Cuban Timeline

Cuban Timeline
Important people, dates and events in Cuba
Discovered by Christopher Columbus - colonized by Spain
Ten Years War of independence
Jose Miguel Gomez, Gerado Machado, Fulgencio Batista
Fidel Castro and Che Guevara lead the revolution
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      Cuba was first inhabited by Native American Indians  
         
    1492 Discovered by Christopher Columbus  
         
    1500's Colonised by the Spanish under the leadership of Diego de Velazquez in 1511  
         
    1526 Slaves were shipped from Africa  
         
    1762 Havana was captured by a British force led by Admiral George Pocock and Lord Albemarle.  
         
    1763 Treaty of Paris: Havana returned to Spain  
         
    1868 1868-1878: Ten Years War of independence  
         
    1886 Slavery was abolished  
         
    1895 1895-1898: Second war of independence lead by Jose Marti  
         
    1895 US declares war on Spain  
         
    1898 US defeat Spain all Spanish claims to Cuba are relinquished and cedes it to the US.  
         
    1902 Cuba becomes independent but the Platt Amendment keeps Cuba under US protection which retains the right to intervene in internal affairs of Cuba
Tomas Estrada Palma elected president
 
         
    1906 1906-1909: President Estrada resigns and the US occupies Cuban territory following a rebellion led by Jose Miguel Gomez  
         
    1909 Jose Miguel Gomez elected president  
         
    1912 Black protests against discrimination and US forces return to Cuba  
         
    1924 Gerado Machado establishes a dictatorship  
         
    1925 Socialist Party founded leading to Cuban Communist  
         
    1933 Gerado Machado overthrown in a coup led by Sergeant Fulgencio Batista.  
         
    1934 US relinquishes right to intervene in internal affairs of Cuba  
         
    1944 Fulgencio Batista retires and Ramon Gray San Martin becomes President of Cuba  
         
    1952 Fulgencio Batista takes power again  
         
    1953 Fidel Castro leads an unsuccessful revolution against Batista  
         
    1956 Fidel Castro and Che Guevara lead  the revolution  
         
    1958 US withdraws military aid to Fulgencio Batista  
         
    1959 January 1: Fidel Castro leads the Communist revolution with Che Guevara and the rebel army overthrows  President Fulgencio Batista  
         
    1960 December 19: Cuba openly aligns itself with the Soviet Union and their Communist policies. A Cuban Communist State was set up with Russian backing. Fidel Castro allows the USSR to deploy nuclear missiles on the island  
         
    1961    
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    1962    
         
    1972 Cuba becomes a member of the Soviet based Council for Mutual Economic Assistance.  
         
    1976 Fidel Castro elected president.  
         
    1970's Cuba sends troops to intervene in African disputes  
         
    1988 Cuba withdraws its troops from Angola following an agreement with South Africa.  
         
    1991 Collapse of the USSR  
         
    1996 US trade embargo  
         
    2006 July: President Fidel Castro undergoes surgery and temporarily hands over control of the government to his brother, Raul.  
         
Cuban Timeline

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