Treaty of Shimonoseki signed between China and Japan, Japan given control over Korea and Taiwan
USA forged vital economic and politcal links with Cuba.
Renewal of Anglo-Japanese Alliance
USA entered in 1917
Started in 1918, ended in 1922.
Stalin became Secretary General of the Communist Party.
18 Jan- Paris Peace Conference
28 April- League Of Nations
28 June- Treay Of Versailles
Brought recession and economic woes to Germany
Stalin became supreme leader of the Soviet Union
Jul: Won most number of seats in Reichstag
Nov: Lost 34 seats in Reichstag
30 Jan: Hitler appointed Chancellor
27 Feb: Reichstag fire
28 Feb: President Hindenburg issued Emergency Decree
22 Mar: First concentration camp set up in Dachau
24 Mar: The enabling Act allowed Hitler to pass decrees without the need for President's approval
HITLER IS NOW THE BIG BOSS OF GERMANY!!! NUUUUUUUU:(
14 Jul: Law Against the Formation of New Parties-Germany became a one-party state.
WAH LIDDAT LOR. WIN LIAO LOR.
Lytton Report rejected Japanese invasion of Manchuria.
So Japan left LON.
Hitler also stepped up on Germany's secret rearmament programme.
30 Jun: Night of the Long Knives
Aug: President Hindenburg died, Hitler merged powers of Chancellor and President, become Fuehrer.
Kirov(Stalin's successor) assassinated, start of the Great Terror purgers
Oct 1935: Invaded Abyssinia.
May 1936: Conquered Abyssinia in 1936 .
Hitler signed Anti-Comintern Pact with Japan and established Rome-Berlin Axis with Mussolini.
Nov: joined Anti-Comintern Pact, forming Axis Powers with Nazi Germany and Japan.
Dec: Withdrew from LON
Note: He was assassinated while living in exile in Mexico
Nuremburg Laws passed, Jews hereby excluded from Germany Society:(
Help Britain and France while maintaining neutrality
Last straw: In September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland, Britain and France declared war on Nazi Germany
Aug: Japan occupied French Indochina; America fought back with trade embargo
Jun: France fell to Germany
Jul: Hitler attacked Britain, Battle Of Britain commenced.
September: Tripartite Pact signed between the Axis Powers
Cause: In December 7 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbour.
Mar: US Congress passed Lend-Lease Act(made it obvious they ain't neutral anymore)
Jun: Hitler invaded Soviet Union(ORH HOR TRAITOR SIA), opened up Eastern Front
Jul: Soviet Union joined the Allies by forming a military alliance with Britain against Germany
On 15 Dec
On 8 Dec
8 Feb: Japan invaded Singapore
15 Feb: Britain surrendered Singapore to Japan
6 May: Philippines formally surrendered to Japan
3-8 May: Battle of Coral Sea
3-6 Jun: Battle of Midway
Aug: Solomon Islands campaign began
20 Jan: Decision to kill all Jews.
From August 1942 to February 1943
Germans retreated from Eastern Front
Both agreed to free Korea from Japanese occupation and to divide Korea at the 38th parallel.
Aug: Japan surrendered, USSR entered Korea from the north and occupied the territory up to the 38th parallel.
On 7 May 1945
6 Aug: 1st atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
8 Aug: The Soviet Union declared war on Japan
9 Aug: Second atomic bomb
15 Aug: Japan surrendered
Feb: Yalta Conference
Jul-Aug: Potsdam Conference held
Aug: Stalin started to establish Soviet-friendly governments in Eastern Europe.
Feb: Kennan sent his Long Telegram
Mar: Churchill delivered his "Iron Curtain" speech
Mar: TD announced
Jun: MP announced
15 Aug: Republic of Korea was set up in South Korea.
9 Sep: Democratic of People's Republic of Korea set up in North Korea.
Jun: The Berlin Blockade began
Jan: Comecon set up
Apr: NATO set up
May: Berlin Blockade ended, West Germany formed
Aug: USSR successfully exploded its first atomic bomb
Oct: East Germany was formed
25 Jun: North Korea forces crossed the 38th parallel and invaded South Korea.
27 Jun: USA persuaded UN to pass resolution to assist South Korea.
Oct: UN forces pushed North Korea forces beyond the 38th parallel. Chinese forces joined the North Korea forces to fight against the American-led UN forces.
Jan: Batista fled Cuba; Castro came to power.
May: Castro introduced Land Reform Law.
Jul: USA reduced Cuban Sugar Quota
Aug: Castro nationalized all major American properties in Cuba
Sep: Khrushchev visited Castro while both were in New York for the UN General Assembly
Nov: USA placed embargo on exports to Cuba
Apr: Bay of Pigs invasion took place
Nov: Kennedy authorized Operation Mongoose
Dec: Cuba identified itself as communist and formally aligned with the Soviet Union.
16 Oct: USA discovered Soviet nuclear missile deployment in Cuba; start of Cuban Missile Crisis.
22 Oct: Kennedy announced the naval blockade of Cuba.
26 Oct: Khrushchev offered to remove missiles in Cuba in exchange for the USA's promise not to invade Cuba.
27 Oct: Khrushchev offered to remove missiles in Cuba in exchange for the USA's removal of Jupiter missiles in Turkey; Kennedy agreed to this deal as long as it was kept secret.
28 Oct: Khrushchev accepted Kennedy's written response to his first offer, as well as Kennedy's secret deal.
(HE SAID YES!!!!!!)
4 Oct: First Soviet nuclear warheads arrived in Cuba
Note: Signified abandonment of Brezhnev Doctrine
Note: Berlin wall fell in November.