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Dictator of Nicaragua.
|5 Dec 1925
||Anastasio Somoza Debayle born.
||Graduates West Point.
|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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