Bruno Hauptmann is convicted in the Lindbergh baby case, France tests a nuclear weapon, and the last "Peanuts" comic strip runs, all on this day.
1960: With the success of a nuclear test in the middle of the Algerian Sahara desert codenamed "Gerboise Bleue," France becomes the fourth country to possess nuclear weapons, following the United States, the Soviet Union and Great Britain.
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