Wednesday, February 15, 2012
The U.S.S. MAINE blows up in Havana Harbour, Cuba, on February 15th, 1898.
The U.S.S. MAINE blew up on February 15th, 1898, in Havana, Cuba with a loss of 260 Sailors and Marines. This event and others eventually led to War between the United States and Spain, in April of 1898.