Cold War Timeline

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Origins and the Post Stalin Thaw

1945
1945
January 1945 - January 1953
February 1945
February 1945
August 1945
February 1946
March 1946
March 1946
September 1946
1947
January 1947
March 1947
June 1947
September 1947
February 1948
June 1948
August 1948
1949
April 1949
April 1949
May 1949
August 1949
October 1949
1950
June 1950
November 1952
1953
1953
1953
January 1953 - January 1961
March 1953
June 1953
July 1953
August 1953
December 1953
1954
1954
April 1954
April 1954
June 1954
Approx. 1955
Approx. 1955
May 1955
May 1955
May 1955
July 1955
November 1955
January 1956
February 1956
June 1956
November 1956
October 1957
1958
1958
November 1958
January 1959
July 1959
September 1959
September 1959
May 1960
May 1960
January 1961 - November 1963
April 1961
June 1961
August 1961
October 1961
October 1961
October 1962
June 1963
August 1963
November 1963 - January 1969
August 1968
January 1969 - August 1974
August 1974 - January 1977
April 1975
January 1977 - January 1981
January 1981 - January 1989

Sino-Soviet Relations

May 1941 - March 1953
October 1949
February 1950
November 1950
Approx. 1953
Approx. 1953
March 1953 - October 1964
1954
1954
1955
Approx. 1955
Approx. June 1955
1956
1956
February 1956
Approx. 1957
1957
1958
August 1958
August 1958
1959
1960
1961
October 1962
Approx. 1963
1963
1964
October 1964 - November 1982
1966
1967
1967
August 1968
1969
March 1969
April 1971
February 1972
1975
December 1975