Paul Tibbets

Paul Tibbets bio

Birth Name: Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr.

Occupation: Pilot

Place Of Birth: Quincy

Date Of Birth: February 23, 1915

Date Of Death: November 1, 2007

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Paul Tibbets was born on the 23rd of February, 1915. He was famous for being a Pilot. United States Air Force Pilot who dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan in 1945. The bomb, code-named “Little Boy,” decimated the city and killed 135,000 people, including civilians and American POWs.

Paul Tibbets was born in Quincy. He enrolled at the University of Cincinnati with the hope of becoming an abdominal surgeon. His plane, the Enola Gay, dropped the first of two atomic bombs on Japan.

Paul Tibbets was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Paul Tibbets was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr. is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Paul’s Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr. attended Western Military Academy, Alton, IL (1933) and University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, University of Cincinnati.


Paul Tibbets’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Paul Tibbets’s parents.

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Paul Tibbets was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME: Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr.
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Paul Tibbets was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Paul Tibbets was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Paul Tibbets had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Paul Tibbets’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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