On this day: November 1

POSTED: 1:34 AM Nov 01 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 01 2013

The Sistine Chapel's ceiling is unveiled, the National Weather Service makes its first forecast, the U.S. explodes its first hydrogen bomb, and Honda opens its first U.S. factory, all on this day.

OTD November 1 - Ivy Mike
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Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

1952: The United States detonates its first hydrogen bomb with the "Ivy Mike" nuclear test on Enewetak, an atoll in the Pacific Ocean.

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