Un día como hoy Octubre 14-20, 2018 (semana 42) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana.


n día como hoy Octubre 14-20, 2018 (semana 42)

By Julie Mullins

October 14, 2018 - October 20, 2018 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. El paracaidista Felix Baumgartner, el dirigible alemán Graf Zeppelin, El Papa Juan Pablo II, cacería comercial de ballenas, el mamut lanudo, el aviador brasileño Alberto Santos-Dumont y la Ópera de Sidney.

October 14, 2012: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner made the highest ever freefall from a balloon 39km over New Mexico, becoming the first man to travel faster than the speed of sound

October 15, 1928: Germany’s Graf Zeppelin airship made the first commercial flight across the Atlantic, arriving in Lakehurst, New Jersey, four days after leaving Friedrichshafen

October 16, 1978: Cardinal Karol Wojtyla of Poland was elected Pope, as John Paul II. He was the first non-Italian pope for 456 years, and served until his death in 2005

October 17, 2006: Iceland announced it would resume commercial hunting of whales, in contravention of a 20-year moratorium passed by the International Whaling Commission

October 18, 1999: The first complete specimen of the extinct woolly mammoth, which died around 23,000 years ago, was dug out of the icy wastes of northern Siberia

October 19, 1901: Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont successfully piloted an airship around the Eiffel Tower. The 30-minute trip made him an international celebrity

October 20, 1973: Sydney Opera House, designed by Danish artist Joern Utzon, was officially opened. It is regarded as one of the great architectural works of the 20th century

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