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HISTORIA: Un día como hoy Julio 8-14 2018 (semana 28) infographic

Un día como hoy Julio 8-14 2018

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July 8-14, 2018 -- Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye el helado sundae, la Batalla de Mosul, Rómulo y Remo, perlas cultivadas, el expresidente brasileño Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Liu Xiaobo y el Costa Concordia.

July 8, 1881: The ice cream sundae was invented as an alternative to ice cream soda drinks, banned on the Sabbath as soda was considered a controlled substance, like alcohol

July 9, 2017: The Iraqi government declared victory in the Battle of Mosul after Iraqi and Kurdish troops regained control of the city seized by Islamic State in June 2014

July 10, 2008: A statue of a wolf suckling twins Romulus and Remus, said to have founded Rome, was revealed to date from the 13th century, instead of 500BC as previously believed

July 11, 1893: A Japanese entrepreneur produced the first cultured pearl. By 1935 there were 350 pearl farms in Japan, producing 10 million pearls each year

July 12, 2017: Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was convicted of corruption and money-laundering and sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison

July 13, 2017: Liu Xiaobo, pro-democracy activist who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his efforts to promote human rights in China, died from liver cancer at age 61

July 14, 2014: The Costa Concordia was refloated before being towed away for scrap. The ship capsized off the Italian island of Giglio, with the loss of 32 lives, in January 2012

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