eso ha pasado un 24 Septiembre

622 : Prophet Muhammad completes his Hijra

On 24 September 622, the creator of the new religion called Islam, the Prophet Muhammad, ended his journey from Mecca to Medina or Hijrah, he had undertaken with his followers to escape persecution because of his convictions. In Medina, Muhammad established a theocratic government and extended his power throughout the Arabian Peninsula.

1852 : Giffard's airship travels 27 km

On September 24, 1852, French engineer Henri Giffard successfully made his first controlled flight on a airship, powered by a steam injector, from Paris to Trappes (27 km).

1906 : Devils Tower became the first U.S. National Monument

On September 24, 1906, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed the creation of the first U.S. National Monument: Devils Tower, monolith located in the Black Hills, in northeastern Wyoming. The monument was highlighted in the Steven Spielberg film, Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

1988 : Ben Johnson wins (temporarily) the 100m gold at the Olympic Games in Seoul

On September 24, 1988, the Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson won the gold medal in the 100m Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, with a time of 9.79 seconds. He lost his medal three days later, after being tested positive for anabolic steroids.

Actualidad del día : 24 Septiembre

La Mercè in Barcelona
September 24 is La Mercè in Barcelona. These are votive feast that are celebrated the week that includes September 24. Many cultural events, balls and fireworks displays take place this week.
Independance Day in Guinea-Bissau
September 24 is Independence Day in Guinea-Bissau which celebrates its independence gaines against Portugal on September 24, 1973.

Cita del día : 24 Septiembre

F. Scott Fitzgerald
You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.

Cumpleaños : 24 Septiembre

William Adams, Navegador inglés (1564)
Johan de Witt, Político holandés (1625)
Arthur Guinness, Cervecero irlandés (1803)
Georges Claude, Inventor francés (iluminación de neón) (1870)
Franklin Clarence Mars, Fundador de la empresa Mars (barras de chocolate, M&M's) (1883)
André Frédéric Cournand, Médico francés, Premio Nobel de Fisiología o Medicina (1895)
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Escritor americano (1896)
Howard Florey, Bacteriólogo australiano, Premio Nobel de Fisiología o Medicina (1898)
Ruhollah Khomeini, Líder religioso y político iraní (1902)
Jean Servais, Actor belgo (1910)
Konstantin Chernenko, 5o Secretario General del Partido Comunista de la Unión Soviética (1911)
Richard Bong, Piloto de combate estadounidense (1920)
John Young, Astronauta americano (1930)
John Brunner , Escritor inglés (1934)
Yves Navarre, Escritor francés (1940)
Linda McCartney, Cantante y fotógrafa estadounidense (1941)
Pedro Almodóvar, Director de cine español (1949)
Kevin Sorbo, Actor americano (1958)
John Logan, Guionista americano (1961)
Megan Ward, Actriz americana (1969)
Peter Salisbury, Baterista inglés (The Verve) (1971)
Jessica Lucas, Actriz canadiense (1985)
Kyle Sullivan, Actor americano (1988)

Nos han dejado un 24 Septiembre

Paul-Jacques Bonzon, Escritor francés (1978)
Patsy Kelly, Actriz americana (1981)
Bruno Pontecorvo, Físico italiano y espía soviético (1993)
Barry Bishop, Alpinista estadounidense (1994)
Françoise Sagan, Escritora francesa (2004)
Tommy Bond, Actor americano (2005)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed