On this day September 23-29, 2018 (week 39) infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.


On this day September 23-29, 2018 (week 39)

By Julie Mullins

September 23, 2018 - September 29, 2018 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week.This week features Juan Peron of Argentina, Angela Merkel of Germany, China’s first aircraft carrier, the America’s Cup, the foundation of Google, Pope John Paul I and Hilary Clinton attempt to reform health care in the United States.

September 23, 1973: Months after returning from an 18-year exile Juan Peron was elected president of Argentina for a third time, and his wife Isabel was named vice-president

September 24, 2017: Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in Germany’s federal election despite her CDU party’s poorest result in decades and gains by the far-right AfD

September 25, 2012: China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, officially entered service, increasing regional tensions over Beijing’s growing territorial ambitions

September 26, 1983: Australia II won the America’s Cup, defeating the U.S. yacht Liberty to end the United States’ 132-year hold on yachting’s most prized trophy

September 27, 1998: Google, founded by Stanford graduate students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, marks its official birthday on this date. It celebrates its 20th birthday in 2018

September 28, 1978: Pope John Paul I, formerly Cardinal Albino Luciani of Venice, died after just 33 days, one of the shortest papacies in history. He was succeeded by John Paul II

September 29, 1993: Hillary Clinton, the new First Lady of the United States, impressed members of Congress with her programme for health care reform

PUBLISHED:16/09/2018; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press
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