20th APRiL ~ HISTORY ON THIS DAY

April 20th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1980: Castro announced Mariel Boatlift : The Castro regime announced that all Cubans wishing to emigrate to the U.S. were free to board boats at the port of Mariel west of Havana, launching the Mariel Boatlift on the 20th April 1980. The first of 125,000 Cuban refugees from Mariel reached Florida the next day. | & more about history on this day in the video…