The Vietnam War Started. AKA the Second IndoChina War. It was a Cold War Conflict pitting the USA and French in South Vietnam against the indigenous but communist Vietnamese independence movement, the Viet Minh.
Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. It was a joint resolution passed by Congress and the President to prevent further aggression following the Gulf of Tonkin Incident.
The Tet Offensive. It was the largest military of the war, by Vietcong and North Vietnamese forces.
Roy Benavidez. He was a member of the US Army special forces and a retired army sergeant who recieved a medal of honor on this day.
Tinker v Des Moines. This defined the 1st amendment rights of students in US public schools.
The 26th Amendment. This lowered the voting age to 18 due to the draft age being 18. "Old enough to fight, Old enough to vote".
Nov 7, 1973
War Powers Act. This was a federal law that intended to check the presidents power to commit the US to armed conflict without consent.