MYSTERY WIRE — On this day, August 19, three tests were conducted.
The United States has officially conducted 1,054 atomic tests, many of them at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and others at Bikini Atoll, Enewetak Atoll, Christmas Island, and other Pacific Ocean locations.
The testing began July 16, 1945 with Trinity near Alamogordo, New Mexico and continued until September 23, 1992 with Divider, part of Operation Julin.
August 19, 1964
Operation Whetstone – Alva
August 19, 1977 – 2 tests
Operation Fulcrum – Scupper
Operation Fulcrum – Scantling