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HISTORIA: Un día como hoy Enero 6-12 (semana 02) infographic

Un día como hoy Enero 6-12

01/02/2019
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January 6-12, 2019 -- Los gráficos muestran cumpleaños y aniversarios en cada día de la semana. Esta semana incluye a Gregorio Mendel, el emperador Hirohito de Japón, el científico cibernético dr. Herman Hollerith, Marco Polo, la industria del petróleo de Texas, el jet caza furtivo chino Chengdu J-20 Águila Negra y la serie televisiva de Batman y Robin

January 6, 1884: Austrian monk Gregor Mendel died. He pioneered the study of biological heredity and laid the mathematical foundation of the science of genetics

January 7, 1989: Emperor Hirohito of Japan died after a 63-year reign. Head of state in WWII, he later became a symbol of the new post-war constitution and economic recovery

January 8, 1889: New York scientist Dr Herman Hollerith patented the first computer; the company formed to market his device evolved into the giant IBM

January 9, 1324: Venetian explorer Marco Polo died. His epic 24-year travels through the Orient did much to introduce Europeans to Central Asia and China

January 10, 1901: The modern petroleum industry was born when oil was first discovered in Texas. The Lucas Gusher heralded the start of exploration on a grand scale

January 11, 2011: China successfully tested its new Chengdu J-20 Black Eagle stealth fighter jet, underscoring a growing military rivalry with the United States

January 12, 1966: Batman, assisted by his epithet-prone sidekick Robin, winged his way from comic books to the small screen as the show premiered on U.S. television


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