1945 – Born on August 6th in Hiroshima. Japanese politician.
– Made a mission of urging the world to abolish nuclear weapons.
1975 – He was the Mayor of Hiroshima.
1982-1988 – He took his appeal for the abolition of nuclear weapons to several international forums, including a United Nations disarmament conference and a summit meeting of leaders from nonaligned nations.
– He was one of those who help found the Mayors for Peace organization.
1944 – Died of pneumonia on June 16th at the age of 78.