August 9th 1945. Between
60,000 and 80,000 (exact figures are impossible, the blast having
obliterated bodies and disintegrated records) people were killed and
thousands more have died from injuries or illness attributed to the
Nagasaki was the secondary target for August 9th, butKokura, the primary target, had 70% cloud cover obscuring that city, prevented the planned attack.
Only one country has ever used nuclear weapons against the civilian population of another country.