Muhammad Ali

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    Muhammad Ali and Historical Events

    This timeline is about the life of Muhammad Ali and Historical Events that happend during his lifetime.
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    Muhammad Ali and Historical Events

  • Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
    The Japanese attack Pearl Harbor. Muhamma Ali might not have noticed anything, though this was big news when it happened.
  • Muhammad Ali was born

    Muhammad Ali was born
    Muhammad Ali was born on January 7th, 1942 as Cassius Clay.
  • T-Shirt

    T-Shirt
    The T-Shirt is introduced around the world. People never had neat or real t-shirts. Muhammad might have liked the idea about the t-shirt because it is helpful to quickly put on if there is a break in boxing.
  • Anne Frank goes hiding

    Anne Frank goes hiding
    Some cool info about Anne FrankIt was July 6, 1942. The Frank family snuck out of their house in Holland. They were going to hide in an old building that Otto Frank had once worked in. This was because of what had happened just a few days ago. The Frank's oldest daughter Margot was wanted by the Germans to work in a factory. A letter had been sent saying this. Many people in Germany were getting letters that said this. The letter was known as the "call up", and the "call up" was not good news.
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    The invasion to free Europe starts in France. Americans, Canadian, and British pair up to free Denmark, France, The Netherlands ect.
  • Germans Surrender

    The Germans surrender.
  • The United Nations is founded

    The United Nations is founded
    History of UNThe United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, when the Charter had been ratified by China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and by a majority of other signatories. United Nations Day is celebrated on 24 October each year.
  • Korean War Starts

    Korean War Starts
    The Korean War was a military conflict between the Republic of Korea, supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from the Soviet Union.
  • Korean War ends.

    An armistice was signed on 27 July 1953. The war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific War at the end of World War II.
  • Boxed the first time

    "On a October afternoon he rode his bike to the Colombia Auditorium. Later, when he went back to get it, his bike had been stolen. Someone told him there was a police officer in the basement, so Clay went down there. The basement turned out to be a boxing gym-the officer, Joe Martin, was boxing enthusiast with his own gym. After listening to his volley of threats against whoever stole his bike, Martin invited him to come around to his gym and learn something about boxing." He liked it.
  • Muhammad Ali refuses to fight for the Vietnam War

    Read His TimelineIn April, Ali refuses induction into the U.S. Army due to his religious convictions. He angers many Americans after claiming, "I ain't got no quarrel with those Vietcong." He is subsequently stripped of his WBA title and his license to fight.
  • Segregation illegal

    Segregation between black and white people becomes illegal in the US. Schools can no longer only accept white people and black people were aloud to go to school and had more rights.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    America goes to War with Vietnam
  • The peace symbol was created

    The peace symbol was created
    Holtom finished his design on February 21, 1958 and the design was then first introduced to the public at a DAC march on April 4. The symbol quickly spread. In Britain, the symbol became the emblem for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), thus causing the design to become synonymous with nuclear disarmament. In 1960, the symbol migrated to the United States and began to be used as a symbol for the peace movement.
  • Ali wins gold medal at summer olympics

    Ali  wins gold medal at summer olympics
    Clay wins the light-heavyweight gold medal at the Summer Olympics in Rome with a 5–0 decision over Poland's Zbigniew Pietrzykowski Read more: Muhammad Ali Timeline http://www.infoplease.com/spot/malitimeline1.html#ixzz1GIUisSTB
  • Martin Luther King Jr's Speech "I have a dream"

    Martin Luther King Jr's Speech "I have a dream"
    Martin Luther king Jr. gave his famous speech, "I have dream." This speech might have influenced Muhammad Ali because Muhammad is black and MLKJ(Martin L. King) speech was about black and white people
  • Malcolm X was assassinated.

    Malcolm X was assassinated.
    Inspired by Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali joined the Nation of Islam, and this is when he renounced his slave name. Malcolm X was assassinated, by three members of the group, Nation of Islam, where he was also a part from.
  • Muhammad Ali Retires

    Muhammad Ali Retires
    Muhammad Ali announces his retirement on June 27 after a succesfull career.
  • Muhammad Ali is back to fighting

    Muhammad Ali is back to fighting
    Muhammad Ali come out of his retirement and fights several stars who took over his title.
  • Muhammad and Parkinson

    Ali is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, a neurological disorder whose symptoms include muscle tremors and slowness of speech. He shakes and isn't in good shape. His trainer said he isn't aloud to box anymore, not even as a hobby.
  • Muhammad Ali lit the Olympic torch in Atlanta

    Muhammad Ali lit the Olympic torch in Atlanta
    The Olympic Torch is a very important part of the olympics. It is a real privelage to light it. ANd Muhammad Ali got the chance to do it.
  • How Muhammad Ali is doing now

    Muhammad Ali still suffered from Parkinson.