Un día como hoy Octubre 7-13, 2018 (semana 41) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana.


Un día como hoy Octubre 7-13, 2018 (semana 41)

By Julie Mullins

October 7, 2018 - October 13, 2018 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye Arnold Schwarzenegger, la reina Min de Corea, el drama de los musulmanes rohingya, el presidente Woodrow Wilson abre el Canal de Panamá, Edith Piaf, la polio y Bob Dylan.

October 7, 2003: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austrian-born actor turned politician, was elected governor of California. The Terminator star won 49 percent of the vote

October 8, 1895: Queen Min of Korea, who tried to stem the tide of Japanese domination in her country, was assassinated on the orders of Japanese General Goro Miura

October 9, 2017: Over half a million Rohingya Muslims were estimated to have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh to escape the violent crackdown by Myanmar’s security forces

October 10, 1913: U.S. President Woodrow Wilson detonated explosives enabling the final stretch of the Panama Canal, linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, to be cleared

October 11, 1963: French singer and cabaret star Edith Piaf died at the age of 47. A huge star from the 1940s onwards, she is most famous for her song, Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien

October 12, 1928: The first use of an “iron lung” took place to treat a young patient suffering from polio. The medical ventilator enabled polio sufferers to breathe more normally

October 13, 2016: Bob Dylan became the first songwriter to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, for the poetry of his lyrics “within the great American song tradition”

PUBLISHED:03/10/2018; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press
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