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HISTORIA: Un día como hoy Septiembre 30 - Octubre 6, 2018 (semana 40) infographic

Un día como hoy Septiembre 30 - Octubre 6, 2018

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September 30-October 6, 2018 -- Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana: El Acuerdo de Munich con Adolfo Hitler, el referéndum de independencia de Cataluña, telescopios, la reunificación de Alemania, el Arco del Triunfo de Palmira, la cinta Dr No y el líder religioso chiíta ayatolá Khomeini.

September 30, 1938: British prime minister Neville Chamberlain declared there would be “peace in our time” after the signing of the Munich Agreement with Adolf Hitler in Germany

October 1, 2017: Catalonia held a controversial referendum on independence, leading the Spanish government to strip the region of its autonomy and impose direct rule

October 2, 1608: Dutch optician Hans Lippershey demonstrated the first telescope, having reportedly come up with the idea after seeing a child playing with two lenses

October 3, 1990: East and West Germany were formally reunited as one country after 45 years of Cold War division. This day is now celebrated as German Unity Day

October 4, 2015: Islamic State fighters destroyed the 2,000-year-old Roman era Triumphal Arch in Palmyra. They had already blown up two temples at the World Heritage Site

October 5, 1962: Dr No, the first James Bond film, opened. The movie, starring Sean Connery as Bond and Ursula Andress as Honey Ryder, the first Bond girl, grossed $60 million

October 6, 1978: Ayatollah Khomeini, the Shiite religious leader exiled from Iran for his opposition to the Shah, was granted asylum in France after being expelled from Iraq

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