On the third day of June, 1595, one of the most amazing episodes of early Venezuelan History took place. An old Spaniard charged almost alone against English pirates, giving birth to a legend of useless heroism.
On March 26th, 207 years ago, an earthquake devastated Caracas and other cities in that young Venezuela that was trying to be a republic. The event was decisive to the collapse of the revolutionary regime.
The October Revolution: First, a coup. Then, a Revolutionary Government Junta to rule the country, headed by Rómulo Betancourt. In their decrees, they vowed to do it right.
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