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The formation of the International Police Association occurs, and it becomes the largest police organization.
The People's Republic of China is welcomed by the United Kingdom. Read More
The boundary of the United States is guaranteed by the "Perimeter Speech" given by the State Dean Acheson during the Cold War.
Responding to the detonation of the first atomic bomb by the Soviet Union, the creation of a hydrogen bomb is initiated by President Truman.
The formation of the European Broadcasting Union occurs. Read More
A warning of nuclear war is presented by Albert Einstein in an effort to prevent mutual destruction.
A mutual defense treaty is signed by both the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China.
Hollywood, California holds the first premiere of Cinderella, Walt Disney's 12th animated film.
Element 98 is announced as "californium" by a research group at the University of California at Berkeley.
The United States National Security Council demonstrates the NSC-68. Read More
The UNRWA is initiated. Read More
The opening of the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel occurs. Read More
The eruption of the Mauna Loa in Hawaii occurs. Read More
The climbing od the 10th highest mountain in the world, Annapurna I in the north-central Nepalese Himalayas, occurs.
The first 500-mile NASCAR race takes place at the Darlington Raceway in South Carolina. Read More
The enactment of the Defense Production Act occurs for the purpose of controlling American military contracting.
The 100th Anniversary of the State of California is celebrated. Read More
Berlin experiences an breakout of communist riots. Read More
The first publication of Charles M. Schulz's Peanut comics are made in seven U.S. newspapers.
The Communists win by a majority vote of 99.7% in East Germany. Read More
The People's Republic of China dispatches thousands of soldiers across the Yalu River, officially entering in the Korean War.
The diplomatic isolation of Spain is terminated by the United Nations. Read More
The founding of the Libyan National Council is welcomed by the United Nations. Read More
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