By mkab
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  • Germany Surrenders

  • People's Republic of China declared

  • Queen Elizabeth II begins her reign

  • Official beginning of the Vietnam War

  • Russian man Yuri Gagarin: first person into space

  • Berlin Wall is built

  • Assassination of JFK

  • PM Harold Holt dissapears whilst swimming

  • Man lands on the moon

  • Vietnam War ends

  • Chernobyl nuclear disaster

  • Tiananmen Square incident in China

  • The fall of the Berlin Wall

  • Dissolution of the Soviet Union

  • Sydney Olympics