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HISTORIA: Un día como hoy Abril 22-28, 2018 (week 17) infographic

Un día como hoy Abril 22-28, 2018

04/12/2018
Graphic News

April 22-28, 2018 -- Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye la primera explosión nuclear televisada, San Jorge, e Canal de Panamá la cantante de jazz Ella Fitzgerald, el protaaviones OO1A de China, la indpendencia de Eritrea y el motín de Bounty.

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, 303BC: According to legend, Saint George, a Roman soldier of Syrian origin, died by order of the Roman emperor Diocletian for failing to recant his Christian faith

April 24, 2006: Panama unveiled a $5bn plan to expand the Panama Canal to cope with ships up to 50 percent wider than those then able to pass through the ageing waterway

April 25, 1918: Ella Fitzgerald, U.S. jazz singer, was born. As well as her solo career she often collaborated with the bands of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Count Basie

April 26, 2017: China launched the 001A, its first domestically built aircraft carrier, as regional tensions grew over Beijing’s assertiveness in the South China Sea

April 27, 1993: Eritrea declared independence from Ethiopia following a UN monitored referendum in which 99.83% voted in favour. The poll followed a 30-year civil war

April 28, 1789: Fletcher Christian led a mutiny aboard the British navy ship HMS Bounty. Captain William Bligh and other non-mutineers were cast adrift in a small boat in the Pacific


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