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 HISTORIA: Un día como hoy Diciembre 9-15, 2018 (semana 50) infographic

Un día como hoy Diciembre 9-15, 2018

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December 9-15, 2018 -- Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye el esqueleto de un ancestro de los humanos que vivió hace unos 3,6 millones de años. la Guerra Hispano-estadounidense, la admisión de China en la Organización Mundial del
Comercio, las primeras elecciones en Arabia Saudí en que se permite a las mujeres asumir cargos públicos, la destrucción de los arrecifes de coral del mundo, el profeta Nostradamus y la Torre Inclinada de Pisa.

December 9, 1998: The oldest complete skeleton of a human ancestor yet identified, estimated to be around 3.6 million years old, was found in a cave in South Africa

December 10, 1898: The Spanish-American War ended. The Treaty of Paris guaranteed Cuba’s independence and ceded Guam, Puerto Rico and the Philippines to the U.S.

December 11, 2001: China was finally admitted to the World Trade Organisation over 15 years after its first application, opening up its market of almost 1.3bn consumers

December 12, 2015: Saudi Arabia held its first municipal elections in which women were allowed to vote and stand for office, with 20 female candidates elected

December 13, 2000: Maritime experts predicted that up to 70% of the world’s coral reefs could be destroyed by 2050 due to global warming, pollution, fishing and coastal development

December 14, 1503: French astrologer and prophet Michel de Nostredame, also known as Nostradamus, was born. He published his celebrated book of prophecies, Centuries, in 1555

December 15, 2001: The Leaning Tower of Pisa reopened to visitors after 11 years of delicate engineering work to reduce its tilt and prevent it from toppling over

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