eso ha pasado un 29 Septiembre

1941 : Babi Yar massacre

On September 29, 1941, the Germans began the massacre of Babi Yar near Kiev in Ukraine. The Germans had arrived in Kiev on September 19 and had asked the Jewish population to gather near the place called Babi Yar. For two days, German troops under the leadership of SS exterminated the Jews of Kiev and buried them in a ravine. Nearly 34,000 people were murdered in two days. The mass killings continued in the following months and an estimated number of 100,000 people were killed at Babi Yar.

1991 : Coup in Haiti

On September 29, 1991, President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, elected only eight months earlier, was deposed by a coup of the army led by General Raoul Cedras and police chief Michel François and assisted by the CIA. President Aristide wanted to take action against the narco-traffickers, which was not the taste of the police chief, personally involved in this traffic at the highest level.

2004 : An asteroid passes close to Earth

On September 29, 2004, 4179 Toutatis, an Apollo-type near-Earth asteroid, went to 0.0104 AU (astronomical unit, distance earth sun) from Earth, which is about 4 times the distance from Earth to Moon. This asteroid has a chaotic and therefore unpredictable orbit and passes around Earth every four years.

2009 : Earthquake in Samoa

On September 29, 2009, an earthquake of moment magnitude 8.1 occured off the coast of Samoa. It was also felt in American Samoa, Fiji, Cook Islands, Tonga, French Polynesia and New Zealand. The following tsunami struck the coasts of Samoa with waves up to 14m. 189 people were killed and many more left homeless.

Cita del día : 29 Septiembre

Horatio Nelson
Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon.

Cumpleaños : 29 Septiembre

Tintoretto, Pintor italiano (1518)
Caravaggio, Pintor italiano (1571)
François Boucher, Pintor francés (1703)
Horatio Nelson, Vice-almirante de la flota británica y héroe nacional (1758)
Guadalupe Victo, Primero presidente de México (1786)
Elizabeth Gaskell, Escritora inglesa (1810)
Enrico Fermi, Físico italiano estadounidense, Premio Nobel de Física (1901)
Greer Garson, Actriz inglesa (1904)
Michelangelo Antonioni, Director de cine italiano (1912)
Trevor Howard, Actor inglés (1913)
Brenda Marshall, Actriz americana (1915)
Peter D. Mitchell, Químico inglés, Premio Nobel (1920)
Steve Forrest , Actor americano (1924)
Anita Ekberg, Actriz sueca (1931)
James Cronin, Físico americano, Premio Nobel de Física (1931)
Mylène Demongeot, Actriz francesa (1935)
Jerry Lee Lewis, Músico estadounidense (1935)
Silvio Berlusconi, Político italiano (1936)
Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, Periodista francés (1937)
Yves Rénier, Actor y director de cine francés (1942)
Lech Wałęsa, Primero presidente de Polonia, Premio Nobel de la Paz (1943)
Mike Post, Compositor estadounidense (1944)
Michelle Bachelet, Presidente de Chile (2006-2010) (1951)
Sebastian Coe, Atleta inglés (1956)
Philippe Caroit, Actor francés (1959)
Julia Gillard, 27a Primer Ministro de Australia (1961)
Les Claypool, Músico estadounidense (Primus) (1963)
Erika Eleniak, Actriz americana (1969)
Oscar Sevilla, Ciclista español (1976)
Zachary Levi, Actor americano (1980)

Nos han dejado un 29 Septiembre

Louis Faidherbe, General francés (1889)
Emile Zola, Escritor francés (1902)
Rudolf Diesel, Inventor del motor diesel (1913)
Léon Bourgeois, Político francés, Premio Nobel de la Paz (1925)
Willem Einthoven, Fisiólogo holandés, Premio Nobel de Medicina (1927)
Jean Aurenche, Guionista francés (1992)
Nguyen Van Thieu, Político vietnamita (2001)
Lois Maxwell, Actriz canadiense (2007)
Tony Curtis, Actor americano (2010)
Georges Charpak, Físico francés, Premio Nobel (2010)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed