Cold War Timeline

Cold war junk

The Cold War

Yalta Conference

02/04/1945 - 02/11/1945

VE Day

May 8, 1945

Mao Zedong Takes Control of China

6/19/1945

Potsdam Conference

7/17/1945 - 8/2/1945

VJ Day

August 6, 1945 - August 9, 1945

HUAC Hearings Begin

1/1/1947

Only found the year for this one

Marshall Plan is Announced

6/5/1947

Hollywood Blacklisting

11/25/1947

Berlin Blockade

6/24/1948 - 5/12/1949

Soviets Detonate First Atomic Bomb

8/29/1949

Korean War

6/25/1950 - 7/27/1953

Joe McCarthy begins Communist Witch Hunt

3/1/1951

Couldn't find actual date only found March 1951

Julius & Ethel Rosenberg Convicted of Treason

3/29/1951

Treason being betraying government secrets of atomic warfare secrets to the USSR.

Vietnam War

11/1/1955 - 4/30/1975

John F. Kennedy Takes Office

1/20/1961

The Berlin Wall

8/13/1961 - 11/9/1989

Cuban Missile Crisis

10/14/1962 - 10/28/1962

Apollo 11 Lands On The Moon

7/20/1969

Fall of The Soviet Union

12/1/1991