MYSTERY WIRE — On this day, June 27, five tests were conducted. In both 1958 and 1962 double tests were conducted.
The United States has officially conducted 1,054 nuclear 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.
June 27, 1958
Operation Hardtrack I – Redwood
Bikini Atoll map
Operation Hardtrack I – Elder
Enewetak Atoll map
June 27, 1962
Operation Nougat (Dominic) – Bighorn
Kiritimati (Christmas Island), Kiribati map
Operation Nougat – Haymaker
June 27, 1989
Operation Cornerstone – Amarillo