Anastasio Somoza

stamp27 Dictator of Nicaragua.


5 Dec 1925 Anastasio Somoza Debayle born.
1946 Graduates West Point.
1956 Father assassinated.
23 Dec 1972 Howard Hughes is living in Managua, Nicaragua at the time a massive earthquake levels the city, killing 5,000 people. After the quake he stays at the country palace of Anastasio Somoza.
17 Jul 1979 Sandinistas overthrow Anastasio Somoza. He flees temporarily to Miami, FL.
17 Sep 1980 Anastasio Somoza, former dictator of Nicaragua, assassinated in Paraguay.

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