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Dec. 1965

Cubans arriving in Miami are swamped by newsmen, Dec. 1, 1965 (HistoryMiami)
- Cubans arriving in Miami are swamped by newsmen, Dec. 1, 1965 (HistoryMiami)

Dec. 1965

Cuban immigrants fleeing Fidel Castro’s Communist regime arrive as part of the first “Freedom Flights.” The twice a day flights from Varadero, Cuba to Miami result in more than 100,000 Cubans coming to the city in one year.

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