October 22 in history: The Cuban Missile Crisis, Lance Armstrong falls from grace, and more
On October 22nd in 1962, John F Kennedy announced a blockade of Cuba in response to Soviet missiles in the region. This initiated that beginning of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Other events on October 22 in history:
1952: Actor, Jeff Goldblum, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1964: Writer, Jean-Paul Sartre is awarded but declines the Nobel Prize for literature.
1965: President Lymdon Johnson signed The Highway Beautification Act.
1975: Air Force Sgt. Leonard Matlovich was given a dishonorable discharge after publically stating his homosexuality.
2012: Cyclist, Lance Armstrong, was stripped of all 7 of his Tour de France titles after it was concluded he was guilty of doping charges.
Watch what happened on October 22 in history:
More on AOL.com:
Suspect in Hannah Graham disappearance charged in 2005 sex assault
UN says worker dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone
Turkey helping Kurdish fighters cross into Kobani
Virtual autopsy reveals what King Tut really looked like