Also known as the Great Chilean Earthquake, the largest ever earthquake ever recoreded in the richter scale, measuring a magnitude 9.5. The disaster also caused several tsunamis, the largest one hit Hilo, Hawai'i.
First Man in Space
Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man to orbit around earth.
Berlin Wall construction starts.
The Berlin Wall construction was started. This wall seperated West Berlin from East Berlin.
The Beatles are formed.
The British rock-band The Beatles are formed in Liverpool.
Martin Luther King Jr. Makes His "I Have a Dream" Speech
Martin Luther King Jr. Makes His "I Have a Dream" Speech in Washington dc.
John F Kennedy was assasinated
John f kennedy got shot twice while in his car.
The Maple leaf flag adopted in Canada.
After the Great Flag Debate, the maple leaf flag, currently the national flag of Canada, is adopted as the national flag.
Martin Luther King Jr Assasination
Martin Luther King Jr was stoned to death in Memphis, Tennessee.
The hippie youth movement spread around the world.
Neil armstrong becomes the first perso to land on the moon. Spaceflight: Apollo 11