MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Thu, 22 Oct 2020 17:35:34 +0000 Today in History for August 6th http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/0402f06492274563a9e45819a4f9fadb Highlights of this day in history: The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan during World War II; LBJ signs the Voting Rights Act; Pope Paul VI dies; Scientist Alexander Fleming born; Funk singer Rick James dies. (Aug. 6) 0402f06492274563a9e45819a4f9fadb Thu, 06 Aug 2020 02:51:07 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLYSHOTLIST:CLIENTS NOTE: VIDEO ONLY - SHOTLIST AND STORYLINE TO FOLLOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SOURCE - RESTRICTIONLocation - Date1. See ScriptSTORYLINE: August 6th, 1945:  (AP Photos)For the first time, a nuclear weapon is used in warfare.The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan during World War Two.The blast and its aftermath kill an estimated 140-thousand people.  President Harry Truman...(SOT of Truman)1965:  (AP Photos)In Washington, a victory for America's civil rights movement, as President Lyndon Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act.The law lifts barriers in segregated states in the South, aimed at preventing blacks from exercising their right to vote.1978:  (AP Photos)Pope Paul the Sixth dies in Castel Gandolfo, Italy at age 80.His successor, Pope John Paul the First, dies after 33 days as pontiff.  He is followed by Pope John Paul the Second.1881:  (AP Photos)Alexander Fleming --- the scientist behind the discovery of the antibiotic agent penicillin --- is born in Lochfield, Scotland.And, 2004:  (AP Photos)(NAT of 'Super Freak')Funk singer Rick James dies of a heart attack at his home in Los Angeles.  He was 56 years old.Today in History, August 6th --- ___ ___, The Associated Press.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Highlights of this day in history: The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan during World War II; LBJ signs the Voting Rights Act; Pope Paul VI dies; Scientist Alexander Fleming born; Funk singer Rick James dies. (Aug. 6) Today in History for August 6th