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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.

Citazione del giorno : 29 Settembre

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

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Tintoretto, Pittore italiano (1518)
Caravaggio, Pittore italiano (1571)
François Boucher, Pittore francese (1703)
Horatio Nelson, Vice-ammiraglio della flotta inglese ed eroe nazionale (1758)
Guadalupe Victo, 1o Presidente del Messico (1786)
Elizabeth Gaskell, Scrittrice inglese (1810)
Enrico Fermi, Fisico americano italiano, Premio Nobel per la Fisica (1901)
Greer Garson, Attrice inglese (1904)
Michelangelo Antonioni, Regista italiano (1912)
Trevor Howard, Attore inglese (1913)
Brenda Marshall, Attrice americana (1915)
Peter D. Mitchell, Chimico inglese, premio Nobel (1920)
Steve Forrest , Attore americano (1924)
Anita Ekberg, Attrice svedese (1931)
James Cronin, Fisico americano, premio Nobel (1931)
Mylène Demongeot, Attrice francese (1935)
Jerry Lee Lewis, Musicista americano (1935)
Silvio Berlusconi, Uomo politico italiano (1936)
Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, Giornalista francese (1937)
Yves Rénier, Attore e regista francese (1942)
Lech Wałęsa, Primo Presidente della Polonia, Nobel per la Pace (1943)
Mike Post, Compositore americano (1944)
Michelle Bachelet, Presidente del Cile (2006-2010) (1951)
Sebastian Coe, Atleta inglese (1956)
Philippe Caroit, Attore francese (1959)
Julia Gillard, 27a Primo Ministro d'Australia (1961)
Les Claypool, Musicista americano (Primus) (1963)
Erika Eleniak, Attrice americana (1969)
Oscar Sevilla, Ciclista spagnolo (1976)
Zachary Levi, Attore americano (1980)

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Louis Faidherbe, Generale francese (1889)
Emile Zola, Scrittore francese (1902)
Rudolf Diesel, Inventore del motore diesel (1913)
Léon Bourgeois, Politico francese, Nobel per la Pace (1925)
Willem Einthoven, Fisiologo olandese, premio Nobel per la Medicina (1927)
Jean Aurenche, Sceneggiatore francese (1992)
Nguyen Van Thieu, Politico vietnamita (2001)
Lois Maxwell, Attrice canadese (2007)
Tony Curtis, Attore americano (2010)
Georges Charpak, Fisico francese, Premio Nobel (2010)
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