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 Un día como hoy Octubre 04-19, 2020 (semana 41) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana


Un día como hoy Octubre 04-19, 2020 (semana 41)

October 4, 2020 - October 10, 2020 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye a la cantante de rock Janis Joplin, el virus de la influenza de 1918, la crisis bancaria de 2008, el viejo estadio Wembley, el misil crucero de largo alcance Kalibr-NK de Rusia, invasión de Turquía en el noreste de Siria y la canciller alemana Angela Merkel.

October 4, 1970: Janis Joplin, one of the premier blues-influenced rock singers of the late 1960s, died from an overdose of heroin and alcohol at age 27

October 5, 2005: Scientists announced that the 1918 flu virus that killed 50 million people worldwide was a strain of H1N1 avian flu that jumped to humans

October 6, 2008: A major banking and financial crisis erupted in Iceland. It was particularly exposed to the global credit crisis with banking debts much larger than its economy

October 7, 2000: England lost to Germany in the last match played at London’s old Wembley stadium, the “home of football” since it opened in 1923, before it was demolished

October 8, 2015: Russia’s Kalibr-NK long-range cruise missile made its combat debut, reaching targets in Syria from Russian warships in the Caspian Sea

October 9, 2019: Turkey launched a military invasion of north-eastern Syria following an abrupt decision by President Donald Trump to pull U.S. troops out of the region

October 10, 2005: Angela Merkel, leader of the conservative Christian Democrats, became Germany’s first ever woman Chancellor, and the first from the former East Germany

PUBLISHED: 30/09/2020; 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