Today's ephemeris: what happened on August 4

Today’s ephemeris: what happened on August 4

In the ephemeris of january 4 These events that occurred on a day like today in Argentina and the world stand out:

1900. Arturo Illia is born

born Arturo Umberto Illia, in the city of Parchment. Based in Cruz del Eje, he developed his career as a doctor there. A militant of the UCR, he was elected governor of Córdoba in March 1962, but was unable to take office due to the coup d’état. Presidential candidate of the People’s UCR, he won with 24 percent of the votes and was sworn in on October 12, 1963. Under his government, the Minimum, Vital and Mobile Salary Law was sanctioned and Juan Perón was unable to return to the country in the failed Operative Return. Illia was overthrown on June 28, 1966. Considered a model of austerity and righteousness, he passed away on January 18, 1983.

1957. Juan Manuel Fangio wins his fifth Formula 1 title

Juan Manuel Fangio He obtains his fifth and last Formula 1 world title by winning the German Grand Prix that runs at the Nürburgring circuit. The Argentine competes with Maserati and achieves the last and most remembered of his 24 victories in the highest category of motorsport. He pits on lap 12 with a 29 second lead and when he comes out he is 50 seconds off the lead. “I started doing things I had never done before,” he will say later. There were ten laps left. In nine of them he breaks the circuit record. With two laps to go he is chasing the Ferraris of Mike Hawthorn and Peter Collins. He overcomes them and wins by three seconds difference. It will be 45 years until Michael Schumacher equals the mark of five world championships.

1961. Barack Obama is born

In Honolulu born Barack Obama. The first black president in the history of the United States graduated as a lawyer from Harvard. He was elected senator from Illinois in 2004. Four years later he won the Democratic Party nomination and swept Republican John McCain. He took office in the midst of the turbulence caused by the global financial crisis of 2008. For his diplomatic policy he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009. It was under his command that US troops killed Osama Bin Laden. Reelected in 2012, in his second term he resumed relations with Cuba, including a visit to the island, and carried out the nuclear agreement with Iran.

1962. Marilyn Monroe dies

Marilyn Monroe He died in Los Angeles from a barbiturate overdose. She was 36 years old. Even today it is doubted whether it was suicide or murder. His last months had been marked by his relationships with brothers John and Robert Kennedy. She was born in 1926 as Norma Jean Baker, she appeared on the cover of the first issue of Playboyin 1953, and filmed Gentlemen prefer blondes. A year later she married baseball star Joe DiMaggio. Her consecration came with The seventh year itchin 1955. Separated from DiMaggio, in 1956 she married playwright Arthur Miller and starred in The prince and the showgirl, with Laurence Olivier. By One Eve and two Adams received the Golden Globe as comedy actress. Miller wrote the script for what would be her last film: The misfitspremiered in 1961.

1968. The Matadors of San Lorenzo consecrate themselves undefeated

San Lorenzo is consecrated as the first undefeated champion in the history of Argentine soccer. The team known as The Killers, with the Brazilian Tim as coach, beat Estudiantes 2-1 in extra time in the final played at the Monumental stadium. He had won his zone with fourteen wins and eight draws, and defeated River in the semifinal. Buttice, Calics, Fischer, Veglio, Albrecht, Telch and Rendo are the figures of the team.

1976. Bishop Enrique Angelelli is assassinated

The dictatorship assassinates the bishop of La Rioja, Enrique Angelelli. The prelate was 53 years old and lost his life in an alleged road accident. Angelelli was returning from Chamical after giving mass for two murdered priests, Gabriel Longueville and Carlos Murias. He was carrying folders with information about those deaths. Two cars lock up the bishop’s truck, at the height of Punta de los Llanos. The vehicle overturns. Angeleli’s companion, the priest Arturo Pinto, comes to himself and sees the lifeless body of the bishop, with neck injuries. The autopsy reveals that there are broken ribs and a skull fracture, consistent with the use of a blunt object. The case is classified as an accident and closed. In democracy it is argued that it was a murder. A 2009 autopsy certifies that death was due to skull injuries. In 2014, Luciano Benjamín Menéndez and Luis Fernando Estrella are sentenced to life. Pope Francis beatified Angelelli in 2019, along with the priests Murias and Logueville and the layman Wenceslao Pedernera.

In addition, in Argentina the Baker’s Day.

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