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 حدث في مثل هذا اليوم - 09 - 15  أيار - الأسبوع 19 infographic
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حدث في مثل هذا اليوم - 09 - 15 أيار - الأسبوع 19

May 9, 2021 - May 15, 2021 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, Jamaican singer-songwriter Bob Marley, Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones, the first Giro d’Italia, the first successful vaccination against smallpox, and the Formula One driver Max Verstappen.

May 9, 2020: Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard, famous for hits like Good Golly Miss Molly, and Tutti Frutti, with its lyric “awopbopaloobop alopbamboom”, died at age 87

May 10, 2016: Rodrigo Duterte won a landslide election victory to become president of the Philippines, vowing to instigate a relentless crackdown on crime

May 11, 1981: Bob Marley, Jamaican singer-songwriter who popularised reggae around the world with his group, the Wailers, died of cancer at the age of only 36

May 12, 1971: Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones married Nicaraguan actress Bianca Perez-Mora de Macias in St Tropez, France. They divorced in 1978

May 13, 1909: The first Giro d’Italia race set out from Milan, inspired by the success of the Tour de France. Above: Tao Geoghegan Hart wins for Team Ineos Grenadiers in 2020

May 14, 1796: British physician Edward Jenner gave the first successful vaccination against smallpox, thus laying the foundation for modern immunology

May 15, 2016: Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, aged 18, won the Spanish Grand Prix, becoming the youngest ever driver and the first Dutchman to win a Formula One race

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PUBLISHED: 06/05/2021; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;; STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press
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