Roosevelt died of a massive cerebral hemorrhage down in Warm Springs, Ga.
Alger hiss was found guily of perjury. He was in jail for four years. Than they tried to get him for Treson but it did not work. He was charged with two counts of perjury for lyeing about goverment papers.
Disneyland had there grand opening in Anahiem, Californa.
Kennedy elected President
Kennedy is elected president and will be later killed while in office still.
In Operation Chopper, helicopters flown by U.S. Army pilots ferry 1,000 South Vietnamese soldiers to sweep a NLF stronghold near Saigon. It marks America's first combat missions against the Vietcong.
At the hamlet of Ap Bac, the Vietcong 514th Battalion and local guerrilla forces ambush the South Vietnamese Army's 7th division.
Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas Texas.
The U.S. congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, giving President Johnson the power to take whatever actions he sees necessary to defend southeast Asia.
Two days before the U.S. presidential election, Vietcong mortars shell Bien Hoa Air Base near Saigon. Four Americans are killed, 76 wounded. Five B-57 bombers are destroyed, and 15 are damaged.
A U.S. helicopter base and advisory compound in the central highlands of South Vietnam is attacked by NLF commandos. Nine Americans are killed and more than 70 are wounded. President Johnson immediately orders U.S. Navy fighter-bombers to attack military targets just inside North Vietnam.