The Atomic Bomb and Its Effects

The Atomic Bomb and Its Effects

WWII

September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945

Manhattan Project

1942 - 1946

Death of FDR

April 12, 1945

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki

August 9, 1945

Cold War

September 2, 1945 - 1991

1st Soviet Atomic Bomb Detonation

August 29, 1949

USA Successfully Detonates Hydrogen Bomb

November 1, 1952

Russian Satellite Sputnik Launched

October 4, 1957

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 16, 1962 - October 28, 1962

Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Signed

July 1, 1968

SALT I Negotiations

November 17, 1969 - May 26, 1972

SALT II Negotiations

1972 - June 18, 1979

Creation of MTCR

April 1987