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July 19th, 2018 - 7:35 am § in Misc.

Anniversary of Revolution

On July 19, 1979, Sandinista troops entered Nicaragua’s capital marking the victory of the Sandinista Revolution. They had defeated the repressive U.S.-backed Somoza dictatorship and were greeted by hundreds of thousands of Nicaraguans.[...]

July 19th, 2018 - 1:21 am § in Misc.

430 years ago today, the Spanish Armada was defeated

On┬áJun 6 2014 the last Spanish Aircraft carrier was decommissioned. It is hard to remember an era when the world’s dominant navies were Spanish. Dutch, and British.[...]