Dylan Caldwell Cold War Timeline

Main

Mao Zedong takes control of China

1943

Yalta Conference

Feb 4 1945 - Feb 11 1945

VE Day

May 8, 1945

Postdam Conference

July 17 1945 - August 2 1945

VJ Day

August 15, 1945

Hollywood Blacklisting

July 29, 1946 - 1957

Marshall Plan is Announced

June 5, 1947

HUAC Opens Hearings

October 20 1947

Berlin Blockade Begins and Ends

June 24 1948 - may 12 1949

Soviets Explode First Atomic Bomb

August 29, 1949

Korean War Begins and Ends

June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953

Joe McCarthy Begins Soviet Witch Hunt

March 1951

Rosenbergs Convicted of Being Soviet Spies

March 29, 1951

Vietnam War Begins and Ends

1 November 1955 - April 30 1975

John F. Kennedy Elected as President

Nov 8, 1960

Rise of the Berlin Wall

August 13 1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 14 1962 - October 28 1962

Apollo 11 Lands on the Moon

July 20, 1969

Berlin Wall Falls

November 9, 1989

Fall of the Soviet Union

December 1991