Un día como hoy Octubre 3-9, 2021 (semana 40) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana.


Un día como hoy Octubre 3-9, 2021 (semana 40)

October 3, 2021 - October 9, 2021 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye: la lata de aerosol, la pena de muerte en Estados Unidos, el fallecimiento de Steve Jobs, el asesinato de Anwar Sadat de Egipto, la última batalla naval entre barcos a remo, el primer permanente de cabello y el teléfono de Alexander Graham Bell.

October 3, 1941: The aerosol can was patented in the U.S. Pressurized by liquefied gas, its propellant quality enabled soldiers in WWII to zap malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the Pacific

October 4, 1976: The United States reinstated the death penalty, since when over 1,500 people have been executed, more than half in the three states of Texas, Oklahoma and Virginia

October 5, 2011: Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, died at age 56. A pioneer of the personal computer, he also revolutionised the way we use all forms of mobile communication

October 6, 1981: Minutes after this picture was taken, Egyptian president Anwar Sadat was assassinated by Islamic extremists while watching a military parade in Cairo

October 7, 1571: Allied forces from Spain, Venice and Genoa defeated the Ottoman fleet at the Battle of Lepanto off southwest Greece, the last battle between oar-driven ships

October 8, 1906: Hairdresser Karl Nessler demonstrated the first perm, winding the hair into spirals round metal rods, applying a special liquid, and heating the rods

October 9, 1876: Alexander Graham Bell spoke with Thomas Watson by telephone over a 3km wire stretched between Cambridge and Boston. It was the first ever proper wire conversation

PUBLISHED: 28/09/2021; 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