1955 - A message from Emperor Bao Dai's office in Paris announced that he had dismissed Ngo Dinh Diem from the premiership and annulled his powers. The message was never publicly transmitted to the people of South Vietnam.
1968 - The sales volume on the New York Stock Exchange soard based on rumors that U.S. President Johnson would soon announce an end to bombing over North Vietnam. The announcement came on October 31.
North Vietnam cannot defeat or humiliate the United States. Only Americans can do that. - Richard Nixon, November 3, 1969