the 1950's

  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean War began This invasion was the first military action of the Cold War. By July, American troops had entered the war on South Korea’s behalf
  • NUKESS!!!!!!!!

    US begins 126 nuclear tests at Nevada Test Site
  • Queen of England

    Queen of England
    Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the UK
  • Siamese Twins

    Siamese Twins
    1st successful separation of Siamese twins
  • sports illstrated

    sports illstrated
    Sports Illustrated" magazine begins publishing
  • LSD

    LSD made illegal in US
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    By refusing to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus in 1955, black seamstress Rosa Parks (1913—2005) helped initiate the civil rights movement in the United States
  • supreme court

    supreme court
    Supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses
  • spies

    FBI arrests Jack & Myra Sobel, charged with spying for USSR
  • golf

    22nd Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 284
    which is four under par
  • steel strike

    The steel strike of 1959 begins, leading to significant importation of foreign steel for the first time in United States history.