a brief history of the bikini…

July 5, 2005 11:59pm

(courtesy of On This Day a la reference.com)

Fact of the Day: bikini

The bikini debuted at a Paris fashion show on July 5, 1946. The skimpy two-piece bathing suit was designed by Louis Reard. It was named after an atoll in the Pacific Ocean where the world’s first peacetime atomic-weapons test was conducted at Bikini on July 1, 1946.

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