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1963
June 10th
President John F. Kennedy called for a nuclear test-ban treaty, at the American University address in Washington, D.C.
June 11th
Responding to court orders to integrate schools, Alabama Gov. George Wallace barred the doorway of the Univ. of Alabama, in support of his proclamation of "Segregation now! Segregation tomorrow! Segregation forever!".
June 16th
Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space in Vostok 6.
June 26th
President John F. Kennedy blasted communism and promised to defend the citizens of West Berlin in a speech made at the Berlin Wall. "Ich bin ein Berliner".
August
26th - 29th
More than 200,000 people marched in Washington in support of civil-rights for Black African-Americans.
August 28th
Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his "I have a dream" on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Washiington D.C., USA.
November 1st
A coup in South Vietnam, supported by the United States, was successful. South Vietnamese rebels murdered President Ngo Dinh Diem.
November 21st
President Kennedy made an address at the Dedication of the Aerospace Medical Health Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
November 22nd
President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, United States. Harvey Lee Oswald was arrested under suspicion of being the assassin.
November 22nd
Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as President on Air Force One on the return flight to Washington D.C. Air Force One was also carrying the body of President Kennedy.
November 24th
Kennedy assassin suspect, Harvey Lee Oswald, was shot dead by Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby, in Dallas, Texas, USA.
November 27th
President Johnson addressed Congress following the assassination of President Kennedy. 'The greatest leader of our time has been struck down by the foulest deed of our time'.
November 29th
Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as President. Lyndon B. Johnson applies the infamous "Johnson Treatment" to Sen. Richard Russell (D-GA).
 
A telephone hotline between the two superpowers, America and the Soviet Union, was installed for direct contact in moments of emergency.
 

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