When did Fidel Castro win his leadership in Cuba?

Fittingly, Fidel Castro gained his leadership in Cuba on New Year’s Day.

In the early hours of January 1, 1959, Batista realized his days were numbered and fled Cuba by plane.

A few days later, Castro’s troops marched victoriously into Havana.

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Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.

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