Tuesday, April 21, 2009

1955: Castro pardoned under General Amnesty law

Cuba History Timeline Events
May 6, 1955
Batista signs General Amnesty Bill passed by congress, Castro is pardoned. The amnesty law was approved by the Chamber of Representatives on May 2, 1955, ratified by the Senate May 3, and signed by Batista on May 6.

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

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