Major Events of the 1950s

Timeline created by amy96 in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
01f50033cbb9a69d9d2b62d3c7166da3 1m President Truman approves Hydrogen bomb construction
Organ transplant 20110418 085820 First organ transplant (kidney) *not exact date, sometime in early 1950
60e1 Postwar Baby Boom begins as birthrate rises dramatically *not exact date, continues throughout decade
G426009 Korean War starts
Imagescam42zn3 Rock and Roll Begins *not exact date
C333b3c321d8f23feb87f1f9e6120749 1m Transcontinental and Colour Tv introduced *not exact date
George6 King George VI died
Immigrants us citizen test Immigration and Naturalization Act
Stalindm2109 468x551 Joseph Stalin dies *dies from a massive heart attack
The science of dna DNA discovered *not exact date
Imagesca3mgn3z Queen Elizabeth's Coronation
Ussnautilus hirez First Atomic Submarine Launched
220px zwei zigaretten Report released that says cigarettes cause cancer
Birthcontrol Birth Control Pill Trials begin *not exact date, continuous event
Acm0113 Racial segregation ruled unconstitional in public schools *not exact date in june
Nato Warsaw Pact signed
4133 large Winston Churchill re-elected Prime Minister of Great Britain
300px bruce crandall's uh 1d Vietnam War begins ends 1975
300px sputnik asm Soviet satelittle 'Sputnik' launched launches "Space Age"
Missile NORAD Radarr Systam Located close to North Pole to detect missile attack from Soviets on North America.
Us Alaska becmes a part of the U.S.A.
Antarctica Antartic Treaty International Treaty makes Antartica a scientific preserve