Eric Paquette

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  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lyndon B. Johnson
    U.S president Lyndon. B Johnson declares to all of Anerica in his state of union address that his "great society" will overcome and eliminate racial differences and poverty. This idea of a great society was made in ohio university.
  • The death of Sir Winston Churchill

    The death of Sir Winston Churchill
    Churchill's funeral was the largest state funeral in world, up until the death of pope john paul II, With representatives from 112 nations; only China did not send an emissary. Only Ireland did not broadcast the service live on television in Europe, where 350 million people watched, including 25 million in Britain.By decree of the Queen, his body lay in state for three days and a state funeral service was held at St Paul's Cathedral on 30 January 1965.
  • Canada announces its new flag

    Canada announces its new flag
    A new red and white maple leaf design is inaugurated as the flag of Canada, replacing the Union Flag and the Canadian Red Ensign. Some people were enraged by this new design but by creating this flag it was yet another way of showing Canada's independence.
  • Malcom X

    Malcom X
    African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X is assassinated.
  • The sound of music

    The sound of music
    The sound of music premieres at Rivoli in New York.
  • Bloddy Sunday

    Bloddy Sunday
    In Slema Alabama, 200 troopers clash into 525 civil rights demonstrators.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    2,500 U.S marines are sent to south Vietnam, therefore declaring war on north vietnam who end up getting back up by the russians because of the differences between America(Democratic) Russia(Communist).
  • Second try

    Second try
    The second attempt to march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, under the leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr., stops at the bridge that was the site of Bloody Sunday, to hold a prayer service and return to Selma, in obedience to a court restraining order. White supremacists beat up white Unitarian Universalist minister James J. Reeb later that day in Selma.
  • Vietnam war for Canada

    Vietnam war for Canada
    Canada did not take part in the vietnam war, but a lot of men from canada felt loyal and cared for their neighbors America and they went over and volunteered.
  • Montgomery, Alabama

     Montgomery, Alabama
    In response to the events of March 7 and 9 in Selma, Alabama, President Lyndon B. Johnson sends a bill to Congress that forms the basis for the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It is passed by the Senate May 26, the House July 10, and signed into law by President Johnson Aug. 6.
  • Very first space walk

    Very first space walk
    Cosmonaut, Aleksei Leonov gets out of his space shuttle for 12 minutes. Being the first human to ever be in a shuttle and the first man to walk in space.
  • 3rd time

    3rd time
    Martiin luther King jr leads 3,200 civil rights activists from Selma Alabama to Montgomery
  • 4th time

    4th time
    Martin Luther King jr leads 25,000 civil activists successfully from Selma Alabama, to the capitol in Montgomery. This trip was a 4 day voyage.
  • Nuclear power reactor

    Nuclear power reactor
    The world's first nuclear power reactor is created, SNAP-10A, is launched by the United States from Vandenberg AFB, California. The reactor operates for 43 days and remains in Low Earth orbit.
  • Vietnam protest

    Vietnam protest
    The first SDS march against the Vietnam War draws 25,000 protestors to Washington, DC.
  • Australia

    Australia announces that they will be sending a battalion to assist the war in South Vietnam.
  • Mars

    U.S. spacecraft Mariner 4 flies by Mars, becoming the first spacecraft to return images from the Red Planet.
  • Cigarette's

    Cigarette advertising is banned on British television.
  • Law

    August 6 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law. Which is a landmark llegislation stating that discrimination against African Americans is outlawed
  • The beatles

    The beatles
    The Beatles perform the first stadium concert in the history of rock, playing before 55,600 persons at Shea Stadium in New York City.
  • WWII

    August 19 – At the Auschwitz trial in Frankfurt, 66 ex-SS personnel receive life sentences, 15 others smaller ones.
  • Tom & Jerry

    Tom & Jerry
    The Tom & Jerry cartoon series makes its world broadcast premiere on CBS.
  • U.S Emigration

    U.S Emigration
    Fidel Castro announces that anyone who wants to can emigrate to the United States.
  • U.S Bill

    U.S Bill
    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs an immigration bill which abolishes quotas based on national origin.
  • Pope IV

    Pope IV
    Pope Paul VI visits the United States. He appears for a Mass in Yankee Stadium and makes a speech at the United Nations.
  • Dough Boy

    Dough Boy
    Pillsbury's world-famous mascot, the Pillsbury Doughboy, is created.
  • Satellite

    The Canadian satellite Alouette 2 is launched.
  • Charlie Brown

    Charlie Brown
    A Charlie Brown Christmas, the first Peanuts television special, debuts on CBS, quickly becoming an annual tradition.
  • Soviet Union

    Soviet Union
    The Soviet Union announces that it has shipped rockets to North Vietnam.
  • 1966

    1966 is about to begin