Cold War Timeline

Arms Race (U.S.)

1944
1945
1945
August 6, 1945
1946
1946
1946
1947
1947
1948
1948
1949
1949
1950
1950
1951
1952
November 1, 1952
1968

Space Race (Soviet)

October 4, 1956
October 1, 1958
March 18, 1965

Arms Race (Soviet)

1948
1949
1949
May 12, 1949
1950
August 12, 1953

Space Race (U.S.)

December 7, 1961
February 20, 1962
June 3, 1965
June 20, 1969