He joins U.S. Military Academy, in West Point, New York
August 26, 1924
He receives the rank of major.
He is appointed the commanding General of American Forces.
Named supreme commander of NATO forces in Europe
June 25, 1950 - Jul 27, 1953
Executive Order 10450
May 27, 1953
Homosexuality, moral perversion, and communism were categorized as national security threats; Sexual persuasion was good enough cause for firing a federal employee and for denying employment to potential applicants.
The U.S. launched the first atomic submarine.
Brown v Board of Education
May 17, 1954
Ends segregation in public schools
July 21, 1954
The Geneva Accords are signed, establishing a cease-fire and partition of Vietnam.
September 8, 1954
The Southeast Asia Defense Treaty is signed.
October 25, 1954
The first telecast of a cabinet meeting.
January 1955 - June 1955
He held a summit meeting with Britain, France and Russia on hydrogen bomb
January 10, 1955
Eisenhower nominates John Marshall Harlan II to the Supreme Court.
Eisenhower approves U-2 spy flights over the Soviet Union. to
Paris Summit meeting collapses when Khrushchev demands an apology from Eisenhower for the U-2 flights.
Eisenhower wins the reelcetion.
November 25, 1957
President Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, but recovers rapidly.
The first American satellite was launched.
Alaska becomes a state.
January 3, 1959
Hawaii becomes a state.
August 21, 1959
January 3, 1961
Cuba gets a new leader and the U.S. ends relations with them.