Today’s Document from the National Archives

Document for August 5th:
Nuclear Test Ban Treaty


Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, July 26, 1963; Treaties and Other International Agreements Series #5433; General Records of the U.S. Government; Record Group 11; National Archives.

On August 5, 1963, the Limited Test Ban Treaty was signed by the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union. After Senate approval, it was signed by President Kennedy on October 7, 1963. The treaty went into effect on October 10, 1963, and banned nuclear weapons testing in the atmosphere, in outer space, and under water.
Read more at Our Documents...
Share, comment and suggest new documents at the Today's Document Tumblr Blog Tumblr blog

 

Get the Today's Document RSS Feed  Subscribe   |  About RSS 

Yesterday's document: August 4th
Commemorating the Founding of the Coast Guard

Tomorrow's document: August 6th
Voting Rights Act

PDF files require the free Adobe Reader.
More information on Adobe Acrobat PDF files is available on our Accessibility page.

Today’s Document from the National Archives >

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
1-86-NARA-NARA or 1-866-272-6272

.