China Becomes Communist; First Non-Stop Flight Around the World; NATO Established; Soviet Union Has Atomic Bomb
First Modern Credit Card; Introduced First Organ Transplant; Korean War Begins
Color TV Introduced
Car Seat Belts Introduced; Polio Vaccine Created
Report Says Cigarettes Cause Cancer; Segregation Ruled Illegal in U.S.
McDonald's Corporation Founded; Rosa Parks Refuses to Give Up Her Seat on a Bus
First Televised Presidential Debates
Bay of Pigs Invasion
Cuban Missile Crisis
JFK Assassinated; Martin Luther King Jr. Makes His "I Have a Dream" Speech
Civil Rights Act Passes in U.S.
Los Angeles Riots; Malcolm X Assassinated; U.S. Sends Troops to Vietnam
Black Panther Party Established; Mass Draft Protests in U.S.
First Heart Transplant