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V-2 rocket (1944)

 

The Daily Mail becomes the first transoceanic newspaper

Franklin Roosevelt

Dwight David

Eisenhower

Sputnik (1957)

 

The Saarland joins West Germany.

Dwight David

Eisenhower

Lyndon Baines

Johnson

Vanguard (1957)

 

The Cavern Club opens in Liverpool.

Dwight David

Eisenhower

 

Explorer 1

(1958)

 

Arturo Frondizi becomes President of Argentina.

Dwight David

Eisenhower

 

R7 (1959)

 

Castro’s troops approach Havana.

Dwight David

Eisenhower

 

Vostok 1 (1961)

Vostok1 (1961)

Kuwait gains independence

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

 

Mercury-Atlas (1962)

 

Rwanda and Burundi gain independence

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

 

Cosmos 186

(1967)

 

Vietnam War: Operation Cedar Falls starts.

Lyndon Baines

Johnson

 

Cosmos 188. (1967)

 

The American Basketball Association is formed

Lyndon Baines

Johnson

 

Saturn V (1967-1973)

 

The Beatles give their last studio performance

Lyndon Baines

Johnson

 

Richard Milhous

Nixon

 

 

Soyuz (1971)

 

The Pakistani army occupies East Pakistan.

Richard Milhous

Nixon

 

Space Shuttle

(1981)

 

Palau becomes self-governing.

Ronald Wilson

Reagan

 

Mir (1986- 1996)

 

Bill Clinton inaugurated as President of the United States.

Ronald Wilson

Reagan

 

George Herbert Walker Bush

 

William Jefferson Clinton

 

Shenzhou 5 (2003)

 

Super Bowl XXXVII: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeat the Oakland Raiders 48-21.

George Walker Bush

 

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