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 Un día como hoy Noviembre 15-21, 2020 (semana 47) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana.
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Un día como hoy Noviembre 15-21, 2020 (semana 47)

November 15, 2020 - November 21, 2020 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye: el astrónomo alemán Johannes Kepler, el explorador David Livingstone, Washington DC, el astro del rugby de Nueva Zelanda Jonah Lomu, Nintendo’s Wii, la viuda de Mao Zedong y los incendios en Australia.

November 15, 1630: German astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the principles of planetary motion and pioneered work with modern optics and calculus, died at age 58

November 16, 1855: Explorer David Livingstone discovered the Victoria Falls on Africa’s Zambesi River. The indigenous name, Mosi-oa-Tunya, means “the smoke that thunders”

November 17, 1800: The U.S. Congress moved from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington DC, meeting in the still to be completed Capitol building (above)

November 18, 2015: New Zealand rugby star Jonah Lomu, who revolutionised his sport with a blistering combination of size and speed, died at age 40 from a rare kidney condition

November 19, 2006: Nintendo released the Wii, the first video game console with motion control, inspiring new markets in fitness gaming. It went on sale for $249.99

November 20, 1980: Jiang Qing, widow of Mao Zedong and one of the “Gang of Four” who played a major role in China’s Cultural Revolution, went on trial for treason in Beijing

November 21, 2019: Firefighters battled at least 200 fires across Australia. New South Wales was the hardest hit state, with the city of Sydney blanketed in thick smoke

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PUBLISHED: 12/11/2020; 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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