1962 : Nikita Khrushchev proposes to withdraw Soviet rockets from Cuba if the United States abandons its bases in Turkey - which Washington refuses.
1911: Proclamation of the Chinese republic.
1795: In France, the Convention separates and gives way to constitutional regime known as the Directory.
1587: Eighth War of Religion: victory of Henri de Guise over the Protestants at Vimory
1524 : Italian wars: the French take Milan back from the Spanish.