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History

Stock Market Crashes

1929

Dust Bowl

1934

Causes major ecological and agricultural damage

World War II Begins

1939

Scientists learn that plasma can be used for transfusions

1940

Atomic Bomb is dropped ending WWII

1945

Rise of Communism

1946

Racial Segregation Abolished

1948

Second Sex was written

1949

Korean War Begins

1950

Soviet Union begins putting nuclear missiles on submarines

1950

Soviet Union detonates the first hydrogen bomb

1953

The Rosenbergs are executed for espionage

1953

United States launches Nautilus the first nuclear powered sub

1954

Soviet Union launches Sputnik

1957

NORAD, installed to warn of Soviet missile attacks

1958

Berlin Wall is constructed

1961

Personal Life

Philip K. Dick Born

1928

Dick's twin sister dies

1928

Dick's Parents Divorce

1932

Writes a poem called Dead and begins writing science fiction

1940

First short story is published

1942

Dick writes first novel

1943