Time line of events 1917-1990

Time line including all the relevant events from 1917-1990. 

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Cold War events
1914 ­ 1918 - World War 1
October 1917 ­ Bolsheviks attack Russia (Red October)
1918-1921 ­ Russian Civil war
19198 ­ US President Woodrow Wilson issued his fourteen points
1919 ­ Comintern established by Bolshevik's
1923 - USSR become official title of old Russian Empire
1929- Lenin dies, Stalin becomes leader of the Soviet Union
1939 ­ 1945 ­ World War 2
1939 ­ Nazi-Soviet pact
November 1943 ­ Teheran meeting
February 1945 ­ Yalta Conference
April 1945 ­ Truman become US president
May 1945 ­ End of war against Germany
July 1945 ­ Potsdam Conference
August 1945 ­ Hiroshima bombing
September 1945 ­ End of war against Japan
1945 ­ 1948 ­ Salami tactics ­ USSR expansionism
February 1946 ­ George Kennan Long telegram speech ­ compromising changed to containment
March 1946 ­ Iron curtain speech
1947 ­ Every East European country controlled by communist government apart from
Czechoslovakia
March 1947 ­ Truman Doctrine ­ aid to any country under attack by armed minorities
Spring 1947 ­ Marshall Plan ­ Financial assistance to Europe

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­ Cominform ­ Coordinate communist parties
1948 ­ The Czechoslovakian Crisis ­ Coup d'etat
1948 ­ 1949 ­ The Berlin Blockade
1949 ­ The Berlin Airlift
1949 ­ NATO
August 1949 ­ USSR drop Atomic bomb
October 1949 ­ Mao Zedong proclaimed People republic of China was now established
Early 1950's ­ McCarthyism
1950 ­ NSC-68
1950 ­ Policy of "roll back"
1950 ­ Treaty of friendship, Alliancce and Mutual Assistance signed
1950 ­ 1953 ­Korean War
November 1952 ­ US hydrogen bomb
1953 ­…read more

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­ USSR develops intercontinental ballistic missile
October 1957 ­ Sputnik launched
November 1957 ­ Sputnik ii launched
Early 1960s- M.A.…read more

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START (Strategic Arms Reductions Talks) treaty…read more

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