eso ha pasado un 05 Abril

1936 : Tornadoes in Mississippi and Georgia

On April 5, 1936, 17 tornadoes struck the southern United States killing at least 436 people. An F5 tornado destroyed much of the city of Tupelo in Mississippi and one tornado of type F4 did extensive damage in the city of Gainesville, Georgia.

1955 : Winston Churchill retired

On April 5, 1955, Winston Churchill, then aged 80 years, announced his decision to retire from politics due to health problems. He resigned from his post as Prime Minister two days later.

1969 : Demonstrations against the Vietnam War

On April 5, 1969, huge demonstrations against the Vietnam War took place in most major U.S. cities.

1994 : Kurt Cobain

On April 5, 1994, the charismatic singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain of Nirvana committed suicide with a bullet in the head.

2009 : North Korea launched the Kwangmyongsong-2

On April 5, 2009, North Korea declared to have launched an experimental communications satellite on its launch ground at Musudan-ri. The United States and South Korea followed the rocket until it fell into the Pacific and the Russian space control found no trace of a satellite.

Cita del día : 05 Abril

Winston Churchill
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.

Cumpleaños : 05 Abril

Adrienne Lecouvreur, Actriz francesa (1692)
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Pintor francés (1732)
Jules Ferry, Político francés (1832)
Algernon Swinburne, Poeta Inglés (1837)
Jeanne Bourgeois (Mistinguett), Cantante y actriz francesa (1875)
Spencer Tracy, Actor americano (1900)
Melvyn Douglas, Actor americano (1901)
Bette Davis, Actriz americana (1908)
Herbert von Karajan, Conductor de Austria (1908)
Jagjivan Ram, Político indio (1908)
Albert R. Broccoli, Productor americano (1909)
Gregory Peck, Actor americano (1916)
Robert Bloch, Escritor estadounidense (1917)
Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, Político vietnamito (1923)
Nigel Hawthorne, Actor inglés (1929)
Colin Powell, General y político americano (1937)
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Presidente de las Filipinas (1947)
Agnetha Fältskog, Cantante sueca (ABBA) (1950)
Mitch Pileggi, Actor americano (1952)
Charlotte de Turckheim, Actriz francesa (1955)
Erika Dobong'na, Cantante francesa (Princess Erika) (1964)
Mike McCready, Músico estadounidense (Pearl Jam) (1966)
Élodie Bouchez, Actriz francesa (1973)
Vanessa Demouy, Actriz francesa (1973)
Simone Inzaghi, Futbolista italiano (1976)
Thomas Hitzlsperger, Futbolista alemán (1982)

Nos han dejado un 05 Abril

Georges Danton, Figura destacada de la Revolución Francesa (1794)
Camille Desmoulins, Periodista francés (1794)
Fabre d'Églantine, Poeta francés (1794)
Marie-Jean Hérault de Séchelles, Político francés (1794)
Richard Goodwin Keats, Almirante Inglés (1834)
Douglas MacArthur, General americano (1964)
Tchang Kaï-chek, Político chino (1975)
Howard Hughes, Industrial y aviador estadounidense (1976)
Kurt Cobain, Cantante americano (Nirvana) (1994)
Saul Bellow, Escritor canadiense y americano (2005)
Charlton Heston, Actor americano (2008)
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