Vietnam War Causes and Events 1887 – 1978

This timeline details the main events of the conflict between the USA and Vietnam known as the Vietnam War and those events that are considered long term and short term causes of the war. Long Term Events 1887 (17th October) France took control of  Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, collectively known as Indochina at the time. … Read more

Robert (Bobby) Kennedy 1925 – 1968

Born – 20th November 1925 Died – 6th June 1968 Father – Joseph Kennedy (1888 – 1969) Mother – Rose Fitzgerald (1890 – 1995) Spouse – m. 1950 – Ethel Skakel (b. 1928) Children – Kathleen (b. 1951), Joseph (b. 1952), Robert Jr (b. 1954), David (1955 – 1984), Courtney (b. 1956), Michael (1958 – … Read more

Lyndon Baines Johnson LBJ 1908 – 1973

Born – 27th August 1908 Died – 22nd January 1973 Father – Samuel Ealy Johnson (1877 – 1937) Mother – Rebekah Baines (1881 – 1958) Spouse – m. 1934 – Claudia Thompson (Lady Bird) (1912 – 2007) Children – Lynda (b. 1944), Luci (b. 1947) President of the United States – 1963 – 1969 Predecessor … Read more

JFK, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917 – 1963

Born – 29th May 1917 Died – 22nd November 1963 (assassinated) Father – Joseph Kennedy (1888 – 1969) Mother – Rose Fitzgerald (1890 – 1995) Spouse – Jacqueline Bouvier (1929 – 1994) Children – Arabella (1956), Caroline (b. 1957), John (1960 – 1999), Patrick (1963) President of the United States – 1961 – 1963 Predecessor … Read more