HISTORY we didnt start the fire

  • Harry Truman

    Harry Truman
    Harry Truman was inaugurated as U.S. president after being elected in 1948 to his own term; previously he was sworn in following the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. He authorized the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan during World War II, on August 6 and August 9, 1945, respectively.
  • South Pacific

    South Pacific, the prize-winning musical, opens on Broadway on April 7 1949
  • Albert Einstien

    Albert Einstien
  • Disney land opens for the first time

    Disney land opens for the first time
  • Charles Starkweather

  • Earnest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway commits suicide on July 2 1961 after a long battle with depression.
  • Berlin Seperated

    Berlin is separated into West Berlin and East Berlin, and from the rest of East Germany, when the Berlin Wall is erected on August 13 to prevent citizens escaping to the West
  • JFK blown away:

    JFK blown away: President John F. Kennedy is assassinated on November 22 while riding in an open convertible through Dallas
  • China

    China's under martial law: On May 20, 1989 China declares martial law, enabling them to use force of arms against protesting students to end the Tiananmen Square protests.
  • California baseball begins

    California baseball begins as the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants move to California and become the Los Angeles Dodgers