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HISTORY: Un día como hoy Marzo 24-31, 2018 (semana 13) infographic

Un día como hoy Marzo 24-31, 2018

03/22/2018
Graphic News

March 25-31, 2018 -- Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana: el boxeador Sugar Ray Robinson, la vacuna contra la polio, el cosmonautra Yuri Gagarin, Rafael, Brexit, la pirámide de cristal en el Louvre y la arquitecta Zaha Hadid.

March 25 1958: U.S. boxer Sugar Ray Robinson, widely regarded as one of the greatest boxers in history, won the world middleweight title for an unprecedented fifth time

March 26, 1953: Jonas Salk, from the University of Pittsburgh, reported successful tests of his polio vaccine. The vaccine virtually ended the crippling viral disease

March 27, 1968: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was killed in a plane crash near Moscow. In 1961 he was the first human to fly into space, orbiting Earth in his Vostok spacecraft

March 28, 1483: Italian renaissance painter Raphael was born. His frescoes in the papal apartments of Pope Julius II in the Vatican are among his best known works

March 29, 2017: The United Kingdom invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on European Union, beginning the formal process of Brexit. Britain is due to leave in March 2019

March 30, 1989: President Mitterrand of France opened the new entrance of the Louvre Museum, a dramatic glass pyramid designed by Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei

March 31, 2016: Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid, whose dramatic designs include the Guangzhou Opera House (pictured above) in China, died aged 65


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