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George H. W. Bush
George Herbert Walker Bush is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States . He had previously served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States , a congressman, an ambassador, and Director of Central Intelligence.Bush was born in Milton, Massachusetts, to Senator Prescott Bush and Dorothy Walker Bush...
Timeline of Events
1989
12.3.1989
Cold War: In a meeting off the coast of Malta, US President George H. W. Bush and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev release statements indicating that the cold war between their nations may be coming to an end.
1990
3.28.1990
President George H. W. Bush posthumously awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
6.1.1990
George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production.
7.26.1990
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is signed into law by President George H. W. Bush.
1991
2.27.1991
Gulf War: U.S. President George H. W. Bush announces that "Kuwait is liberated".
1992
6.17.1992
A 'joint understanding' agreement on arms reduction is signed by U.S. President George H. W. Bush and Russian President Boris Yeltsin (this would be later codified in START II).
12.4.1992
Somali Civil War: President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia in Northeast Africa.
1993
1.3.1993
In Moscow, George H. W. Bush and Boris Yeltsin sign the second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).