Cold War Timeline

Main

U.S Arms Race

A-bomb

July 16, 1945

Detonation of the first A-Bomb. Trinity Test In New Mexico.

Bombing of Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Atomic Energy Commisson

August 1, 1946

Truman signs this to control the building of atomic weapons

H-Bomb

November 1, 1952

Develop ICBM

July 9, 1959

Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. Range of more then 3,400 miles

Soviet Arms Race

A-Bomb

August 29, 1949

U.S was very shocked because we didn't think they would be able to do this so fast.

H-Bomb

August 12, 1953

Drop A-Bomb

September 14, 1954

44,000 Soviet troops are involved in the dropping of the A-bomb

ICBM Missile

August 21, 1957

Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

Partial Test Ban Treaty

July 25, 1963

UK, US, USSR sign this. It limits the testing of nuclear weapons for everywhere except underground

Soviet Space Race

Sputnic

October 4, 1956

Sputnic 2 carried a dog

November 3, 1957

Luna 2

1959

Yuri Gagarin orbits Earth

April 12, 1961

Apollo-Soyuz

July 15, 1975

U.S Space Race

Explorer 1

1958

NASA

1958

Monkeys

1959

John Glenn orbit Earth

February 1962

Neil Armstrong stands on moon

July 16, 1969

Apollo-Soyuz

July 15, 1975