On this day August 4-10, 2019 (week 32) infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.


On this day August 4-10, 2019 (week 32)

By Julie Mullins

August 4, 2019 - August 10, 2019 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features the diaries of Anne Frank, the 2018 Indonesian earthquake, the French chef Robuchon, the liberation of Colombia by Simon Bolivar, Australian droughts, the murder of Sharon Tate and the travels of Ferdinand Magellan

August 4, 1944: Anne Frank and her family were discovered by the Nazis after two years hiding in an attic room in Amsterdam. Anne’s famous diary was published after the war

August 5, 2018: A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck Lombok, Indonesia, killing over 500 people. More than 1,000 were injured and over 357,000 displaced

August 6, 2018: French chef Joël Robuchon died aged 73. He operated 13 restaurants around the globe and had 32 Michelin stars, more than any other chef in the world

August 7, 1819: The Battle of Boyaca, the decisive battle in Simon Bolivar’s liberation campaign, resulted in the independence of Colombia from Spain

August 8, 2018: New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state and a major food producer, was declared entirely in drought after one of the driest winters on record

August 9, 1969: Actress Sharon Tate, the wife of film director Roman Polanski, and four other people were brutally murdered by followers of cult leader Charles Manson

August 10, 1519: Ferdinand Magellan sailed from Seville to find a western passage to the Indies. His crew would eventually complete the first circumnavigation of the globe

PUBLISHED: 24/07/2019; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press
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