history timeline

By javante
  • 1954 civil rights movement

    1954 civil rights movement
    The Civil Rights Movement was a movement where not just the African American community but people who supported desegregation fought for equal rights for blacks. Martin Luther King Jr played a huge role during this time.
  • NOV 1, 1955 Vietnam War

    NOV 1, 1955 Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War, was a long and divisive war that involved North Vietnam, South Vietnam, and the United States Army. The war lasted from November 1, 1955 to April 1975
  • NOV 22, 1963 JFK Assassination

    NOV 22, 1963 JFK Assassination
    On November 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Tx while riding in a presidential motorcade through a plaza in the city. He was killed by U.S marine veteran Lee Harvey Oswald.
  • OCT 16, 1966 Black Panther Movement

    The Black Panther Movement or the Party for Self-Defense, was a protection group that was for Black Nationalism, Socialism, and they were armed self defense that were against police brutality on blacks in the 60's.
  • OCT 21, 1967 Abbie Hoffman

    OCT 21, 1967 Abbie Hoffman
    He was a social activist and leader of the flower power movement, he played a big role in the counter culture movement and during the Vietnam War by doing war protest and by being the co-founder of the Youth International Party (The Yippies)
  • JUL 20, 1969 Moon Landing (1969)

    JUL 20, 1969 Moon Landing (1969)
    On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to ever land and walk on the moon. The spaceship used to get them there was the Apollo 11.
  • JUN 10, 1971 Ping Pong Diplomacy

    JUN 10, 1971 Ping Pong Diplomacy
    The Ping Pong Diplomacy was an event where it opened the relationship of the U.S and China. On June 10, 1971 the U.S lifted the embargo against China.
  • JUN 17, 1972 Watergate Scandal

    JUN 17, 1972 Watergate Scandal
    The Watergate scandal was a scandal in the U.S. that had something to do with burglars in the Democratic Headquarters and also had something to do with President Nixon which also made him resign and leave his presidency.
  • AUG 29, 1974 Hurricane Carmen

    AUG 29, 1974 Hurricane Carmen
    Hurricane Carmen was a very dangerous and intense category 4 hurricane that hit the gulf coast and Louisiana. It was so powerful that it destroyed man sugarcane farms.
  • 1981 Apple computers

    1981 Apple computers
    Apple computer shares went public and they started in 1976. In the year of 1981, when the apple computers made major headlines, over that night the creators became millionaires within 3 days just for the apple computers dropping.
  • 1985 Mikhail Gorbachev

    During the cold war, which was the war of the United States and the Soviet Union and the allies that were beside them which were the Eastern and Western bloc. He worked with Regan to die down the tension between the U.S and the Soviet Union.
  • 1990 Persian Gulf War

    1990 Persian Gulf War
    This war was a fight between Iraq and 34 other countries, that was in charge by the United States. The war began with the invasion of Kuwait by the Iraq army in 1990. Iraq had territory in kuwait for a long period of time