Born in Dennison, Texas
He joins U.S. Military Academy, in West Point, New York
He receives the rank of major.
He is appointed the commanding General of American Forces.
Named supreme commander of NATO forces in Europe
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.
Ends segregation in public schools
The Geneva Accords are signed, establishing a cease-fire and partition of Vietnam.
The Southeast Asia Defense Treaty is signed.
The first telecast of a cabinet meeting.
He held a summit meeting with Britain, France and Russia on hydrogen bomb
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.
President Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, but recovers rapidly.
The first American satellite was launched.
Cuba gets a new leader and the U.S. ends relations with them.
Eisenhower died of congestive heart failure