History Of Explosives

  • Period: Jan 1, 741 to


  • Aug 28, 745

    The First Hand Grenades (incendary)

    The First Hand Grenades (incendary)
    The first hand grenades were made by putting Greek Fire in ceramic jars
  • Jan 1, 1281

    First recorded use of bombs

    Mongols use bombs agianst the Japan
  • Delft Explosion

    About 40 tonnes of gunpowder exploded on 12 October 1654 destorying most of the town, this was probably the biggest explosion pre 1900
  • First Air Dropped Bomb

    The first air-dropped bombs were used by the Austrians in the 1849 siege of Venice.
  • First Large Scale Dropping Of Bombs

    The first large scale dropping of bombs was droped by Germany at the start of WW1 on this raid they dropped 1,800 kg
  • The First Bazooka is Designed By Edward Uhl

    The First Bazooka is Designed By Edward Uhl
  • "Little Boy" Is Dropped

    "Little Boy" Is Dropped
    A nuclear bomb (codename "Little Boy") was detonated over the Japanese city of Hiroshima on the 6 of August 1945
  • Oklahoma City Bombing

    Oklahoma City Bombing
  • The FOAB Is Created

    The FOAB Is Created
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    The Father Of All Bombs is created by the Russians, It is said to have 4x the power of the Mother Of All Bombs created by the Americans making it the most powerful bomb ever created.