Lyndon Johnson Timeline

Lyndon Johnson Timeline
Short Biography of President Lyndon Johnson
Lifespan: 1908 - 1973
Born on August 27, 1908 near Stonewall, Texas
Lyndon B. Johnson died on January 22, 1973 in Johnson City, Texas
Thirty-sixth President of America - His term in office was from 1963 to 1969
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Why was Lyndon Johnson famous?
Lyndon Johnson was famous as the thirty-sixth President of the United States of America. His presidency was dominated by the Vietnam War although his policies resulting in significant anti-poverty measures and civil rights programs should also be remembered. The next US President was Richard Nixon.

    1908 Lyndon Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 near Stonewall, Texas  
    1934 Dust Bowl begins  
    1939 Germany invades Poland; World War II begins  
    1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor - U.S. enters World War II  
    1945 Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Germany and Japan surrender, ending World War II  
    1946 The Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union  
    1949 NATO formed  
    1950 Senator Joseph McCarthy gains power and start Communist witch hunts (1950-1954) - Korean War begins  
    1953 Armistice in Korea  
    1954 SEATO alliance  
    1955 Warsaw Pact  
    1956 US installs Diem as leader of South Vietnam  
    1957 Civil Rights Act of 1957 - Russians launch Sputnik  
    1958 NASA formed  
    1959 Cuban Revolution  
    1960 Greensboro sit-in - Civil Rights Act of 1960  
    1930 Educated at Southwest Texas State Teachers College (now Texas State University), graduated 1930 then studied at Georgetown Law School  
    1934 Lyndon B. Johnson was married to Claudia Taylor (Lady Bird) Johnson in 1934. They had 2 children  
    1931-37 Lyndon Johnson became Congressional Secretary, 1931-37  
    1937-49 Lyndon Johnson became Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1937-49  
    1949-61 Lyndon Johnson became United States Senator, 1949-61  
    1961-63 Lyndon Johnson became Vice President, 1961-63 (under Kennedy)  
    1963 1963 Lyndon Johnson became the President of the United States of America -Vietnam Conflict (1963 - 1969)  
    1964 Civil Rights Act (1964)  
    1965 Medicare and Medicaid (1965)  
    1968 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinated (1968) - Robert Kennedy assassinated (1968)
Pueblo Incident - Capture of the USS Pueblo, a Navy intelligence ship, by North Korea (1968)
    1969 1969 The Presidency of Lyndon Johnson ended  
    1969 Vietnam - Neil Armstrong walks on the moon  
    1972 Watergate burglary - Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with USSR  
    1973 Skylab first space station launched  
    1973 Lyndon B. Johnson died of heart failure on January 22, 1973 in Johnson City, Texas. He was buried at the LBJ Ranch.  
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