On this day September 29 - October 5, 2019 (week 40) infographic
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On this day September 29 - October 5, 2019 (week 40)

By Julie Mullins

September 29, 2019 - October 5, 2019 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), the world’s largest particle physics lab, he Berlin Airlift, Chairman Mao Zedong of China, the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Japanese businessman Akio Morita, co-founder of Sony, Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn, and Monty Python’s Flying Circus

September 29, 1954: CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), the world’s largest particle physics lab, and where Tim Berners-Lee created the World Wide Web, was founded

September 30, 1949: The Berlin Airlift, in which U.S. and British planes countered a Soviet , blockade by delivering over two million tons of supplies to Berlin, ended after 277,264 flights

October 1, 1949: The People’s Republic of China was formally established, with Mao Zedong as Chairman of the Communist Party and Zhou Enlai heading the government

October 2, 2018: Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, was murdered inside the country’s consulate in Istanbul

October 3, 1999: Japanese businessman Akio Morita, co-founder of Sony, died at 78. He is pictured with a Walkman, the first portable music player, that changed global listening habits

October 4, 1669: Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn, renowned for his masterly combination of delicacy and power in portraits, religious works and landscapes, died at age 63

October 5, 1969: Monty Python’s Flying Circus, a TV show that achieved cult status worldwide, premiered in Britain. Spin-off films included Monty Python and the Holy Grail

PUBLISHED:11/09/2019; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press
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