eso ha pasado un 15 Jullo
1789 : Lafayette new colonel-general of the National Guard
On July 15, 1789, the Marquis de Lafayette, hero of the American War for Independence, is appointed as the new colonel-general of the National Guard. 4 days earlier he had proposed to the National Assembly a Bill of Rights based on the principles of the American Declaration of Independence.
1888 : Eruption of Mount Bandai in the province of Fukushima
On July 15, 1888, an eruption occured on Mount Bandai, a stratovolcano in the province of Fukushima in Japan. A cloud of ash and steam escaped from the volcano before falling on the surrounding villages. In addition, northern and eastern parts of the volcano collapsed causing massive landslides that buried entire villages. Hundreds of people were killed.
Following the collapse of the caldera, two large lakes and several small lakes were formed.
1918 : Second Battle of the Marne
On July 15, 1918, the Germans launched a double diversionary attack near Reims in order to draw Allied troops, massed in Flanders. However, the Germans launched their attack on an illusion : the first lines of trenches were almost deserted. The firepower of the attack had destroyed nothing and the Allied forces could respond with a fierce barrage. The Germans suffered many casualties and found themselves quickly surrounded.
1983 : Terrorist attack at the Orly airport
On July 15, 1983, a bomb exploded at the check-in counter of the Turkish Airlines in Orly Airport. 8 people were killed and 55 wounded. It was planted by Varoujan Garabedian, a member of the Syrian Armenian organization ASALA (Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia).
1997 : Gianni Versace murdered
On July 15, 1997, the Italian designer Gianni Versace was murdered at his home in Miami Beach, Florida by a serial killer.
2009 : Natalya Estemirova murdered
On July 15, 2009, at 8:30, the Russian journalist and defender of human rights Natalya Estemirova, was abducted near her home in Grozny in Chechnya. She wa found murdered in the afternoon.
Estemirova worked for the Russian organization of protection of Human Rights Memorial. She was working on sensitive and dangerous cases of violations of human rights in Chechnya. Furthermore, she had been threatened several times by the Chechen President, Ramzan Kadyrov.
Cita del día : 15 Jullo
|Marquis de Lafayette
When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.
Cumpleaños : 15 Jullo
|Rembrandt, Pintor holandés (1606)|
|Jean Rey, Político belga, segundo presidente de la Comisión Europea (1902)|
|Akhtar Hameed Khan, Pionero del microcrédito paquistaní (1914)|
|Albert Ghiorso, Científico nuclear estadounidense (1915)|
|Bertram Brockhouse, Físico canadiense, Premio Nobel (1918)|
|Robert Bruce Merrifield, Químico estadounidense, Premio Nobel (1921)|
|Leon M. Lederman, Físico estadounidense, Premio Nobel (1922)|
|Jacques Derrida, Filósofo americano (1930)|
|Jan-Michael Vincent, Actor americano (1944)|
|Linda Ronstadt, Cantante americana (1946)|
|Anne Sinclair, Periodista francesa (1948)|
|Terry O'Quinn, Actor americano (1952)|
|Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Político haitiano (1953)|
|Vincent Lindon, Actor francés (1959)|
|Patrick Timsit, Comediante francés (1959)|
|Jean-Christophe Grangé, Escritor francés (1961)|
|Forest Whitaker, Actor americano (1961)|
|Brigitte Nielsen, Actriz danesa (1963)|
|Irène Jacob, Actriz suiza (1966)|
|Scott Foley, Actor americano (1972)|
|Brian Austin Green, Actor americano (1973)|
|Diane Kruger, Actriz alemana (1976)|
|Alexander Frei, Futbolista suizo (1979)|
|Neemia Tialata, Jugador de rugby de Nueva Zelanda (1982)|
Nos han dejado un 15 Jullo
|Anton Chekhov, Escritor ruso (1904)|
|John J. Pershing, General americano (1948)|
|Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Político mexicano (1979)|
|Margaret Lockwood, Actriz inglesa (1990)|
|Gianni Versace, Diseñador de moda italiano (1997)|
|Roberto Bolaño, Escritor chileno (2003)|
|Natalya Estemirova, Activista de derechos humanos rusa (2009)|
|Tsilla Chelton, Actriz francesa (2012)|