October 31 1922
Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) becomes premier of Italy 1940
Deadline for Warsaw Jews to move into the Warsaw Ghetto 1952
1st thermonuclear bomb detonated - Marshall Islands 1956
Britain & France begin to bomb Egypt to reopen the Suez Canal 1961
The body of Joseph Stalin was removed from public display (in Stalin’s Tomb). The longtime dictator of the former Soviet Union was reburied in a simple grave. This incident was the beginning of the USSR’s ‘destalinization’ policy. 1968
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered an end to American bombing in North Vietnam. 1971
Saigon begins the release of 1,938 Hanoi POW’s.