AP World History - Period 6 (1914-Present)

Events

Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand

1914

Gallipoli campaign

1915

German resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare

1915

Japan makes Twenty-one Demands on China

1915

Bolshevik Revolution

1917

Civil war in Russia

1918 - 1921

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

1918

Mussolini launches fascist movement in Italy

1919

Paris Peace Conference

1919

May Fourth Movement in China

1919

First meeting of the League of Nations

1920

Lenin's New Economic Policy

1921 - 1928

Ataturk proclaims Republic of Turkey

1923

First Soviet Five-Year Plan

1928 - 1932

US stock market crash

1929

Civil disobedience movement in India

1930 - 1931

Japanese invasion of Manchuria

1931 - 1932

Hitler is ruler in Germany

1933 - 1945

Long March by Chinese Communists

1934 - 1935

Sandino is murdered in Nicaragua

1934

Stalin's Great Purge in USSR

1936

Invasion of China by Japan

1937 - 1945

German Auschluss with Austria

1938 - 1945

Cardenas nationalizes oil industry in Mexico

1938

Invasion of Poland by Germany

1939

German invasion of USSR

1941 - 1944

Soviet victory at Stalingrad

1943

D-Day, Allied invasion at Normandy

1944

Capture of Berlin by Soviet forces

1945

Establishment of United Nation

1945

Atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagaski

1945

Partition of India

1947 - 1948

Creation of Israel

1948

Apartheid in South Africa

1948 - 1989

Division of Berlin and Germany

1949

Establishment of NATO

1949

Establishment of People's Republic of China

1949

Arab-Israeli War

1949 - 1982

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Algerian war of liberation

1954 - 1962

French defeat at Dien Bien Phu

1954

Establishment of Warsaw Pact

1955 - 1991

Suez crisis

1956

Uprising in Hungary

1956

Great leap forward in China

1958 - 1961

Castro comes to power in Cuba

1959 - 2016

Sino-Soviet rift

1960 - 1989

Construction of Berlin Wall

1961 - 1989

Creation of PLO

1964

US troops in Vietnam

1965 - 1973

Revolution in Iran

1979

Iran-Iraq war

1980 - 1988

Soviet withdrawl from Afghanistan

1989

Persian Gulf War

1990 - 1991

Reunification of Germany

1990

Collapse of USSR

1991

Transfer of British Hong Kong to China

1997