April 17th, 1961: The (failed) Bay of Pigs invasion begins. 
Read more from the JFK Library’s website on the botched Cuban invasion. Also, look at the CIA’s 2011 release of documents from a FOIA filing regarding the event. 

April 17th, 1961: The (failed) Bay of Pigs invasion begins. 

Read more from the JFK Library’s website on the botched Cuban invasion. Also, look at the CIA’s 2011 release of documents from a FOIA filing regarding the event.