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.

  1908Lyndon Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 near Stonewall, Texas 
     
  1934Dust Bowl begins 
     
  1939Germany invades Poland; World War II begins 
     
  1941Attack on Pearl Harbor - U.S. enters World War II 
     
  1945Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Germany and Japan surrender, ending World War II 
     
  1946The Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union 
     
  1949NATO formed 
     
  1950Senator Joseph McCarthy gains power and start Communist witch hunts (1950-1954) - Korean War begins 
     
  1953Armistice in Korea 
     
  1954SEATO alliance 
     
  1955Warsaw Pact 
     
  1956US installs Diem as leader of South Vietnam 
     
  1957Civil Rights Act of 1957 - Russians launch Sputnik 
     
  1958NASA formed 
     
  1959Cuban Revolution 
     
  1960Greensboro sit-in - Civil Rights Act of 1960 
     
  1930Educated at Southwest Texas State Teachers College (now Texas State University), graduated 1930 then studied at Georgetown Law School 
     
  1934Lyndon B. Johnson was married to Claudia Taylor (Lady Bird) Johnson in 1934. They had 2 children 
     
  1931-37Lyndon Johnson became Congressional Secretary, 1931-37 
     
  1937-49Lyndon Johnson became Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1937-49 
     
  1949-61Lyndon Johnson became United States Senator, 1949-61 
     
  1961-63Lyndon Johnson became Vice President, 1961-63 (under Kennedy) 
     
  19631963 Lyndon Johnson became the President of the United States of America -Vietnam Conflict (1963 - 1969) 
     
  1964Civil Rights Act (1964) 
     
  1965Medicare and Medicaid (1965) 
     
  1968Dr. 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)
 
     
  19691969 The Presidency of Lyndon Johnson ended 
     
  1969Vietnam - Neil Armstrong walks on the moon 
     
  1972Watergate burglary - Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with USSR 
     
  1973Skylab first space station launched 
     
  1973Lyndon 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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