• artificial kidney

    artificial kidney
    doctors introduced a artificail kidney that can function without being monitored at the UW medical school
  • U-2 Shot Down

    U-2 Shot Down
    During the Cold War. During the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union.
  • 1960 Olympic Games

    1960 Olympic Games
    Held in Rome. Wilma Rudolph won 3 gold medals for the united states in track.
  • saw the new generation of tractors

    saw the new generation of tractors
    John Deere came out with the 10 series. like the 3010, and the 4010. They were one of the first diesel tractors.
  • The film Psycho Released

    The film Psycho Released
    The film depicts the encounter between a secretary who goes to a secluded motel after embezzling money from her employer, and the motel's disturbed owner and manager and the aftermath of their encounter.
  • Peace Corps

    Peace Corps
    Sen. John F Kennedy challenged students at the University of Michigan to serve their country.
  • US figure skating team killed.

    US figure skating team killed.
    Their plane crashed on their way to the world championship.
  • First astronaunt in orbit.

    First astronaunt in orbit.
    John Glenn became the first astonaunt in orbit.
  • Seattle Worlds Fair

    Seattle Worlds Fair
    The first worlds fair since WW2.
  • Cuban Missel Crisis.

    Cuban Missel Crisis.
    JFK ordered a naval & air blockade.
  • the new improved 10 series

    the new improved 10 series
    the 3010 and the 4010 were replaced by the new 3020 and 4020 models. the 4020 was one of the most popular tractors.
  • A teaching legend is born

    A teaching legend is born
  • Limited nuclear test ban treaty

    Limited nuclear test ban treaty
    United states, soviet union, and great britain agree to a limited test ban treaty barring all nuclear testing above ground.
  • Civil Rights March

    Civil Rights March
    The famous "I have a dream" speech in washington DC
  • Chamizal Treaty

    Chamizal Treaty
    This was a peaceful settlement between mexico & the U.S. Established boundary in El Paso Juarez Valley.
  • John F. Kennedy assassination.

    John F. Kennedy assassination.
    In Dallas, Texas, JFK is shot by Lee Harvey Oswald during a motorcade downtown. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwmaTT8oWec
  • Abington School District Vs. Schempp

    Abington School District Vs. Schempp
    Supreme Court ruled in this case 8-1
  • "Beatlemania"

    The Beatles become popular in the US when their song releases "I wanna hold your hand"
  • Tonkin Resolution

    Tonkin Resolution
    Passed by congress authorizing broad powers to the president to take action in vietnam after the vietnamese boats attacked 2 US desroyers.
  • Cigarette warning labels

    Cigarette warning labels
    1964 was the first year that cigarette boxes had printed a warning label, "smoking can be hazardous to your health"
  • The Voting Rights Act.

    The Voting Rights Act.
    Signed by Lyndon B Johnson outlawing the requirment of potential voters to take a leteracy test in order to qualify.