Un día como hoy Mayo 02-08, 2021 (semana 18) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana.
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Un día como hoy Mayo 02-08, 2021 (semana 18)

May 2, 2021 - May 8, 2021 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye: el líder de Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden, la industria cinematográfica india, la Primera Huelga General británica, Napoleón Bonaparte de Francia, la compra de la isla de Manhattan, el golfista Severiano Ballesteros y el descubrimiento del Río Mississippi.

May 2, 2011: Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces in a covert operation based on U.S. intelligence that revealed he was hiding out in Pakistan

May 3, 1913: The Indian film industry was born when the silent full-length feature film Raja Harishchandra was first shown in Mumbai, drawing vast crowds

May 4, 1926: The first ever General Strike in Britain began. Over nine days, troops helped maintain essential services, here escorting a food convoy in central London

May 5, 1821: Napoleon Bonaparte, deposed Emperor of France who conquered much of Europe before his defeat at Waterloo, died a British prisoner on the island of St Helena

May 6, 1626: Dutch settler Peter Minuit bought what is now Manhattan Island from Native American Indians for a handful of trinkets worth no more than 25 dollars

May 7, 2011: Severiano Ballesteros, one of Spain’s greatest golfers, died from cancer at age 54. “Seve” won five majors and featured in five victorious Ryder Cup campaigns

May 8, 1541: Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto discovered the Mississippi River. Its name derives from the Native American Ojibwe name Misi-Zibi, meaning Great River

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PUBLISHED: 25/04/2021; 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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