Un día como hoy Agosto 26-Septiembre 1, 2018 (semana 35) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios para cada día de la semana.
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Un día como hoy Agosto 26-Septiembre 1, 2018 (semana 35)

By Julie Mullins

August 26, 2018 - September 1, 2018 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios para cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye una erupción masiva en Krakatoa, el 36º presidente de Estados Unidos Lyndon B. Johnson, el puente flotante más largo del mundo, Michael Jackson, la Mezquita Gran Hassan II, inundaciones monzónicas en India, Nepal y Bangladesh, y el plan de China para reducir el número de sus fuerzas armadas.

August 26, 1883: The massive two-day eruption of Krakatoa began. It killed some 36,000 in Java and Sumatra and the explosion was loud enough to be heard in Australia

August 27, 1908: Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th U.S. president, was born in Texas. He was sworn in on November 22, 1963, following the assassination of John F. Kennedy

August 28, 1963: The Evergreen Floating Bridge, the world’s longest floating bridge, first linked Seattle and Medina in Washington state. The 2.31-mile bridge was replaced in 2016

August 29, 1958: Troubled superstar Michael Jackson, the “King of Pop”, was born in Gary, Indiana. He died from an accidental overdose of sleeping drugs in June 2009

August 30, 1993: The Grand Hassan II Mosque, North Africa’s largest mosque, with a laser beam aimed at the holy city of Mecca, was dedicated in Casablanca, Morocco

August 31, 2017: The worst monsoon flooding in years killed over 1,200 people in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with 41 million people directly affected by floods and landslides

September 1, 2003: China announced plans to cut troop numbers by 200,000. Despite the cuts China’s armed forces remain the world’s largest, currently over 2 million strong

PUBLISHED:22/08/2018; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press
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