Hidden Figures - Historical Timeline

Timeline created by KurtMPe22
In Film
  • American Civil War

    American Civil War
    A war between the United States of America (North) and Confederate State Of America (South). It was located in South Eastern United States of America.The South had a way of life where they had slaves, this would twist state rights, this was the main reason for the Civil War. The Civil War was A war between the USA and the Confederate States of America. The war ended on May 13, 1865.
  • Wright Bros First Powered Flight

    Wright Bros First Powered Flight
    Who: Wilbur and Orville Wright
    What: The Wright Brothers had four briefs flights with their first powered aircraft, The Wright Brothers created the first successful airplane.
    Where: The flight was located on Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    What: Was the crashing on the stock market, started the great depression.
    Who: Panicked sellers, and the Stock Market.
    Where: United States of America.
    Why: Panicked sellers sold 16.4 million shares as the stock market began to crash.
  • World War 2

    World War 2
    Who: The Axis Powers ( Germany, Italy, and Japan) vs. the Allies (Britain, Canada, United States of America, etc.)
    What: World War II was the second global war.
    Where: World War II was in Europe, Russia, Asia, Pacific Ocean, and the Americas.
    Why: Hitler and Germany invaded Poland and Britain, and France declared war on Germany.
  • The Langley Memorial Laboratory

    The Langley Memorial Laboratory
    Who: NaCa and African- American Women.
    What: African_ American women were hired to be human computer for the first time.
    Where: United States of America.
    Why: To advance aeronautics in America.
  • D-Day

    Who: America, Britain, Canada vs Nazi Germany.
    What: The successful invasion of Normandy that gave the allies an advantage to end the war.
    Where: Normandy, France
    Why: Normandy was the most important target for the Allies because it was a strategic position.
  • Civil Rights Movement

    Civil Rights Movement
    Who: Multiple activists ( most famous one being Martin Luther King Jr.)
    What : A movement that wanted to secure African-American Rights.
    Where: It started in Montgomery, Alabama.
    Why: To ensure Equality of African- Americans.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    Who: Earl Warren, Board of Education.
    What: Court declaring that having segregated schools were unconstitutional.
    Where: Topeka, Kansas.
    Why: Having segregated schools were disobeying the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment
  • Sputnik

    Who: USSR, led by scientist Mikhail Tikhonravov
    What: The first artificial satellite launched into space.
    Where: Soviet Union, and Space.
    Why: The USSR and US were in the midst of the space age and wanted to be the first to accomplish this.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    Who: Edwin Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong.
    What: The First Manned mission to land on the moon.
    Where: The Moon.
    Why: The USSR and US were fighting to control space.