This Day in History Entry #105

February 15th, 2011 by Wordsman

At the time, most folks chose to blame Spain
But no one could completely explain
Just what happened that day
In the Havana bay
Simply put: what did blow up the Maine?

Event: Battleship U.S.S. Maine explodes in Havana harbor, one of the major events leading to the Spanish-American War
Year: 1898
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  1. A Fan Says:

    I’m going with “faulty boiler.” In other words, Spain had no hidden weapons of mass destruction. Oops!

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