The United States company called the United Fruit Company (now Chiquita Brands International) began developing banana plantations in Guatemala.
Guatemala declares war on the Axis powers.
Jorge Ubico, the dictator, was forced to resign and a social and economic revolution began in Guatemala.
1 Welsh: nickname for a fat man, from tew ‘plump’.2 English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire (Great, Little and Duns Tew), named with an Old English tīewe ‘row’, ‘ridge’. The surname has been established in Ireland since the 16th century.