Oct. 23, 2011
The World and Everything in It

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The TW&E History Book:

  • Oct. 22, 1962 - President John F. Kennedy announces an air and naval blockade of Cuba, following the discovery of Soviet missile bases on the island.
  • Oct. 23, 1983 - A suicide truck-bombing at Beirut International Airport in Lebanon kills 220 U.S. Marines, 18 sailors and 3 Army soldiers; a near-simultaneous attack on French forces kills 58 paratroopers.
  • Oct. 23, 2001 - Apple introduces the iPod portable digital music player. See a 2001 promotional video here.
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