Un día como hoy Agosto 7-13, 2022 (semana 32) infographic
Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversaros en cada día de la semana.


Un día como hoy Agosto 7-13, 2022 (semana 32)

August 7, 2022 - August 13, 2022 - Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversaros en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye la balsa Kon-Tiki de Thor Heyerdahl, el escándalo Watergate, el exoficial de la KGB Vladimir Putin, Fernando de Magallanes,la isla de Alcatraz en la Bahía de San Francisco, el primer vuelo del transbordador espacial y William Caxton.

August 7, 1947: Thor Heyerdahl’s raft Kon-Tiki reached Polynesia 101 days after leaving Peru, indicating pre-Incan people could have colonised the area by drifting on ocean currents

August 8, 1974: U.S. President Richard Nixon announced his resignation due to his involvement in the Watergate scandal. He is the only U.S. president to resign from office

August 9, 1999: Former KGB officer Vladimir Putin was named acting prime minister of Russia after President Boris Yeltsin sacked his fourth premier in 17 months

August 10, 1519: Ferdinand Magellan sailed from Seville to find a western passage to the Indies. His crew would eventually complete the first circumnavigation of the globe

August 11, 1934: The island of Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay became a U.S. federal prison, designed to hold maximum security inmates such as gangster Al Capone

August 12, 1977: The space shuttle made its first test flight, landing safely at Edwards Air Force Base in California after gliding off the back of a modified Boeing 747

August 13, 1422: William Caxton, who introduced the printing press into England in 1476, is thought to have been born. He gained his knowledge of printing in Cologne and Bruges

PUBLISHED: 02/08/2022; 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