Bay of Pigs Invasion
Monday Apr 17, 1961 at 02:00:00 PM
Nikita Khrushchev's Telegram To President Kennedy
Washington D.C., U.S.
At 14:00, President Kennedy received a telegram from Nikita Khrushchev in Moscow, stating the Russians would not allow the US to enter Cuba, and implied swift nuclear retribution to the United States heartland if their warnings were not heeded.