Ben Miller Timeline 1946-1974

Presidents

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

John F. Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Lyndon B. Johnson

1963 - 1969

Richard N. Nixon

1969 - 1974

Gerald Ford

1974 - 1977

Legislation, Amendments, Supreme Court

Everson vs. Board of Education

1947

22nd Amendment

March 21, 1947 - Feb 27, 1951

Brown vs. Board

1954

Yates vs. United States

1957

25th Amendment

July 6, 1965 - February 10, 1967

26th Amendment

March 23, 1971 - July 1, 1971

US World Events

Vietnam War

1946 - 1974

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Berlin Wall

1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 1962

My Lai Massacre

1968

Tet Offensive

1968

Technology

Computer

1946

Microwave Oven

1946

Video Tape

1951

Handheld Calculator

1967

Floppy Disk

1971

Cell Phone

1973

Society and Culture

Harvard Admits Women

1950

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955 - 1956

JFK Assassination

1963

Civil Rights Act of 1964

1964

The Los Angeles Riot and Rodney King

1967

Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated

1968