News paper headlines - Beautiful Jean Harlow dies Harlean Harlow Carpenter born March 3, 1911 Kansas City, Missouri, United States Died June 7, 1937 (aged 26) Los Angeles, California, United States Cause of death Kidney failure
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The Cuban missile crisis was a 14-day confrontation in October, 1962, between the Soviet Union & Cuba & the U.S. The crisis is regarded as the moment in which the Cold War came closest to turning into a nuclear conflict & is the first documented instance of mutual assured destruction (MAD) being discussed as a determining factor in a major international arms agreement. The confrontation ended on 10/28/1962, when Kennedy & UN Secretary-General U Thant reached an agreement with Khrushchev.