Matthew Ragain AP US Post WWII Timeline (1961-1976)

President in Office

JFK

January 20,1961 - November 22, 1963

Lyndon B. Johnson

November 22, 1963 - January 20, 1969

Richard Nixon

January 20, 1969 - August 9, 1974

Gerald Ford

August 9, 1974 - January 20, 1977

Post WWII Timeline

Peace Corps

March 1961

Bay of Pigs

April 1961

Freedom Riders

May 1961

JFK sends Green Berets

May 1961

Building of the Berlin Wall

August 1961

Rachel Carson Silent Spring

September 1962

Cuban Missil Crisis

October 1962

Betty Friedan FM

February 1963

Monks Burn Themselves

June 1963

March on Washington

August 1963

JFK Assissinated

November 22, 1963

24th Amendment

January 1964

Freedom Summer

June 1964

Civil Rights Bill of 1964

July 1964

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

August 1964

Economic Opprotunity Act

August 1964

Assisination of Malcom X

February 1965

Operation Rolling Thunder

March 1965

Selma March

March 1965

Voting Rights Act

August 1965

Watts Riot

August 11, 1965

Chave Strike in CA

September 1965

NOW Created

1966

Black Panthers Created

1966

Tet Offensive

January 1968

My Lai Massacre

March 1968

MLK Assassination

April 4, 1968

Civil Rights Act 1968

April 11, 1968

R. Kennedy Assassinated

June 5, 1968

Armstrong Walks on the Moon

July 1969

Woodstock

August 1969

Alcatraz Takeover Starts

November 1969

US invades Canbodia

April 9, 1970

US invades Laos

February 1971

Pentagon Papers Published

June 30, 1971

26th Amendment

July 1, 1971

Nixon visits China

February 21, 1972

ERA Proposed

May 1972

Watergate Breaking

May 28, 1972

Christmas Bombing

December 15, 1972

Roe v, Wade

January 1973

Viatnam Cease Fire

January 15, 1973

Rehabilitation Act

September 26, 1973

OPEC Embargo Begins

October 1973

Nixon Resigns

August 1974

SALT

November 24, 1974

Saigon Captured

April 30, 1975

Key

Vietnam

1961

Domestic

1961

Civil Rights

1961

Cold War

1961