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  • 1884 8 May: Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri.

  • 1901 Graduated from Independence High School with forty other students.

  • 1914 2 November: His father died.

  • 1918 13 April: Arrived in Brest, France, on board USS George Washington.

  • 28 June: Married Elizabeth (Bess) Virginia Wallace at the bride's church, Trinity Episcopal, in Independence, Missouri and moved into home at 219 N. Delaware, Independence, Missouri, the residence of his mother-in-law, Madge Gates Wallace.

  • "03/12/1947"

    : "Truman delivers “Truman Doctrine” speech Truman delivers his “Truman Doctrine” speech to Congress, asking for a $400 million appropriation to fight the spread of Communism in Greece and Turkey. Truman Doctrine Announced On March 12, 1947, President Harry S. Truman appeared before a joint session of Congress to request military aid for the countries of Greece and Turkey. During the course of his remarks, Truman described the "
  • 03/21/1947: Federal Employee Loyalty Program Truman creates the Federal Employee Loyalty Program, known as the “Loyalty Order,” via Executive Order 9835. This order’s purpose was to ensure loyalty against communism in the federal government.

  • 05/22/1947: Truman signs “Truman Doctrine” Truman signs the “Truman Doctrine” appropriation approved by Congress for Greece and Turkey.

  • 06/05/1947: Secretary of State George Marshall proposes economic aid to Europe in an address at Harvard University. Officially titled the European Recovery Program, the package aids Western Europe in rebuilding their economies, and becomes know”

  • 06/20/1947: Taft-Hartley Act vetoed Truman vetoes the Taft-Hartley Act.