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Steven Alberto Lott
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VE Day (Victory in Europe)
Creation of NATO
The Establishment of the Truman Doctrine
Establishment of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Chinese Communist Forces capture Manchuria
Creation of the Marshall Plan
Invasion on Czeckoslovakia
Destruction of the Berlin Wall
Mao Zedong establishes the People's Republic of China.
UN Division of Palastine.
Creation of the Federal Republic of Germany
First Successful Soviet Nuclear Weapons Test
United States Test Atomic Bomb
Establishment of the Republic of Korea
Creation of the German Democratic Republic
UN Amphibious landings at Inchon.
UN Invasion of North Korea
Chinese Intervention in Korea
Britain creates & successfully tests its first Atomic Bomb
Fulgencio Batista comes to Power in Cuba
Fidel Castro's first attempted coup
Democracy Established in Poland
Reagan announces increased military spending
US President Richard M. Nixon visits Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
South Vietnamese President Diem and his brother, Ngo Dinh Nhu, are killed
Soviet-US Summit Marks the beginning of a period of Detente
Helinski Accords are held
Marshal Law Decalred in Poland
The Gdansk Agreement is signed.
Viet Cong is Establsihed
United States Wages War On Vietnam
Elimination of Intermediate Nuclear Missles
Hungarian Democracy Ralley
Establishment of the Republic of Czechoslovakia.
China and the Soviet Union sign a 30-year treaty of friendship.
Harry Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb.
The United States tests a hydrogen bomb in the Marshall Islands.
Execution of Lavrenti Beria
Vietminh victory at Dien Bien Phu.
France agrees to leave North Vietnam
Establishment of SEATO
West Germany Joins NATO
Nixon announces the further withdrawal of US Troops from Vietnam
UN General Assembly votes to admit communist China.
Nixon orders an end of US action in Vietnam
India becomes the world's sixth nuclear power.
North Vietnamese forces capture Da Nang
Saigon is captured
SEATO is dissolved.
Left-wing Sandinista rebels gain control of Nicaragua
Solidarnosc is legalized in Poland
Polish Political & Economic Reform
PLA tanks kill 2,000 protesters in Tiananmen Square in China.
Democracy Established in Hunagry
Coalition Government formed in Poland
Czechoslovakian Political & Economic Reform
Expansion of SDI
Mikhail Gorbachev named First Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party
End of Soviet missile deployments in Europe
Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan agreed to open negotiations on arms reductions
US Marines invade Grenada
Communist Coup de tau in Grenda
Boeing 747 airliner is shot down
CIA denies that Boeing 747 airliner was spying
Lech Walesa is released from detention
The Polish government announces an end to martial law
China explodes its first A-bomb
USSR, UK, & US sign a nuclear test-ban treaty
The first American troops arrive in South Vietnam
The US promises to support South Vietnam against communist aggression
First British H-Bomb Test
Nagy is executed
Hungarian Demonstrators call for Democracy
Imre Nagy is appointed Prime Minister of Hungary
Nagy renounces the Warsaw Pact and asks Soviet troops to leave Hungary
Fidel Castro and his MR-26-7 land in Cuba
Fidel Castro and MR-26-7 troops enter Havana.
The United States ends all aid to Cuba
Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba
John F. Kennedy orders an end to all trade with Cuba
The USSR agrees to send arms to Cuba.
The USSR installs a missile base on Cuba
John F. Kennedy announces end to Cuban Missile Crisis
Fidel Castro visits the Soviet Union
Nixon arrives in China
Nixon orders the blockade and mining of North Vietnamese ports.
Nixon suggests mutual withdrawal of all foreign troops from South Vietnam
Nixon announces he plans to withdraw 25,000 US troops from South Vietnam
President Ho Chi Minh of Vietnam dies
Nixon promises to remove all US troops from South Vietnam
250,000 people demonstrate against the Vietnam War in Washington.
Nixon announces he plans to withdraw 100,000 US troops from South Vietnam
Civil War breaks out in South Vietnam between supporters of Ngo Dinh Diem and Bo Dai
China agrees to provide North Vietnam with economic aid
Ngo Dinh Diem replaces Bo Dai as leader of South Vietnam
First US Air Raid on North Vietnam
Australia decides to send troops to South Vietnam
Charles De Gaulle calls for United States forces to leave Vietnam
France withdraws its troops from NATO
US government admit to using chemical weapons in North Vietnam
International Demonstrations against the Vietnam War takes place
Johnson removes William Westmoreland as commander of US forces in Vietnam
Johnson orders a complete halt to the bombing of North Vietnam
US soldiers massacre 450 men, women and children at My Lai
France becomes the world's fifth nuclear power
Alexander Dubcek became first secretary of the Czechoslovak Communist Party
Maurice Bishop Seized Power in Grenada
Khrushchev and Kennedy establish a hotline
Soviets Condemn Maoism
Khrushchev denounces Stalin
Nasser Announces Egyptian nationalization of the Suez Canal
Britain & France refer to the Suez Canal dispute to the United Nations
Guy Mollet meets Anthony Eden to discuss the Suez Canal dispute.
Guy Mollet, Anthony Eden, and David Ben-Gurion meet in secret to discuss the Suez Canal
Imre Nagy promises free elections in Hungary
The United Nations demands the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Hungary
David Ben-Gurion forms a coalition government in Israel.
Mikhail Gorbachev proposes reforms including secret ballot and the election of party officials. 27th January, 1987
Matyas Rakosi is replaced by Imre Nagy as prime minister of Hungary
General strike in Czechoslovakia calls for an end to communist rule.
The Czechoslovak prime minister announces the end of the communist monopoly of power
Gamal Abdel Nasser warns Britain that its troops must leave Egypt by the 6th of December
Nasser dies and is replaced by Anwar Sadat
Egypt signs a 15-year peace treaty with the USSR
Fidel Castro meets Salvador Allende in Chile
Augusto Pinochet seizes power in Chile and Allende is killed
Leonid Brezhnev meets Gerald Ford to discuss arms control
The United States and Cuba agree that they will exchange diplomats
President Anwar Sadat makes peace overtures to Israel
Anwar Sadat is assassinated by Muslim extremists
Reagan bans US citizens from visiting Cuba
Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega suspends the Nicaraguan constitution
Ronald Reagan declares his support for the Nicaraguan Contras
Reagan imposes trade sanctions on Nicaragua
Reagan admits to a secret arms deal with Iran
It's revealed that money from Iranian arms sales was illegally passed to Contras
US Congress votes to cut off aid to Contra rebels in Nicaragua
Lithuania gains Independence
Estonia and Latvia gain Independence
Moldova gains Independence
Armenia gains Independence
Georgia gains Independence
Gorbechov Steps down from his Position as President of the Soviet Union, a country that no longer existed
Arab Isreali War
Berlin Blockade and Airlift
Greek Civil War
Six Day War
Yom Kippur War
Soviet Afgan War
Attempted Soviet Coup
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