Samira Taylor 1960 timeline

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  • First man to the moon

    First man to the moon
    Gagarin becomes the first human being to travel into space. During the flight, the 27-year-old test pilot and industrial technician also became the first man to orbit the planet, a feat accomplished by his space capsule in 89 minutes. Vostok 1 orbited Earth at a maximum altitude of 187 miles and was guided entirely by an automatic control system. After this event Gagarin became an instant worldwide celebrity.
  • Marilyn Monroe died

    Marilyn Monroe died
    Marilyn Monroe, was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s. This young star created the one cut heel trend. Marilyn was the most famous actor to live.
  • Cuban missile crisis

    Cuban missile crisis
    The cuban missile crisi was the closest thing to nuclear war.October 27 was the worst day of the crisis. A U-2 was shot down over Cuba and EX-COMM received a second letter from Khrushchev demanding the removal of U.S. missiles in Turkey in exchange for Soviet missiles in Cuba.after Octobere tension went down.
  • Martin Luther King Jr 'i have a dream' speech

    Martin Luther King Jr 'i have a dream' speech
    Martin Luther King was a African American man. He saw that the whites treated colors unfairly. Because of Martin Luther all colors are treated fairly. He stood up for what most people were afraid to do, he stood up for the COLORS. His speech changed the U.S.A. forever.
  • Civil Rights Act

    Civil Rights Act
    The Civil Rights act was a landmark piece of legislation in the United States that outlawed major forms of discrimination against African Americans and women, including racial segregation. It ended unequal application of voter registration requirements and racial segregation in schools, at the workplace and by facilities that served the general public .
  • Malcolm X Assassination

    Malcolm X Assassination
    Malcolm was a African American male who wanted all colored to be treate as equals. He and Martin King Jr wanted the same thing. Malcolm choose to get what he wanted through vilance. Because Malcolm caused so many problems for the colored, one of his own people (colored) shot and killed him. Malcolm was brave to stand up for what he belived,he was wrong to choose vilance.
  • Black Panther Party

    Black Panther Party
    The Black Panther Party (originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense) was an African-American revolutionary leftist organization active in the United States from 1966 until 1982. The Black Panther Party achieved national and international notoriety through its involvement in the Black Power movement and U.S. politics of the 1960s and 1970s. The group's "provocative rhetoric, militant posture, and cultural and political flourishes permanently altered the contours of American Identity.
  • First Heart Transplant

    First Heart Transplant
    Heart transplant changed the world. Say your little brother needed a new heart. Before heart transplants there was no hope. But because there is heart transplants there is hope. This made the worlds population increase dramaticly.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated

    Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated
    Martin Luther king was killed. He was killed James Earl Ray, a fugitive from the Missouri State Penitentiary, was arrested in London at Heathrow Airport, extradited to the United States, and charged with the crime. On March 10, 1969, Ray entered a plea of guilty and was sentenced to 99 years in the Tennessee state penitentiary. Ray later made many attempts to withdraw his guilty plea and be tried by a jury, but was unsuccessful; he died in prison on April 23, 1998, at the age of 70.
  • Robert F. Kennedy Assassinated

    Robert F. Kennedy Assassinated
    Robert F. Kennedy was the brother of John F. Kennedy.. Sirhan Sirhan, a 24-year-old Palestinian immigrant, was convicted of Kennedy's murder and is serving a life sentence for the crime. The shooting was recorded on audio tape by a freelance newspaper reporter, and the aftermath was captured on film.Kennedy's body lay in repose at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York for two days before a funeral mass was held on June 8.
  • First man to the moon

    First man to the moon
    Neil armstrong was the first man to the moon. This was a great victory for NASA.On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to step on the moon. He and Aldrin walked around for three hours. They did experiments. They picked up bits of moon dirt and rocks. They put a U.S. flag on the moon. They also left a sign on the moon.The two astronauts returned to orbit, joining Collins. On July 24, 1969, all three astronauts came back to Earth safely. President Kennedy's wish came true.