Corona Week 5

Timeline created by Benjamin DeMarco
In History
  • Mr Scully's Birth

    Mr Scully's Birth
    The day that started the journey of the WA history teacher and collector
  • Mai Lai Massacre

    Mai Lai Massacre
    A mass murder of south vietnam civilians by US troops in Sơn Tịnh
  • LBJ Announcement To Not Seek Re-Election

    LBJ Announcement To Not Seek Re-Election
    Announced the partial stop to the bombing of vietnam as well as that he would not be running again which shocked tons
  • MLK Assassination

    MLK Assassination
    In Memphis Tennessee. The assassination lead to lots of anger among african americans
  • RFK Assassination

    RFK Assassination
    Shot a little after midnight at the Ambassador Hotel in LA. This happened after he won the California presidential primary
  • Protests At The Chicago Democratic Convention

    Protests At The Chicago Democratic Convention
    Counterculture and anti-Vietnam War protest groups had made plans to come protest at this convention
  • Black Power Olympic Protest

    Black Power Olympic Protest
    During the medal ceremony two athletes (Tommie Smith and John Carlos) raised a black gloved fist during the anthem
  • Nixon Election Victory

    Nixon Election Victory
    Richard Nixon defeated the democratic candidate Hubert Humphrey
  • Apollo 8 Orbiting The Moon

    Apollo 8 Orbiting The Moon
    On this day apollo 8 lifted off. It was the second manned spaceflight of the Apollo program
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    TET Offensive

    North Vietnam attacks on over 100 south vietnam cities and outposts