Armistice signed, ends hostilities in Korean War.
Earl Warren appointed U.S. chief justice.
House Concurrent Resolution 108 ends federal support for Native American tribes.
The CIA plays a major role in the overthrow of the nationalist Iranian government under Mohammed Mossadeq.
Malcolm X becomes a minister in the Nation of Islam.
Joseph Stalin dies; Nikita Khrushchev assumes power in the Soviet Union.Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are executed in New York (June 19).