The 60's

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  • President Kennedy is elected

    President Kennedy is elected
    In a closely contested election, Democrat United States Senator John F. Kennedy defeated Vice President Richard Nixon
  • John F. Kennedy is assassinated

    John F. Kennedy is assassinated
    John F. Kennedy was shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald as he rode in a motorcade through downtown Dallas
  • Gulf of Tonkin Incident

    Gulf of Tonkin Incident
    an international confrontation that led to the United States engaging more directly in the Vietnam War
  • Tet Offensive

    Tet Offensive
    A series of surprise attacks by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese forces, on scores of cities, towns, and hamlets throughout South Vietnam
  • Robert Kennedy is assassinated

    Robert Kennedy is assassinated
    Robert Kennedy is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles after winning the California presidential primary
  • Richard Nixon is elected

    Richard Nixon is elected
    Former Vice President Richard Nixon defeated Vice President Hubert Humphrey
  • American astronauts land on the moon

    American astronauts land on the moon
    Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed the first Americans on the Moon.