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1884

8th May: Harry S Truman is born. (Lamar, Missouri)

1943

Thursday 17th June: Harry Stimson phones Harry S Truman and politely asks him not to make inquiries about a defense plant in Pasco, Washington.

1945

Tuesday 24th April: President Truman is briefed on the Manhattan Project.

Friday 8th June: President Truman issues order regarding release of classified scientific information.

1947

Friday 25th April: President Truman inaugurates White House bowling alley. (Washington DC)

1949

Thursday 20th January: Truman announces Point Four program.

Wednesday 10th August: Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Bill, which establishes the Department of Defense.

1950

Tuesday 31st January: U.S. President Harry S. Truman publicly announces his decision to support the development of the hydrogen bomb, a weapon theorized to be hundreds of times more powerful than the atomic bombs dropped on Japan during World War II.

Friday 30th June: President Harry S. Truman orders U.S. armed forces to assist in defending that South Korea from invading North Korean armies.

Friday 25th August: In anticipation of a crippling strike by railroad workers, President Harry S. Truman issues an executive order putting America

Wednesday 1st November: Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate President Harry S. Truman at the Blair House. (Washington, D.C.)

1953

Wednesday 7th January: Harry S. Truman tells the world that that the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. (Washington, D.C.)

1972

Tuesday 26th December: Former U.S. President Harry S. Truman dies. (Independence, Missouri)


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