Major events from 1953-1961

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  • Eisenhower becomes President

    Eisenhower becomes President
    Dwight David Eisenhower became the President of the United States. When he stepped into office the Cuban Revoultion had just begun. Wikipedia
  • Granma Boat Departs from Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico

    Granma Boat Departs from Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico
    Fidel Castro and Che Guevara depart from Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico, en route to Santiago de Cuba aboard the yacht Granma with 82 men. Wikipedia
  • Invasion of Santa Clara, Cuba

    Santa ClaraRebel troops under Che Guevara begin to invade Santa Clara, Cuba. Fulgencio Batista resigns two days later, on the night of the 31st. a href='' >Wikipedia</a>
    Santa Clara
  • Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba after forcing Fulgencio Batista out. Wikipedia
  • Cuban Revolution

    WikipediaIn response to a United States embargo against Cuba, Fidel Castro nationalizes all American and foreign-owned property in Cuba.