Ongoing Timeline

  • Woodrow Wilson in office

    Woodrow Wilson in office
    President Wilson gets into office after being elected in1912
  • World War I starts

    World War I starts
    tensions in europe explode into war after Archduke Ferdinand is assassinated
  • End of WWI

    End of WWI
    Germany goes under cease fire but technically WWI does not end for another 7 months
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    Germany signs the Treaty of Versailles official ending WWI
  • Benito Mussolini becomes Prime Minister of Italy

    Benito Mussolini becomes Prime Minister of Italy
    Mussolini becoming Prime Minister started the fascist trend
  • President Harding dies

    President Harding dies
    Warren G. Harding died while in office and was succeded by Coolidge
  • Fascists win elections

    Fascists win elections
    Fascists win elections with 2/3 of the majority
  • Mussolini becomes Dictator

    Mussolini becomes Dictator
    Benito Mussolini declares dictatorail power over Italy
  • Assassination attempt failed

    Assassination attempt failed
    Assassination attempt against Mussolini fails
  • Failed bomb attack

    Failed bomb attack
    A bomb attack against Benito Mussolini failed to kill Mussolini but successful in killing 17 bystanders
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    The world wide stock market crash
  • Adolf Hitler comes into power

    Adolf Hitler comes into power
    Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of germany
  • Hitler becomes Furher of Germany

    Hitler becomes Furher of Germany
    Adolf Hitler becomes Furher of Germany as well as Chancellor
  • German Rearmament

    German Rearmament
    Adolf Hitler declares German rearmament which violated the Versailles Treaty
  • Treaty of Versailles is violated again

    Treaty of Versailles is violated again
    Nazi Germany reoccupies Rhineland against the Treaty of Versailles
  • Negotiations over Sutenland

    Negotiations over Sutenland
    Neville Chamberlain goes to Berchtesgaden to negotiate with Hitler over Sutenland
  • World War II began

    World War II began
    Germany invaded Poland which went against the Versailles Treaty
  • Axis Powers begin to Form

    Axis Powers begin to Form
    Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet in Brenner Pass to agree to an alliance against France and the United Kingdom
  • pearl harbor is bombed

    pearl harbor is bombed
    Japanese forces bomb Pearl Harbor in hawaii
  • US enters WWII

    US enters WWII
    After Pearl Harobor was bombed by the Japanese, the US official declares war
  • Wannsee Conference

    Wannsee Conference
    Nazis at Wannsee Conference in Berlin discuss the solution to the "Jewish Problem" is relocation and later extermination
  • Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Begins

    Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Begins
    The Warsaw ghetto, where jews were being held, begins an uprising
  • Holocaust

    Holocaust
    Hungarian Jews are deported to Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps
  • Mussolini Executed

    Mussolini Executed
    After being captured Benito Mussolini is executed in Giulino, Itlay
  • Hitler dies

    Hitler dies
    Adolf Hitler commited suicide after realizing the war was against him and did not want to share Mussolini's fate
  • World War II ends

    World War II ends
    All axis powers had surrendered
  • First United Nations meeting

    First United Nations meeting
    The United Nations meet for the first time in London
  • Communism in Poland

    Communism in Poland
    Communist take power in Poland
  • Start of the Cold war

     Start of the Cold war
    Britain could no longer help Greece financially or military wise to over throw the Communist powers which were becoming stronger
  • Republic of Korea

    Republic of Korea
    The Republic of Korea is established
  • US troops withfraw from South Korea

    US troops withfraw from South Korea
    The last of the US troops finally withdraw form South Korea
  • Klaus Fuchs confesses about being a soviet spy

    Klaus Fuchs confesses about being a soviet spy
    Klaus Fuchs , German emigre and physicist confesses to being a Soviet Spy for 7 years in which he had passed US and British nuclear information to the Soviet Union
  • Refugees in Germany

    Refugees in Germany
    West Germany has 8 million refugees within its borders
  • Joseph Stalin dies

    Joseph Stalin dies
    Soviet Union leader dies of what they thought was a stroke but later evidence suggests poison
  • Ngo Dinh Diem becomes President

    Ngo Dinh Diem becomes President
    Ngo Dinh Diem proclaims Vietnam to be a republic with himself as its president
  • Communist party of Germany banned

    Communist party of Germany banned
    West Germany bans the Communist party of Germany
  • Little Rock Crisis

    Little Rock Crisis
    Governer Orville Faubus of Arkansas has the National Guard prevent Black students from enrolling in Central High School in Little Rock
  • Antartic Treaty

    Antartic Treaty
    12 countries including the US and Soviet Union which sets aside Antartica as Scientific preserve and disallows military activity
  • Civil Rights Act of 1960

    Civil Rights Act of 1960
    President Eisenhower signs civil rights act of 1960 into law
  • Winston Churchill's death

    Winston Churchill's death
    Churchill suffered a stroke which killed him in the end
  • Death of Malcom X

    Death of Malcom X
    Malcom X, the Black Muslim advocate is assassinated
  • Sirhan Sirhan admits to killing RFK

    Sirhan Sirhan admits to killing RFK
    In a LA court Sirhan Sirhan admits to assassinating the presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy
  • Paris Peace Accords

    Paris Peace Accords
    US involvement in Vietnam war ends with the signing of Paris Peace Accords
  • Soviet pilot requests political asylum

    Soviet pilot requests political asylum
    Lt. Viktor Belenko lands a MiG-25 jet fighter in Japan to request political asylum from the US
  • US and Soviet Union negotiate nuclear weapons reductions

    US and Soviet Union negotiate nuclear weapons reductions
    Representatives from US and the Soviet Union met in Geneva to negotiate reducing intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Europe ( negotiations were inconclusive)
  • Reagan and Gorbachev meet for the first time

    Reagan and Gorbachev meet for the first time
    Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Emperor Hirohito dies

    Emperor Hirohito dies
    The leader of Japan during WWII dies
  • End of Cold War

    End of Cold War
    The end of the cold war came along with the collapse of the Soviet Union