Un día como hoy Mayo 24-30, 2020 (semana 22) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana.
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Un día como hoy Mayo 24-30, 2020 (semana 22)

May 24, 2020 - May 30, 2020 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye: la aviadora Amy Johnson, el primer hipopótamo visto en Gran Bretaña, la evacuación de 400.000 soldados Aliados de Dunkerque, la Batalla de Tsushima en la Guerra Ruso-Japonesa, el piloto colombiano Juan Pablo Montoya, la primera escalera eléctrica y el pintor barroco flamenco Peter Paul Rubens.

May 24, 1930: Amy Johnson landed her Gypsy Moth plane, Jason, at Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory after becoming the first woman to fly solo from England

May 25, 1850: The first hippopotamus seen in Britain arrived at London Zoo. The gift of the Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt, it attracted up to 10,000 visitors each day

May 26, 1940: Operation Dynamo began as hundreds of ships set sail from Britain to evacuate around 400,000 Allied troops trapped by the Germans at Dunkirk in France

May 27, 1905: The Battle of Tsushima in the Russo-Japanese war resulted in a decisive victory for Japan, the first by an eastern nation over a major European power

May 28, 2000: Colombian driver Juan Pablo Montoya won the Indianapolis 500 at his first attempt, the first rookie to win the motor racing classic since 1966

May 29, 1900: The Otis company officially registered its Escalator trademark, combining the word elevator with the Latin word “scala”, meaning stairs, or ladder

May 30, 1640: Flemish Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens, renowned for his extravagant style that emphasised movement, colour and sensuality, died in Antwerp

PUBLISHED: 18/05/2020; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press
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