Monday, April 20, 2009

1955: Batista begins second Presidential term

Cuba History Timeline Events
February 24, 1955
Fulgencio Batista is again sworn in as President of Cuba, for the last time.
Batista's first and second presidential terms, his two coups, and his role in Cuban history are discussed in Manuel Márquez-Sterling's Cuban Photo Reflection The Batista Paradox.

Batista Inaugural 1955Batista greets Mexico envoy at Inaugural, 1955 (Bettman/CORBIS)

based on Manuel Márquez-Sterling's Cuba 1952-1959 and
Cuba 1952-1959 Interactive Timeline

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