1946 - 'ENIAC' becomes world's first computer
1947 - Sec. of State George Marshall proposes
European recovery program (The Marshall Plan)
1947 - Jackie Robinson breaks baseball's color barrier
1948 - Israel achieves statehood
1948 - Scientists at Bell Labs invent the transistor
1948 - Soviets
blockade West Berlin:
Western allies respond
with massive airlift
1949 - Mao Tse-tung establishes People Rebuplic of
China: Nationalists flee to Formosa (Taiwan)
1949 - North Atlantic Treaty Organization established
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