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On this day in history – Jan. 1, 1959- Batista forced out by Castro-led revolution

Posted on Monday, January 1, 2018 at 8:35 am

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY

1959
Batista forced out by Castro-led revolution
On this day in 1959, facing a popular revolution spearheaded by Fidel Castro’s 26th of July Movement, Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista flees the island nation. Amid celebration and chaos in the Cuban capitol of Havana, the U.S. debated how best to deal with the radical Castro and the ominous… read more »

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