Un día como hoy Febrero 23-29, 2020 (semana 9) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana.
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Un día como hoy Febrero 23-29, 2020 (semana 9)

By Julie Mullins

February 23, 2020 - February 29, 2020 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye la batalla de cinco semanas de Iwo Jima en La Segunda Guerra Mundial, los viajes de Ibn Battuta, el emperador Guangxu de China, la primera atleta china que ganó tres medallas de oro en unos Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno, la muerte de Boris Nemtsov, franco crítico del presidente ruso Vladimir Putin, la vida de André Previn y el imperio Playboy de Hugh Hefner.

February 23, 1945: U.S. Marines captured Mount Suribachi on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima. Their raising of the U.S. flag became the subject of a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph

February 24, 1304: Celebrated Arab traveller Ibn Battuta was born in Tangier, Morocco. Over 30 years, he visited most of the known Islamic world as well as many non-Muslim lands

February 25, 1875: The Guangxu Emperor of China began his reign, aged three, with Empress Dowager Cixi as regent. He was the penultimate emperor of the Qing Dynasty

February 26, 2010: Short track speed skater Wang Meng became the first Chinese athlete to win three gold medals at a single Winter Olympics, at the Vancouver Games

February 27, 2015: Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition politician and outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead in Moscow, triggering mass protests

February 28, 2019: German-born U.S. conductor and composer André Previn died at age 89. His all-round talent blurred the boundaries between jazz, pop, film and classical music

February 29, 1960: Hugh Hefner opened the first Playboy Club in Chicago, famous for its Playboy Bunny waitresses dressed in satin corsets, bunny ears and fluffy white tails

PUBLISHED: 17/02/2020; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press
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