COLD WAR RADIO #47

Posted: May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Today in Cold War History
1950 – A barge containing munitions destined for Pakistan explodes in the harbor at South Amboy, New Jersey, devastating the city.
1950 – Egypt announces that the Suez Canal is closed to Israeli ships and commerce.
1958 US & Canada form North American Air Defense Command (NORAD)
1959 – The North Vietnamese Army establishes Group 559, whose responsibility is to determine how to maintain supply lines to South Vietnam; the resulting route is the Ho Chi Minh trail.
1960 – USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 33,222 m
1961 – Venera program: Venera 1 becomes the first man-made object to fly-by another planet by passing Venus (the probe had lost contact with Earth a month earlier and did not send back any data).
1964 – US diplomats find at least 40 secret microphones in Moscow embassy
1965 “30th Naval Construction Regiment activated at Danang, Vietnam”
1967 US bombs Hanoi
1967 USSR ratifies treaty with England & US banning nuclear weapons in space
1971 – Mars probe program: Mars 2 is launched by the Soviet Union.
1983 – NASA launches Intelsat V satellite, no. 506
1986 – The Firearm Owners Protection Act is signed into law by U.S. President Ronald Reagan.
1991 – Croatians vote for independence in a referendum.

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