eso ha pasado un 04 Octubre

1957 : Sputnik launched

On October 4, 1957, the Soviets launched the first Sputnik (satellite) into space from the Tyuratam launch base in Kazakhstan. It circled around the Earth in 1 hour and 36 minutes and remained in space until January 1958 before entering Earth's atmosphere and disintegrate.

1958 : Beginning of the Fifth Republic

On October 4, 1958, the Fifth French Republic began when a new Constitution came into effect. The new regime was put in after the Algiers crisis in 1958 in order to have a stronger executive power instead of continuous change of governments because of the inability to obtain a stable majority in the Nationale Assembly during the 4th Republic.

1970 : Janis Joplin died of an overdose

On October 4, 1970, the American singer Janis Joplin died of a heroin overdose in her hotel room in Los Angeles. She was 27 years old. In three years, the singer, with a strong character and an exceptional voice, had changed from a complete unknown artist to a rock legend.

1992 : A plane crashes into an apartment building

On October 4, 1992, a El-Al Boeing 747 cargo which had lost two of its engines, crashed into an apartment building near the airport of Amsterdam. The four crew members and at least 100 people in the building were killed.

2001 : An airliner hit by a missile

On October 4, 2001, Siberia Airlines Flight 1812, from Tel Aviv to Novosibirsk in Russia crashed near the Black Sea. The 78 passengers and crew were killed. The aircraft was hit by a S-200 missile which control was lost during an exercise of the Ukrainian Air Defense Forces.

Actualidad del día : 04 Octubre

Independance Day in Lesotho
October 4, is Independence Day in Lesotho, whicho commemorates its independence gained against the United Kingdom on October 4, 1966.

Cita del día : 04 Octubre

Liev Schreiber
As soon as you know what you're doing, you're doing it wrong.

Cumpleaños : 04 Octubre

Jacqueline Pascal, Niña prodigia francesa, hermana de Blaise Pascal (1625)
Antoine Arbogast, Matemático francés (1759)
François Guizot, Político francés (1787)
Jean-François Millet, Pintor francés (1814)
Juliette Adam, Escritora francesa (1836)
Buster Keaton, Comediante estadounidense (1895)
Vitaly Ginzburg, Físico ruso, Premio Nobel (1916)
Kenichi Fukui, Químico japonés, Premio Nobel (1918)
Charlton Heston, Actor americano (1923)
Jackie Collins, Escritora inglesa (1937)
Kurt Wüthrich, Químico suizo, Premio Nobel (1938)
Anne Rice, Escritora estadounidense (1941)
Susan Sarandon, Actriz americana (1946)
Julien Clerc, Cantante francés (1947)
Stephen Gyllenhaal, Director de cine americano (1949)
Tchéky Karyo, Actor francés (1953)
Chris Lowe, Músico inglés (Pet Shop Boys) (1959)
Liev Schreiber, Actor y director de cine estadounidense (1967)
Darren Middleton, Guitarrista australiano (1971)
Alicia Silverstone, Actriz americana (1975)
Lena Katina, Cantante rusa (t.A.T.u.) (1984)
Sara Forestier, Actriz francesa (1986)
Kimmie Meissner, Patinadora artística americana (1989)

Nos han dejado un 04 Octubre

Frédéric Bartholdi, Escultor francés (1904)
Max Planck, Físico alemán, Premio Nobel de Física (1947)
Janis Joplin, Cantante estadounidense (1970)
Glenn Gould, Pianista canadiense (1982)
Bernard Buffet, Pintor francés (1999)
Michael Smith, Bioquímico canadiense, Premio Nobel de Química (2000)
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