Tag: Fidel Castro

July 26, 1953 — A band of anti-Batistas revolted against President Fulgencio Batista with an unsuccessful attack on the Moncada

April 17, 1961 —  Financed and trained by the CIA, a group of Cuban exiles lands at the Bay of Pigs in Cuba and is unsuccessful in its attempt to oust Fidel Castro.

April 16, 1961 — In a nationally broadcast speech, Cuban leader Fidel Castro declares that he is a Marxist–Leninist and that Cuba is going to adopt Communism.

April 5, 1956 — Fidel Castro declares himself at war with Cuban President Fulgencio Batista.

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