World Wars HP (1945-present)

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Cold War begins

1946

Philippines gains independence

1946

Civil War in China resumes

1946

Perón becomes Dictator in Argentina

1946

India spits into India and Pakistan

1947

Apartheid begins in SAfrica

1948

Israel becomes a nation

1948

Ghanaian is assassinated

1948

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Ghana gains independence

1957

Mao Zedong begins "Great Leap Forward"

1958

Fidel Castro becomes Dictator in Cuba

1959

Sharpeville Massacre in SAfrica

1960

Bay of Pigs

1961

Algeria gains independence

1962

Singapore gains Independence

1965

USA troops to Vietnam

1965 - 1969

Cultural Revolution begins in China

1966

Civil War begins in Nigeria

1967

East Pakistan becomes Bangladesh

1971

Xiaoping begins Four Modernizations (China)

1978

Muslims take over government in Iran

1979

Camp David Accords signed

1979

Soviets invade Afghanistan

1979

Hostage Crisis

1981

Anwar Sadat is assassinated (Egypt)

1981

Britain wins War over Falkland Islands

1982

Indria Ghandi is assassinated

1984

Soviet space station established

1986

Palestinians begin Intifada

1987

Tiananmen Square Massacre

1989

Berlin Wall is knocked down

1989

Soviet Union breaks up

1991

Earth Summit Environmental Conference held

1992

Serbs begin war against Muslims and Croats

1992

Nelson Mandela becomes President of SAfrica

1994

Rabin is assassinated (Isreal)

1995

International Conference on Women held

1995

World Trade Organization established

1995

Kabila becomes president of Rep. Of Congo

1997

Britain returns Hong Kong to China

1997

MY BIRTHDAY

May 30, 1998