As per our current Database, Donald Hughes is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Donald Hughes is 108 years, 8 months and 5 days old. Donald Hughes will celebrate 109rd birthday on a Tuesday 2nd of April 2024. Below we countdown to Donald Hughes upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Donald Hughes|
|Age||105 years old|
|Born||April 2, 1915 (United States)|
Donald Hughes’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Donald Hughes was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.
Best remembered as a signer of the famous 1945 Franck Report, this nuclear physicist urged the United States government to abandon its plans to detonate atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan at the end of World War II.
Early in his career, he worked for The Naval Ordnance Laboratory in White Oak, Maryland.
After World War II, he worked as a nuclear science researcher at the Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island, New York.
He passed away suddenly at the age of forty-five.
Against the advice of Hughes and other signers of the Franck Report, the American government authorized the wartime use of the atomic bombs that had been developed by J. Robert Oppenheimer and his Manhattan Project team.