Un día como hoy May16-22, 2021 (semana 20) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana.
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Un día como hoy May16-22, 2021 (semana 20)

May 16, 2021 - May 22, 2021 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye el primer tranvía eléctrico, la separación de Corea del Norte y Corea del Sur, las cruzadas en Jerusalén, la boda del príncipe Harry de Gran Bretaña, el ciclón Amphan, el expremier indio Rajiv Gandhi y Zion City enEstados Unidos.

May 16, 1881: The world’s first electric tram line opened in Lichterfelde near Berlin, Germany, using a trolley pole to feed power from electric wires strung above the tram route

May 17, 2007: Trains from North and South Korea crossed the heavily fortified border for the first time since the Korean War, described by both as a milestone for reconciliation

May 18, 1291: The last Christian stronghold in the Holy Land fell to the Mamluk Sultan of Egypt, al-Ashraf Khalil. The fall of Acre marked the end of the Jerusalem crusades

May 19, 2018: Britain’s Prince Harry married U.S. actress Meghan Markle. The new Duke and Duchess of Sussex chose to quit the Royal Family in 2020 and relocated to California

May 20, 2020: Cyclone Amphan devastated eastern India and Bangladesh, forcing the evacuation of four million people. Damage was estimated at over $13 billion

May 21, 1991: Former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, son of assassinated premier Indira Gandhi, was himself killed by a suicide bomber as he campaigned for re-election

May 22, 1921: Zion City, near Chicago, banned women from wearing short skirts and exposing bare necks and arms in public places, with fines of up to $200 for transgressors

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PUBLISHED: 09/05/2021; 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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