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1947
March 12th
President Truman made his 'Us and them' speech in Congress, which was known as the 'Truman Doctrine'.
April 11th
Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black American baseball player to play in the Major Leagues.
June 27th
East and West clashed in Paris as the divides grew in Europe, especially over the American and British idea of the Marshall Plan.
July 3rd
Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov left the Paris conference, and returned to Moscow. He accused the Western powers of dividing Europe with its Marshall Plan.
July 12th
A new Paris conference began and discussed the Marshall Plan, without the Soviet Union.
August 15th
India and Pakistan gained independence and partition status.
September 22nd
The Marshall Plan was agreed and implemented in Paris. The Plan brought aid from the United States, to war torn Europe.
October 4th
Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager passed Mach 1 in the Bell XS-1, named 'Glamorous Glennis', to be the first human to break the sound barrier.
November.
Work began on the South Pacific islands on Eintewok, 200 miles west of Bikini Atoll, in preparation for nuclear testing under the codename 'Operation Sandstone'.
 
Captured German rocket scientists conducted V2 rocket tests for the US Army at White Sands, New Mexico, USA.
 
The Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) was founded in the United States.
 

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