Decade Project timeline

Timeline created by penceaj
In History
  • The first day of the korean war

    The first day of the korean war
    On june 27th, 1953 is the first day of the korean war.
  • Guearenteed annual wage

    Guearenteed annual wage
    The guarenteed annual wage plan is put into effect for all Gm, Ford and chrysler workers
  • FHA

    FHA
    FHA intrest rate on insured mortages goes up from 4-1/2 percent to five percent
  • discount rate

    Discount raised from 2 1/2 percent to 3 percent
  • strike

    strike
    today through october 22 is a west coast ship yard strike
  • Elvis gets a promotion

    Elvis gets a promotion
    US Army promoted Elvis Presley to Sergeant
  • USS Trition

    USS Trition
    US nuclear submarine USS Triton set off on underwater round-world trip.
  • USSR stops nuclear testing

     USSR stops nuclear testing
    USSR agrees to stop nuclear testing
  • weather saltilite

    weather saltilite
    1st weather satellite launched (TIROS 1)
  • Kennedy assanated

    Kennedy assanated
    President kennedy is assanated
  • 500th nuclear explosian

    500th nuclear explosian
    500th nuclear explosion announced by the US since 1945
  • catch 22

    catch 22
    catch 22 came out in theaters today
  • boing 747

    boing 747
    1st Boeing 747 to land in Amsterdam & Brussels
  • oil

    oil
    Arab oil embargo lifted
  • finding of coal

    finding of coal
    November 12 -December 9 Coal strike.
  • pink floyd

    pink floyd
    Pink Floyd's "Wall" hits #1
  • us military

    us military
    US military operation to save 52 hostages in Iran, fails, 8 die
  • snow falls

    snow falls
    Snow falls in Florida
  • fire at nursing home

    fire at nursing home
    Fire in nursing home in Kingston Jamaica, kills 157
  • paul mcartney gets cought with drugs

    paul mcartney gets cought with drugs
    Paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession
  • oil prices

    oil prices
    April 1 Interest ceilings on passbook saving accounts ended.
    Oil prices fall to under $11 per barrel.
  • tower of pisa

    tower of pisa
    Tower Of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far
  • gas explodes on passenger train

    gas explodes on passenger train
    Gas explodes on passenger train in Kumrahar India, 80 die
  • china earthquake

    china earthquake
    126 die in a (6.9) earthquake in China
  • michael jackson

    michael jackson
    Michael Jackson hospitalized for chest pains
  • nelson mandela

    nelson mandela
    Nelson Mandela lands in NYC to begin a tour of US
  • minimum wage

    minimum wage
    January 1 California’s minimum wage raised from $5.75 to $6.25
  • minimum wage

    minimum wage
    September 12 California minimum wage legislation signed.
    The $1.25 increase in the minimum wage will be phased in, with an increase of
    75 cents on January 1, 2007 and an increase of 50 cents on January 1, 2008.
  • gold

    gold
    March 13 Gold futures hit $1000 an ounce for the first time.
  • Hurricane Gustav

    Hurricane Gustav
    September 1Hurricane Gustav strikes land west of New Orleans.
  • Chile earthquake

    Chile earthquake
    February 27 Chile earthquake