The Mirabal Sisters

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  • Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina born

  • Patria Mercedes Mirabal born

  • Bélgica Adela "Dedé" Mirabal-Reyes born

  • María Argentina Minerva Mirabal born

  • Beginning of Trujillo's dictatorship

  • Antonia María Teresa Mirabal born

  • Patria and Pedro Gonzalez's marriage

  • Trujillo's party in his mansion

    The Mirabals attended this party, but they left early, angering Trujillo.
  • Don Enrique (the father of the Mirabal sisters) dies

  • Minerva and Manuel (Manolo) Tavarez Justo's marriage

  • Maria Teresa and Leandro Guzman's Wedding

  • Fourteenth of June Movement

    On June 14, 1959, troops consisting of exiled Dominicans under Commander Enrique Jimenez Moya from the Dominican Liberation Movement were sent to the towns of Constanza, Maimón and Estero Hondo. This attempt, called the Luperion Invasion, to topple Trujillo's dictatorship was crushed, but it did planted a seed of rebellion in the Dominican people. This was the inspiration for the name of the political group, the Fourteenth of June Movement.
  • Patria, Minerva, Maria Teresa, and their driver, Rufino de la Cruz, murdered

  • Trujillo is killed