The Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) kidnaps James Cross in Montreal and demands release of all its imprisoned members. The next day the Canadian government announces it will not meet the demand, beginning Quebec's October Crisis.
The Cuban Missile Crisis - The October Crisis The Cuban Missile Crisis, otherwise called the October Crisis, or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day (October 16–28, 1962) showdown between the United States and the Soviet Union concerning Soviet ballistic rocket organization in Cuba. Alongside being broadcast around the world, it was the nearest the Cold War came to growing into a full-scale atomic war.
The Cuban missile crisis is known as the October crisis in Cuba and the Caribbean crisis. It was a confrontation in October 1962 between the Soviet Union and Cuba. It is generally regarded as the moment in which the Cold War came closest to turning into a nuclear conflict.