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Sun Jan 27, 2013, 02:05 PM

Today in Peace and Justice history on January 27, 1951

The first atomic test was conducted at the Nevada Proving Ground as an Air Force plane dropped a one-kiloton bomb on Frenchman Flats. The Proving Ground was created by Pres Harry Truman on January 11, 1951.The final nuclear test, Divider, was conducted on September 23, 1992.There were 99 above ground tests and over 800 below ground tests there. http://bit.ly/W97gsC

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