Un día como hoy Septiembre 2-8, 2018 (semana 36) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana.


Un día como hoy Septiembre 2-8, 2018

By Julie Mullins

September 2, 2018 - September 8, 2018 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye: J.R.R. Tolkien, el jet de combate Eurofighter Typhoon, la reina Guillermina de los Países Bajos, el zar Pedro el Grande de Rusia, el nacimiento de un bebé varón en la familia imperial en Japón, el apodo “Uncle Sam” y Twitter.

September 2, 1973: British writer J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the classic fantasy works The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, died aged 81

September 3, 2000: The controversial Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet, being built jointly by Britain, Germany, Italy and Spain, finally began full-scale production

September 4, 1948: Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, who had reigned since 1890, abdicated in favour of her daughter, Juliana. They are pictured above in 1913

September 5, 1698: Tsar Peter the Great of Russia imposed a tax on beards as part of a effort to modernise Russian society following western European models

September 6, 2006: Celebrations erupted in Japan as the Imperial family welcomed the first male baby for 41 years. The birth of the new prince averted a looming succession crisis

September 7, 1813: A New York newspaper, referring to the initials U.S. on barrels of beef for the U.S. Army, coined the nickname “Uncle Sam” for the United States

September 8, 2011: Twitter, launched in 2006, said it had over 100 million active users. As of 2018 that is up to more than 330 million users per month, with 500 million tweets sent daily

PUBLISHED: 28/08/2018; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press
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