Domenica 21 Aprile 2019


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Luna piena :
18/05 23:12


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05/05 00:46


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1836 : Battle of San Jacinto


On April 21, 1836, U.S. troops Sam Houston defeated the Mexican troops of General Santa Anna, opening the door to Texas independence.
American Texans rebelled against the abolition of slavery then against the U.S. Immigration prohibition and finally against centralization and the increasing authoritarianism of the Mexican government.

1944 : Voting rights for women


On 21 April 1944, women obtained the right to vote in France, 38 years after Finland.

1945 : Red Army entered Berlin


On April 21, 1945, the Red Army entered Berlin and began the final battle against the German High Command.

1987 : The Tamil Tigers planted a bomb in the capital of Sri Lanka


On 21 April 1987, the separatist organization, the Tamil Tigers planted a bomb in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, killing over 100 people and injuring 300 others.
The civil war in Sri Lanka ended in May 17, 2009, after 27 years of fighting and nearly 100,000 people killed when the Tamil Tigers announce their decision to silence their guns.

1989 : 100,000 students in Tiananmen Square


On April 21, 1989, 100,000 students gathered in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China on the eve of the funeral of the chief reformers Hu Yaobang, to protest against the authoritarian policies of government.
Thus began a series of demonstrations that led the Chinese government to declare martial law and the Tiananmen Square Massacre of June.

Novità del giorno : 21 Aprile

Women Day in Indonesia
April 21 is the Women Day in Indonesia in honor of the heroine Kartini, born in April 21, 1879, defender of women's rights at a time when none existed.
Tiradentes Day in Brazil
On 21 April, it's Tiradentes Day in Brazil.
Tiradentes (tooth-puller), whose real name was Joaquim Jose da Silva Xavier, was a dentist who joined the American and French revolutionary ideas and wanted independence for his country against the Portuguese. He became a national hero because of his struggle against the settlers. He was executed on April 21, 1792. The anniversary of his death became a holiday in the late nineteenth century.
National Tree Planting Day in Kenya
April 21 is National Tree Planting Day in Kenya.
Since 1977, at the initiative of Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and Nobel Peace Laureate, 20 million trees have been planted by women in the country.

Citazione del giorno : 21 Aprile

Wangari Maathai, Green Belt Movement, Prix Nobel de la Paix
It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.

Compleanni : 21 Aprile

Jean-Baptiste Biot, Fisico francese (1774)
Charlotte Brontë, Scrittrice inglese (1816)
Raden Ayu Kartini, Eroina nazionale indonesiana (1879)
Percy W. Bridgman, Fisico americano, premio Nobel (1882)
Paul Karrer, Chimico svizzero, Premio Nobel (1889)
Marcel Camus, Regista francese (1912)
Anthony Quinn, Attore messicano-americano (1915)
Elizabeth II, Regina del Regno Unito e capo del Commonwealth (1926)
Silvana Mangano, Attrice italiana (1930)
Charles Grodin, Attore americano (1935)
Philippe Séguin, Politico francese (1943)
Patrick Rambaud, Scrittore francese (1946)
Iggy Pop, Musicista americano (1947)
Claire Denis, Regista francese (1948)
Tony Danza, Attore americano (1950)
Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Regista belgo (1951)
Andie MacDowell, Attrice americana (1958)
Robert Smith, Musicista inglese (The Cure) (1959)
Roy Dupuis, Attore canadese (1963)
Ludmila Engquist, Atleta russo-svedese (1964)
Robin Meade, Giornalista americana (1969)
Nicole Sullivan, Attrice americana (1970)
Eric Mabius, Attore americano (1971)
Gwendal Peizerat, Pattinatore francese (1972)
Adam Drucker (Doseone), Rapper americano (1977)
James McAvoy, Attore scozzese (1979)
Tobias Linderoth, Calciatore svedese (1979)

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Jean Racine, Drammaturgo francese (1699)
Tiradentes, Eroe nazionale brasiliano (1792)
Mark Twain, Scrittore americano (1910)
Manfred von Richthofen (Baron Rouge), Pilota tedesco (1918)
John Maynard Keynes, Economista inglese (1946)
Aldo Leopold, Ecologo americano (1948)
Edward Appleton, Fisico inglese, premio Nobel (1965)
François Duvalier (Papa Doc), Dittatore haitiano (1971)
Arthur Fadden, Primo ministro dell'Australia (1973)
Tancredo Neves, Politico brasiliano (1985)
Nina Simone, Musicista americana (2003)
Juan Antonio Samaranch, 7ème Presidente del Comitato Olimpico Internazionale (2010)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed