Cold War

Events

Suez Canal

November 17 1868

Nuclear Arms Race

1945

Chiang Kai-Shek vs Mao Zedong

1946

Iron Curtain

March 5 1946

Red Scare

1947 - 1957

Truman Doctrine

March 12 1947

Marshall Plan

April 3, 1948

Berlin Airlift

June 24 1948

NATO

April 4, 1949

Korean War

25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953

SEATO

September 8 1954

Warsaw Pact

May 14, 1955

Space Race

1957 - 1958

Eisenhower Doctrine

January 5 1957

Sputnik

October 4, 1957

National Defense Education Act

September 2 1958

Fidel Castro and Cuba

August 1959

Bay of Pigs

April 17, 1961 - April 19 1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 14, 1962 - October 28, 1962

Camp David Accords

September 17 1978

Iran Hostage Crisis

November 4 1979 - January 20 1981

USSR in Afghanistan

December 25, 1979 - February 15 1989

Berlin Wall

November 9 1989