September 15, 2020
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TOG Year 4 Timeline
⟶ Updated 8 Apr 2019 ⟶
List of edits
Police arrest White House suffragette picketers
First radio network broadcast
Stalin is named...
Mussolini secures dictatorial powers in Italy
Hitler is arrested...
The Scopes Trial takes place
Robert Goddard launches the first modern rocket
J. Edgar Hoover becomes...
Stalin introduces the first...
The stock market crashes on Black Tuesday
FDR becomes governor of New York
15,000 veterans march...
Twentieth Amendment is ratified
Twenty-first Amendment is ratified..
A drought hits the Great Plains...
Adolf Hitler becomes...
The Reichstag is burned...
The Enabling Act is...
Roosevelt has his first "fireside chat."
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is established
The Civilian Conservation Corps is established
Congress passes the Social Security Act
The Works Progress Administration begins
The Boulder (later Hoover) Dam is completed
Italy invades Ethiopia
German troops occupy the Rhineland
Germany takes over Austria...
Franco turns Spain into a fascist state
Japan invades Chinese Manchuria
Germany seizes the Sudetenland...
Hitler and Stalin sign...
Germany invades Poland...
Soviets invade Finland
Finland surrenders to the U.S.S.R.
Nazi troops invade Norway and Denmark
German armies invade Belgium and Holland
Miracle of the Dunkirk rescue
Battle of France ends...
The United States repeals...
The German army unleashes...
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor
U.S. declares war on Japan...
Executive Order 9066...
Bataan, the last defense of the...
Japan's advance is stopped...
U.S. victory at the...
General Montgomery defeats Rommel...
The Germans surrender...
German officers attempt to assassinate Hitler
The Allies liberate Rome
The Allied troops land...
FDR, Churchill, and Stalin meet at Yalta
U.S. bombs Dresden...
Iwo Jima and Okinawa are taken by the allies
President Roosevelt dies
The Soviet army surrounds Berlin
Hitler commits suicide
Victory in Europe (V-E) Day
Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki
Japan announces surrender (V-J Day)
The United Nations Charter is ratified
Soviet Communists take control...
Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech
Yugoslavia joins the Communist bloc.
President Truman issues the...
Soviet Communists take control of Poland and Hungary
Marshall Plan offers aid to European countries
Czechoslovakia becomes a Soviet satellite
Allies merge their occupied territories in Germany to create West Germany
Soviets successfully test a nuclear bomb
The British issue the...
British "White Paper" policy limits Jewish immigration into Palestine
United Nations authorizes a sovereign Jewish state
Israel enters the United Nations
British fire on Indians...
Gandhi begins the...
Gandhi leads the salt march...
Pakistan becomes an independent...
India becomes an independent...
Gandhi is assassinated
Sun Yat-sen establishes the Republic of China
China dissolves into civil war and chaos
Mao participates in the First...
The CCP and the...
Chiang Kai-shek becomes the leader of the KMT
Mao forms the Red Army
Mao defeats Chiang...
North Atlantic Treaty Organization...
Twenty-second Amendment limits...
Mao's Five-Year Plan is announced
Jonas Salk's polio vaccine...
Ray Kroc founds the McDonald's Corporation
Construction of an interstate highway system begins
Elvis Presley stars on the...
The Little Rock Nine...
The U.S.S.R.'s Sputnik I orbits the earth
Khrushchev and Mao disagree...
Fidel Castro takes control of Cuba
The Greensboro Four sit in...
Bay of Pigs invasion fails
Alliance for Progress...
The Peace Corps is established
Freedom riders test...
Khrushchev orders the Berlin Wall to be built
Seventy anti-apartheid protestors are...
Cuban Missile Crisis
James Meredith becomes the first...
MLKJ is arrested and writes...
South Vietnam's President Diem is assassinated
President John F. Kennedy is assassinated.
Civil Rights Act of 1964 becomes law
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
"Bloody Sunday" occurs in Selma, Alabama
Race riots occur in major...
Voting Rights Act of 1965 becomes law
Mao initiates the Cultural Revolution in the China
The North Vietnamese gain...
Martin Luther King Jr. is assasinated
Robert Kennedy is assasinated
Half a million people attend the Woodstock Festival
Neil Armstrong takes the first step on the moon
The U.S. table-tennis team...
Palestinians known as the Black September...
The Supreme Court rules that women have...
U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War ends
OPEC places the first oil embargo on the U.S.
Vice President Spiro Agnew resigns...
President Nixon resigns after the Watergate scandal
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi begins...
Ford pardons Nixon
South Vietnam falls to Communist North Vietnam
Mao Zedong dies at the age of 82
James Warren Jones leads the Jonestown massacre...
Camp David Accords promote peace between Israel and Egypt
Three Mile Island nuclear plant accident occurs
Economic reform called the... Four Modernizations is c
The U.S.S.r. invades Afghanistan
Khomeini leads the...
Saddam Hussein makes himself President of Iraq
OPEC enforces another oil embargo
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Susan B. Anthony
Carrie Chapman Catt
Harriot Stanton Blatch
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Warren Harding is President
William Jennings Bryan
Calvin Coolidge is President
Herbert Hoover serves as President
Stalin persecutes church members...
Stalin forces a secret...
FDR serves as President
Francisco Franco leads the...
Japan seizes the main ports...
The Battle of Britain is fought
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Harry S. Truman
George C. Marshall
George S. Patton
Harry Truman serves as Prseiden
Nuremberg Trials are held
Israel fights a brief war for independence against five Arab states
Mohammad Ali Jinnah
Yuan Shikai is President of the Republic of China
Mao leads his army on the Long March
New time period
Joseph McCarthy conducts investigations
Korean War is fought
Nikita Khrushchev leads the U.S.S.R. after Stalin's death
John Foster Dulles
Martin Luther King Jr.
Baby boom marks a dramatic increase in U.S. births
Dwight D. Eisenhower is President of the U.S.
Mao initiates the...
Mao's Great Leap Forward begins...
John F. Kennedy serves as President of the U.S.
Lee Harvey Oswald
Ngo Dinh Diem
Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson is President of the U.S.
Congress passes over 90 bills as...
Richard Nixon is President
Gerald Ford is President
Jimmy Carter is President
Iranian hostage crisis
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