Cuban Missile Crisis

  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

  • End of Bay of Pigs Invasion

  • Kennedy and Khrushchev Meet in Vienna

  • Nuclear Missiles Discovered in Cuba

  • Kennedy and Executive Committee Learn of Missiles

  • Kennedy Decides Upon Naval Blockade

  • Naval Quarantine of Cuba Organized

  • First Letter from Khrushchev

    Agrees to remove missiles if the United States will publicly swear not to attack Cuba.
  • Second Letter from Khrushchev

    Khrushchev amends the terms of the removal of the missiles, now wants the United States to remove their missiles from Turkey along with promising not to attack Cuba.
  • Khrushchev Dismantles Soviet Missiles, Crisis Ends