becomes ruler of Abu Dhabi.

2009 – Fatah’s Sixth General Conference anonymously issues a resolution holding Israel responsible for assassination of the late President of the Palestinian National Authority Yaser Arafat.

1881 – Scottish bacteria scientist, Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology  in 1945 Alexander Fleming was born.

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