Un día como hoy Abril 17-23, 2022 (semana 16)
April 17, 2022 - April 23, 2022 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye la derrota del príncipe Carlos Eduardo Estuardo de Escocia, perforación petrolera en el Refugio Nacional de la Vida Silvestre del Ártico en Alaska. También el helicóptero de la NASA Ingenuity, el club de Béisbol Boston Red Sox, el presidente Volodymyr Zelensky de Ucrania, la primer prueba atómica transmitida por TV y el sistema Vitasscope de proyección de filmes.
April 17, 1747: English authorities banned playing of the bagpipes and other aspects of Scottish Highland culture following the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie
April 18, 2002: The U.S. Senate rejected George W. Bush’s plan to allow oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The plan sharply divides Democrats and Republicans
April 19, 2021: NASA’s helicopter Ingenuity made the first powered flight on Mars. The controlled flight was less than a minute but the first by an aircraft on another planet
April 20, 1912: Fenway Park, the home ballpark of the Boston Red Sox baseball club, was opened. It is the oldest Major League Baseball stadium still in use
April 21, 2019: Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky was a surprise winner of Ukraine’s presidential election. A political novice, he had previously played the role in a satirical TV show
April 22, 1952: An atomic test was broadcast live on U.S. national television for the first time. The 31-kiloton bomb was dropped from a B-50 plane over the Nevada desert
April 23, 1896: The Vitascope, an early movie projection system, was first demonstrated in New York. It soon became popular in variety theatres across the U.S.