This Day In History: 01/01/1959 - Batista Ousted by Castro - HISTORY

This Day In History: 01/01/1959 - Batista Ousted by Castro

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In this "This Day in History" video clip learn about different events that have occurred on January 1st. Some of these events include the enactment of the emancipation proclamation and the opening of Ellis Island. Also, David Dinkins becomes the first African-American mayor of New York City and dictator Batista is forced out of Cuba by revolution.

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