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Harry S. Truman Timeline

Harry S. Truman Timeline
Short Biography of President Harry S. Truman
Lifespan: 1884 - 1972
Born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri
Harry S. Truman died on December 26, 1972 in Independence, Missouri
thirty-third President of America - His term in office was from 1945 to 1953
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Why was Harry S. Truman famous?
Harry S. Truman was famous as the thirty-third President of the United States of America. He made the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan leading to the end of World War II. On his desk, Truman had a plaque that said "The Buck Stops Here." The next US President was Dwight D Eisenhower

    1884 Harry S. Truman was born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri  
         
    1904 Panama Canal Zone acquired  
         
    1905 Franklin Roosevelt was married to Anna Eleanor Roosevelton March 17, 1905 They had 6 children  
         
    1908 Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)  established  
         
    1914 WW1 started 28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918  
         
    1919 Treaty of Versailles  
         
    1919 Harry Truman was married to Elizabeth Virginia Wallace Truman on June 28, 1919. They had 1 child.  
         
    1924 Indian Reorganization Act  
         
    1927 Charles Lindbergh makes first trans-Atlantic flight
The Jazz Singer starring Al Jolson is the first "talkie" to be released
 
         
    1929 Great Depression begins  
         
    1922-24 Harry Truman became Judge on Jackson County Court, 1922-24  
         
    1926-34 Harry Truman became Presiding Judge of Jackson County Court, 1926-34  
         
    1935-45 Harry Truman became United States Senator, 1935-45  
         
    1939 Germany invades Poland; World War II begins  
         
    1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor
U.S. enters World War II
 
         
    1945 Harry Truman became Vice President, 1945 (under F.D. Roosevelt)  
         
    1945 1945 Harry S. Truman became the President of the United States of America  
         
    1945 Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945
End of World War II (1945)
United Nations Created (1945)
Nuremburg Trials (1945-1946)
 
         
    1946 The Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union  
         
    1947 Truman Doctrine (1947)
Taft-Hartley Act - labor law moderately restricting union activity (1947)
 
         
    1949 NATO Treaty (1949)  
         
    1950-1953 Korean Conflict (1950-1953) South Korea, an American ally, was invaded by the communist North Korea  
         
    1953 1953 The Presidency of Harry S. Truman ended  
         
    1957 Civil Rights Act of 1957
Russians launch Sputnik
 
         
    1958 NASA formed  
         
    1959 Cuban Revolution  
         
    1960 Greensboro sit-in
Civil Rights Act of 1960
 
         
    1961 Peace Corps
Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon
OPEC formed
 
         
    1962 Cuban Missile Crisis  
         
    1963 President J Kennedy assassinated
March on Washington; Martin Luther King, Jr. "I have a dream" speech
 
         
    1964 Civil Rights Act of 1964  
         
    1968 Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated
Civil Rights Act of 1968
 
         
    1969 Vietnam
Neil Armstrong walks on the moon
 
         
    1972 Harry Truman died of Heart Failure on December 26, 1972 in Independence, Missouri. He was buried in the courtyard of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum and Library.  
         
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