World Events, 1940-2013

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Japan Surrenders

1945

Greece and Turkey join NATO

1952

Russia launches first earth satelite in the world

1957

Cuban missile crisis

1962

North Korea seized US navy ship to pueblo

1968

US ends trade embargo against China

1971

Chinese leader Ding Xiaoping restored power

1977

US troops invade Grenada

1983

US troops invade Panama

1989

Nambia gains independence from South Africa

1990

Iraq invades Kuwait, Gulf War begins

1990

World Trade Center Towers Collapsed

2001

Syria troops withdraw from Beirut, Lebanon

2001

Israilis raid refugee camps

2002

China sends first astronaut into orbit

2003

US troops launch attack on Falluja Iraq

2004

Katrina hits New Orleans

2005

Mexican Drug War Military take over police

2008

South Sudan declares independence

2011

Landslide kills fourty six in Yunan province of China

2013