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HISTORIA: Un día como hoy Agosto 12-18, 2018 (seman 33) infographic

Un día como hoy Agosto 12-18, 2018

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August 12-18, 2018 -- Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye: la última cebra quagga, la capital del Imperio Jemer, la construcción de la Catedral de Colonia, la invasión de Inglaterra por Julio César, Madonna, el presidente Zia ul-Hag de Pakistán y el Puente Thousand Islands entre EUA y Canadá.

August 12, 1883: The last quagga, distinguished from other zebras by its pattern of brown and white stripes on the front of the body and plain brown rear, died at a zoo in Amsterdam

August 13, 2007: Satellite imagery revealed that Angkor, the Khmer Empire capital from the 9th to the 15th centuries, covered around 3,000 sq. km, with up to half a million inhabitants

August 14, 1880: The construction of Cologne Cathedral was completed. Building began in 1248 but was stopped in 1473. After a 400-year gap it was completed to the original plan

August 15 54BC: Ten thousand men of the 7th and 10th Roman legions under Julius Caesar landed in southern England, although this initial incursion was unsuccessful

August 16, 1958: Madonna Louise Ciccone was born in Bay City, Michigan. She is the world’s best-selling female recording artist, with global sales of more than 300 million

August 17, 1988: President Zia ul-Haq and the U.S. ambassador to Pakistan were among 32 people killed when their plane exploded after take-off from Bahawalpur airport

August 18, 1938: The Thousand Islands Bridge, in reality five bridges over the St Lawrence River between the U.S. and Canada, was dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt

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