Timeline of SGI efforts toward nuclear abolition (1950s-1960s)

Year Date SGI Events Nuclear-Weapon Related Developments
1957 Sep. 8 Second Soka Gakkai President Josei Toda delivers an antinuclear declaration at the Mitsuzawa Athletic Stadium in Yokohama, Japan.
Josei Toda
By this date, USA, UK and USSR have conducted tests of atomic and hydrogen bombs.
1960 Feb. 13 France explodes its first atomic bomb in the Sahara Desert.
1961 Jun. 23 The Antarctic Treaty making Antarctica the first Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone comes into force.
1963 Aug. 5 The Partial Test Ban Treaty (PTBT) is signed by the governments of USA, UK and USSR in Moscow.
1964 Oct. 16 China explodes its first atomic bomb at the Lop Nor testing site in Sinkiang Province.
1967 Feb. 14 The Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America, or Treaty of Tlatelolco, is signed in Mexico City.

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