Thursday, July 30, 2015

Act Of Havana Signed

TUE 30 JUL 1940
Act of Havana, providing for the emergency establishment of a regime of provisional administration under specified conditions "when islands or regions in the Americas now under the possession of non-American nations are in danger of becoming the subject of barter of territory or change of sovereignty" is signed by 21 nations at the Conference of Foreign Ministers of the American Republics.

Presidential yacht Potomac (AG-25), accompanied by auxiliary Cuyahoga (AG-26), returns to Washington Navy Yard with President Roosevelt embarked.

Destroyers Walke (DD-416) and Wainwright (DD-420) reach Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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