On this day: July 25

Published On: Jul 24 2012 06:34:24 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 25 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.

OTD July 25 - Operation Crossroads
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U.S. Army Photographic Signal Corps

1946: The United States detonates an atomic bomb underwater in the lagoon of Bikini atoll as part of a series of nuclear weapon tests known as Operation Crossroads.

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