Jack Carlton

Cold War Timeline 1947-1991

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Cold War Begins

02/04/1945 - August 1991

Russia Enters war against Japan

08/08/1945

Berlin Blockade begins

06/24/1948

Berlin Blockade Ends

05/12/1949

Korean War begins

June 1950

Korean War Ends

July 1953

KGB Established

March 1954

Cuba taken Over by Fidel Castro

January 1959

John F. Kennedy elected President

November 1960

Construction of Berlin Wall began

08/17/1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 1962

President Kennedy's Assasination

11/22/1963

President Nixon extends Vietnam War to Cambodia

April 1970

President Nixon Resigns

August 1974

President Regan proposes Strategic Defense Initiative

1983

Mikhail Gorbachev ascends to power in Soviet Union

1985

USA and Soviet Union Sign treaty

October 1987

Berlin Wall Falls

November 1989

End Of Soviet Union

August 1991