events in the 1960's

  • first man in space

    Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was the first man in space
  • berlin wall

    border between east and west germeny is closed
  • cuban missile crisis

    the soviets had planted warheads in islands and ued then to force the americans from attacking cuba
  • march on wahington

    the march was a protest for work freedom and civil rights
  • John F. Kennedy assassination

  • ranger 6

    ranger six is launched
  • civil rights act

    civil rights act was passed
  • luna 9

    luna 9 is launched
  • martin luth king jr dies

    died at st joseph's hospital
  • first man on the moon

    neil armstrong takes the first step on the moon