Historic World Events / October (page 66)

October

List historic world events in October

February, 2016

  • 16 February

    Nikita Khrushchev throws a tantrum at the United Nations

    Nikita Khrushchev throws a tantrum at the United Nations

    In probably the most surreal moments in the annals of the Cold War, Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev removes his shoe and pounds a table with it in protest against a speech vital of Soviet policy in Eastern Europe. During a debate over a Russian resolution decrying colonialism, a representative of …