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Nicaragua - Notable Historical Events

Che GuevaraJul 7, 1953

President ReaganMay 1, 1985

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Nicaragua - Historical Events
Date Event
1821-09-15

Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras & Nicaragua gain independence

1824-07-25

Costa Rica annexes Guanacaste from Nicaragua.

1838-04-30

Nicaragua declares independence from Central American federation

1848-01-01

Britain takes Mosquito Coast from Nicaragua

1849-03-12

1st gold seekers arrive in Nicaragua en route to Calif

1854-07-13

US forces shell & burn San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua

1855-06-01

US adventurer William Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery

1857-05-01

William Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy

1860-01-28

Britain formally returns Mosquito Coast to Nicaragua

1893-07-11

A revolution led by the liberal general and politician, José Santos Zelaya, takes over state power in Nicaragua.

1894-02-24

Nicaragua captures Tegucigalpa, Honduras (National Day, sort of)

1894-11-20

US intervenes in Bluefields, Nicaragua

1895-06-20

Nicaragua, El Salvador & Honduras form a short-lived confederation

1895-06-28

El Salvador, Honduras & Nicaragua form Central American Union

1896-03-20

Marines land in Nicaragua to protect US citizens

1900-11-30

The First Isthmian Canal Commission, appointed by the President having examined possible routes for a canal, issues its report favoring that through Nicaragua over the Panama route

1902-01-18

Despite reports that favor the US building a route through Nicaragua for a canal, a 'supplementary report' recommends the route through Panama

1907-11-13

The Conference of Central American States, convoked in response to the war between Honduras and Nicaragua, meets in Washington DC to promote unification

1909-11-18

US invades Nicaragua, later overthrows President Zelaya

1910-08-20

US supported opposition brings down Madriz in Nicaragua

1911-06-06

Nicaragua signs treaty turning over customs to US (not ratified)

1912-05-30

US Marines sent to Nicaragua

1912-08-14

2,500 US marines invade Nicaragua; US remains until 1925

1913-12-15

Nicaragua becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.

1914-08-05

US and Nicaragua sign treaty granting canal rights to US

1925-08-03

Last US troops leave Nicaragua (there since 1912)

1925-08-04

US marines leave Nicaragua after 13-year occupation

1926-05-02

US military intervenes in Nicaragua

1926-05-03

US marines land in Nicaragua (9-mo after leaving), stay until 1933

1927-01-06

US marines sent to Nicaragua

1927-05-04

Nicaragua agrees to a US supervised presidential election in 1928

1927-07-16

Augusto Sandino begins 5½ year war against US occupation of Nicaragua

1928-11-04

Jose Moncada elected president of Nicaragua

1931-04-01

Earthquake devastate Managua Nicaragua, kills 2,000

1933-01-02

US troops leave Nicaragua

1936-06-02

Gen Anastasio Somoza takes over as dictator of Nicaragua

1936-12-08

Anastasio Somoza elected pres of Nicaragua

1937-01-01

Anastasio Somoza becomes president of Nicaragua

1945-07-06

Nicaragua becomes 1st nation to formally accept UN Charter

1953-07-07

Che Guevara sets out on a trip through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador.

1955-11-03

Argentine ex-president Peron arrives in Nicaragua

1959-05-30

Pres Somoza ends emergency crisis in Nicaragua

1961-04-14

Cuban-American invasion army departs Nicaragua

1967-02-05

Anastasio Somoza elected president of Nicaragua

1967-05-01

Anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes president of Nicaragua

1971-04-25

US canal rights in Nicaragua & rights to Corn Islands expire

1972-12-22

6.25 earthquake strikes Managua Nicaragua, 12,000+ killed

1972-12-23

6.25 Earthquake destroys central Managua Nicaragua, 10,000 die

1978-08-22

Sandinistas occupy National Palace in Managua, Nicaragua

1979-07-19

Nicaragua Liberation Day; Sandinistas take over from Somoza

1981-11-16

President Reagan decides on a covert plan to block the Cuban aid to Nicaragua and El Salvador

1982-03-15

Nicaragua suspends their citizens rights for 30 days

1983-06-06

Nicaragua expels 3 US diplomats

1984-03-07

The United States attacks San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua.

1984-05-10

Intl Court of Justice rules on US blockade of Nicaragua

1984-05-30

Bomb explodes in rebel leader Eden Pastora's headquarters in Nicaragua

1984-11-04

Nicaragua holds first free elections in 56 years; Sandinistas win 63%

1985-01-10

Daniel Ortega Saavedra inaugurated as president of Nicaragua

1985-05-01

US President Reagan ends embargo against Nicaragua

1987-04-28

American engineer Ben Linder is killed in an ambush by U.S.-funded Contras in northern Nicaragua.

1988-03-16

US sends 3,000 soldiers to Nicaragua's neighbor Honduras

1989-08-05

General elections are held in Nicaragua with the Sandinista Front winning a majority.

1990-04-19

Truce in Nicaragua's civil war

1990-04-25

Violeta Barrios de Chamorro begins a 6 year term as Nicaragua's pres

1991-08-06

Debbie Doom (US) pitches 2nd consecutive perfect game in women's softball at the Pan American Games, beats Nicaragua, 8-0

1992-09-02

Nicaragua struck by earthquake/floodings; 118 die

1997-01-10

Right-winger Arnoldo Aleman sworn in as president of Nicaragua

2000-08-23

Nicaragua becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty. This essentially deprecated the Buenos Aires Convention treaty, because as of this date, all members of the BA Convention were also signatories to Berne.

2016-01-24

At least 13 dead after tourist boat capsizes near Nicaragua; more missing

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Nicaragua - Birthdays
Date Event
1824-05-08

William Walker, filibuster/president of Nicaragua (1856-57)

1853-11-01

Jose Santos Zelaya, (L), ruler of Nicaragua (1893-1910)

1874-12-21

Juan Bautista Sacasa, pres of Nicaragua (1932-36)

1895-03-03

Matthew B Ridgway, US gen (WW II/China/Nicaragua/Korea/NATO)

1896-02-01

Anastasio "Tacho" Somoza, general/pres of Nicaragua (1937-56)

1922-11-18

Luis Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1956-63)

1925-12-05

Anastasio "Tachito" Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1967..79)

1926-02-02

Miguel Cardinal Obando y Bravo, 1st Cent American cardinal (Nicaragua)

1928-05-13

Enrique Bolaños, President of Nicaragua

1929-10-18

Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, president of Nicaragua (1990- )

1945-05-02

Bianca Perez Morena de Macias Jagger, Nicaragua, model and socialite

1945-11-11

Daniel Ortega Saavedra, president of Nicaragua (1984-90)

1946-12-31

Barbara Carrera, Managua Nicaragua, actress (Angelica-Dallas)

1952-04-12

Alexis Arguello, Managua Nicaragua, featherweight boxer (1974 champ)

1954-08-14

Monica Baltodano, Leon, Nicaragua, Nicaraguan Sandinista Revolution commander

1955-02-07

Adrian Carrasco Zanini, Monimbo es Nicaragua

1955-05-14

[Jose] Dennis Martinez, Nicaragua, pitcher (Orioles, Expos, Indians)

1970-01-20

Marvin Benard, Bluefields Nicaragua, outfielder (SF Giants)

Nicaragua - Deaths
Date Event
1967-04-13

Luis Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1956-63), dies at 44

1987-04-28

Ben Linder, development worker, murdered by Contras in Nicaragua

1991-02-16

Enrique B Varela, commandant Nicaragua contra's, dies


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