Crises of the Cold War

Leaders

Khrushchev

1955 - 1964

Eisenhower

1955 - 1961

Fidel Castro

1961 - 1970

Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Johnson

1963 - 1969

Brezhnev

1964 - 1970

Events

Geneva Summit

1955

Arms Race

1955 - 1963

Hungarian Rising

1956

Space Race

1957 - 1962

Both powers develop ICBMs

1960

Paris Summit

May 1960

U2 Crisis

May 1960

Bay of Pigs

April 1961

Vienna Summit

June 1961

Berlin Wall starts to go up

August 1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 1962

Test Ban Treaty

August 1963

Prague Spring

1968 - August 1968

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

July 1968

Neil Armstrong walks on the moon

July 1969