"We Didn't Start the Fire" by Billy Joel

Timeline created by haw0373
In Music
  • South Pacific musical

    South Pacific musical
    prize-winning musical open on brodway on April 7
  • Richard Nixon elected

    Richard Nixon elected
    First elected to the United States Senate (Date unknown)
  • North and South Korea

    North and South Korea
    They declared war after nothern forces strew south
  • H-Bomb

    H-Bomb
    H-bomb middle of devolpment as a nuclar weapon first tested in late 1952.
    (Date not known)
  • Elvis Presley signs with RCA Records

    Elvis Presley signs with RCA Records
    signs with RCA Records on November 21, beginning his pop career
    (Date not known)
  • Albert Einstein dies

    Albert Einstein dies
    Dies at the age 76
  • Disneyland opens

    Disneyland opens
    opens on July 17 as Walt Disney's first theme park
  • Fidel Castro comes to power

    Fidel Castro comes to power
    after a revolution in Cuba and visits the United States later that year on an unofficial twelve-day tour
    (Date not known)
  • John F. Kennedy beats Richard Nixon

    John F. Kennedy beats Richard Nixon
    in the November 8 general election
    (Date not known)
  • Berlin: The Berlin Wall

    Berlin: The Berlin Wall
    forcibly separated West Berlin from East Berlin and the rest of East Germany, was erected on August 13 to prevent citizens escaping to the West.