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Columbus

1492

Lands on the island of Cuba on October 27

British troops

1762

Take Havana, returning it to Spain the following year.

Narciso Lopez

1850

a Venezuelan-born general, mounts an unsuccessful expedition to free Cuba from Spanish rule.

Ten Years War

1868 - 1878

Cuban rebels are defeated.

Cuba

1886

Slaver is abolished in Cuba.

Marti

1895

War of Independence starts;Marti is killed in battle

American occupation

1902

American occupation ends;Cuba is declared independent.

Presidency

1902 - 1906

Presidency of Tomas Estrada Palma

Intervention

1906 - 1909

Second U.S. intervention

Machado

1930 - 1933

Machado dictatorship