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Fidel Castro - MATS Terminal Washington 1959.jpg
Che Guevara visits USA in 1959

Cuban Revolution

On February 16, 1959, Fidel Castro was sworn in as Prime Minister of Cuba.

 

Events

EventDateDescription
Tuskegee syphilis experimentA murderous experiment which looked at the progression of syphilis. Subjects were told that they were being treated, while in fact treatment was denied them. Exposed after 40 years by a whistleblower who went to the press.
Operation PaperclipA transfer of top German scientists to USA.
Cold WarThe official narrative had 2 diametrically opposed systems locked in combat with one another since soon after WW2. Each of the "superpowers" and its team of allies needed to outdo each other by creating ever more and deadlier weapons, creating a kind of perpetual war for perpetual peace, with the warring parties engaging mainly in covert/proxy wars. Deep state interests blossomed in the climate of fear and paranoia.
Operation Demagnetize"The institutional hardening of Gladio", an expansion of Gladio in the late 1940s, early 1950s.
Project UlyssesMossad covert operation to infiltrate and subvert the Palestinian political leadership
Mau Mau Uprising
Operation Midnight ClimaxA "free-wheeling illicit criminal" CIA project which filmed the effects of prostitutes dosing up victims with drugs such as LSD.
Project MKUltraAn illegal mind control research programme.
Cuban Revolution
Vietnam WarThe Vietnam War was a proxy war lead by US that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from December 1956 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. Millions of people were killed, mostly Vietnamese. JFK was assassinated soon after declaring his intent to withdraw US troops. The war helped the CIA to refine its methods of illegal drug trafficking, torture and the like.
Bilderberg/1959

 

New Groups

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European Court of Human RightsEuropean Court of Human Rights logo.svgLaw

 

==Quotations== 

Deaths

TitleBornDiedPlace of deathSummaryDescription
Reuven Shiloah19091959Spook
George Douglas Cole25 September 188914 January 1959London
England
William J. Donovan1 January 18838 February 1959Washington DC
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Spook
Soldier
Deep politician
Pierre Ryckmans23 November 189118 February 1959Belgium
Uccle
Samuel Hoare24 February 18807 May 1959London
England
Diplomat
Spook
Politician
John Foster Dulles25 February 188824 May 1959Washington DC
Walter Reed Hospital
U.S.
Diplomat
Spook
Deep politician
Eugene Meyer31 October 187517 July 1959Washington DC
U.S.
Spook
Central banker
William Leahy6 May 187520 July 1959Maryland
Bethesda
Thomas Catto15 March 187923 August 1959Surrey
Holmbury St Mary
England
Central banker
Businessperson
Sid Richardson25 May 189130 September 1959Texas
St Joseph's Island
Businessperson
Stepan Bandera1 January 190915 October 1959Germany
Munich
Politician
George Marshall31 December 188016 October 1959Washington DCPolitician
Edward Frederick Lindley Wood16 April 188123 December 1959Garrowby Hall
Yorkshire
England
PoliticianSenior conservative politician and President of the Pilgrims Society

 

Births

TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
Yvonne Fletcher1959Wiltshire
England
17 April 1984PolicewomanYvonne Fletcher was shot dead while on duty during a protest outside the Libyan embassy on 17 April 1984, cue for the breakdown of diplomatic relations between the UK and Libya. In 2017 a decision was announced not to prosecute her murder on grounds of "national security".
Paul Belien1959Journalist
Stuart E. Jones1959Diplomat
John McTernan1959
Matt Baggott1959London
England
Police officer
Mahmood Sariolghalam1959Iran
Tehran
Academic
Andy Hayman1959Police officer
Michael Snow1959Judge
Kevin Barrett1959Author
Researcher
Academic
9-11/Dissident
An academic and 9-11/Dissident.
Angela Smith7 January 1959London
UK
Politician
Nick Ferrari31 January 1959Kent
Sidcup
England
Frances Guy1 February 1959Propagandist
Stephen Kotkin17 February 1959Academic
Historian
David Corn20 February 1959Journalist
François Villeroy de Galhau24 February 1959France
Strasbourg
Bas-Rhin
Central banker
Anna Diamantopoulou26 February 1959Greece
Kozani
Politician
Nick Griffin1 March 1959BarnetPoliticianA member of the European Parliament
Stuart Gulliver9 March 1959Derby
England
Banker
Jens Stoltenberg16 March 1959Norway
Oslo
PoliticianBilderberger, ex head of Norway, now Secretary General of NATO.
Stanislaw Tillich10 April 1959(Nowa Wjeska)
German Democratic Republic
Politician
Richard Kemp14 April 1959Essex
Maldon
Soldier
Frank Mulholland18 April 1959Lanarkshire
Coatbridge
Paul Madden25 April 1959Devon
England
Diplomat
Nicholas Kristof27 April 1959Chicago
Illinois
Journalist
Stephen Harper30 April 1959Canada
Ontario
Toronto
Politician
Penny Pritzker2 May 1959Chicago
Illinois
U.S.
Brian Williams5 May 1959New Jersey
Ridgewood
U.S.
Charles Hendry6 May 1959Sussex
Cuckfield
England
Politician
Jill Evans8 May 1959Wales
Ystrad Rhondda
Glamorgan
PoliticianA member of the European Parliament
Victor Lewis Smith12 May 1959UKFilmmaker
Craig Fugate14 May 1959Florida
Jacksonville
U.S.
Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency
Andreas Straßmeir17 May 1959Spook
Soldier
Son of Günter Straßmeir who was Chief of Staff to German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Suspected of involvement in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
Loretta Lynch21 May 1959North Carolina
Greensboro
U.S.
Peter Skinner1 June 1959Oxford
England
PoliticianA member of the European Parliament
Mike Pence7 June 1959Columbus
Indiana
U.S.
US/Vice President
Eliot Spitzer10 June 1959New York
Bronx
Politician
Lawyer
Christian Rynning-Tønnesen18 June 1959Businessperson
John Baron21 June 1959Surrey
Redhill
England
Bruce Katz21 June 1959New York
US
Brooklyn
Deep state functionary
David Shulkin22 June 1959Illinois
Fort Sheridan
U.S.
Joe Lockhart13 July 1959New York
U.S.
Aubrey McClendon14 July 1959Oklahoma
Oklahoma City
2 March 2016Businessperson
Charles Farr15 July 195915 February 2019Spook
Anne Lauvergeon2 August 1959France
Dijon
Businessperson
Ian Fletcher25 August 1959Diplomat
Spook
Darren Walker28 August 1959Louisiana
Lafayette
Banker
Lawyer
Businessperson
Bilderberg big money manager for charitable foundations
Chris Hadfield29 August 1959Canada
Ontario
Sarnia
Pilot
Astronaut
Ulrich Grillo2 September 1959Germany
Cologne
North Rhine-Westphalia
Stephanie O'Sullivan3 October 1959Missouri
Cape Girardeau
Spook
Boris Nemtsov9 October 1959Russia
Soviet Union
Sochi
27 February 2015Politician
Doctor
A critic of the Russian government under Vladimir Putin
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