Today in History Oct 25: Cuban Missile Crisis debated at UN

MIAMI Fla. -- Today in History for Oct 25, 1962: Adalai Stevenson, US ambassadar to the United Nations Adlai Stevenson demands USSR UN rep. Valerian Zorin explain  photographic evidence of Soviet-built missile bases in Cuba, stating in part: "I am prepared to wait for my answer until Hell freezes over."

1854: The “Charge of the Light Brigade” took place during the Crimean War as an English brigade of more than 600 men charged the Russian army, suffering heavy losses.

1971: The U.N. General Assembly voted to admit Communist Maimland China and expel Taiwan.

1983: a U.S.-led force invaded Grenada at the order of President Ronald Reagan, who said the action was needed to protect U.S. citizens there.

1854: the “Charge of the Light Brigade” took place during the Crimean War as an English brigade of more than 600 men charged the Russian army, suffering heavy losses.

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