1/3/12

Il Duce, Fidel, The Unspeakable

On this day: January 3
Benito Mussolini announces he is taking dictatorial powers over Italy (1925)

Martial law is declared in Honduras to stop revolt by banana workers fired by United Fruit (1932)

The U.S. severs diplomatic relations with Cuba (1961)

b: Hubert Bland (1855), Clement Attlee (1883), Carlos Keller (1898), Ngô Đình Diệm (1901); d: Alois Hitler (1903), Jack Ruby (1967)


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