1940 - 1980

Main

Pearl Harbor

1941

D-Day

1944

US Atomic bombs Japan

1945

FDR Dies

1945

Second Red Scare

1947

NATO

1949

Truman Signs Peace Treaty

1951

Color Television

1951

Segregation Illegal in US

1954

Rosa Parks

1955

Soviet Union Launches Sputnik

1957

Berlin Wall

1961

JFK Assassinated

1963

US Troops To Vietnam

1965

Martin Luther Kind Jr. Assassinated

1968

Pentagon Papers Published

1971

Wage-Price Freeze

1971

Watergate Scandal Begins

1972

Nixon Resigns

1974

South Vietnam Falls

1975