A war between South and North Korea. North invaded South Korea following multiple clashes along the border. Began on June 25, 1950
During the Cold War, rivals of the Soviet Union and the United States compete for dominance in spaceflight capability.
Cuban Missile Crisis
On April 16, 1961 a group of some 150 Cuban exiles trained and financed by the CIA launched an ill-fated invasion of Cuba from the Bay of Pigs to overthrow Fidel Castro
The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989
Also known as the October Crisis of 1962, the Caribbean Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union initiated by American ballistic missile deployment in Italy and Turkey with consequent Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba
Also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975