Timeline 2

Main

Bay of Pigs Invasion

April 17, 1961

Berlin Wall

August 1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 1962

Apollo Program

1963 - 1972

Detente

1963 - 1979

Assasination of Diem

November 2, 1963

Gulf of Tonkin Incident

August 2, 1964

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

August 7, 1964

Escalation of Vietnam War

1965 - 1967

Tet Offensive

January 1968

My Lai Massacre

March 1968

Bombing of Cambodia

March 1969

Americans land man on the moon

July 20, 1969

Nixon Doctrine

July 25, 1969

Vietnamization

November 1969

Visit to China

February 1972

Easter Offensive

March 1972

Visit to USSR

May 1972

Salt I

May 26 1972

Johnson's "Retirement"

January 22, 1973

"Peace with Honor"

January 23, 1973