272. 10/22/1962

“22.10.62 President [John F.] Kennedy announced that the installation of offensive capability missiles have been discovered in Cuba and that the United States was imposing a strict quarantine on shipments to Cuba of all offensive military equipment. The quarantine was in effect until 20 November 1962.” [Pro Embargo]

“John F. Kennedy (D). Timeline,” Cuba versus Blockade: Cuban People’s website, 2007

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