The May 25 is the 145th (hundredth fortieth fifth) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar and the 146th in leap years . There are 220 days left to finish the year. Events 567 a. C .: in Rome (Italian peninsula), King Servius Tulio celebrates a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans
. 1025 : in Qúrduba ( Caliphate of Córdoba ) Muhammad al-Mustakfi fled , who had been dismissed as Caliph
by the Cordobans. 1085 : Alfonso VI de León reconquers the town of Toledo
from the Muslims. 1420 : in Portugal , Henry the Navigator is appointed governor of the Order of Christ
. 1521 : the Diet of Worms ends when Carlos V promulgates the Edict of Worms , which declares Martin Luther
outlaw and prohibits the possession and reading of his writings. 1659 : In London (England), Richard Cromwell (32) - the son of Oliver Cromwell - begins a second and brief period of republican government, known as the Commonwealth
. 1660 : in London (England), King Charles II restored the monarchy in that country, eleven years after the execution of his father, Carlos I
. 1722 : in Venezuela , the Villa de San Luis de Cura is founded by Juan de Bolívar y Villegas , Simón Bolívar's
paternal grandfather . 1734 : in Italy , the Count of Montemar defeats the Austrians at the Battle of Bitonto , and Spain reconquers the Kingdom of Naples
. 1751 : an earthquake of magnitude 8.5 on the Richter seismological scale occurs in Concepción (Chile) , which leaves 65 dead.
1787 : in Philadelphia ( United States ) it is agreed to write a new constitution, with George Washington
being president. 1808 : the General Board of the Principality of Asturias
declares itself sovereign, declares war on Napoleon's army and designates, with a lag of 200 years, Caudillo de Asturias and part of the foreigner who will be known as “Barbón”, rejecting the proposal “ Borbón ”, already reserved, to avoid litigation with“ others ”in Madrid. 1809 : in the Real Audiencia de Charcas (current Sucre , capital of Bolivia ) the Chuquisaca Revolution begins , the first government meeting in the Viceroyalty of Río de la Plata , the first libertarian cry in Latin America
. 1810 : in Buenos Aires the May Revolution happens ; Upon learning that Spain had been invaded by Napoleon , a group of revolutionaries deposed the viceroy and organized the First Junta , the first autonomous government of what would become Argentina
. 1812 : in the town of San Salvador de Jujuy (northern Argentina), the lawyer and general Manuel Belgrano
once again raised the blue and white flag, the current Argentine national flag. 1814 : in Bolivia , General Juan Antonio Álvarez de Arenales defeats the Spanish in the Battle of Florida
. 1815 : the Governments of England , Prussia , Russia and Austria - enraged by the return of the former French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte , from the island of Elba
- declare him "enemy of the world." 1819 : in Buenos Aires the Argentine Constitution of 1819
is promulgated . 1833 : the Political Constitution of the Republic of Chile of 1833
is promulgated . 1865 : in Mobile (Alabama)
an explosives depot explodes. 300 people die. 1878 : Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta H.MS Pinafore , by Gilbert and Sullivan,
is premiered at the Opera Comique theater (London) . 1881 : in Venezuela , President Antonio Guzmán Blanco made the song Gloria al bravo pueblo official by decree as the national anthem
. 1887 : in Paris (France), a fire destroys the Theater of the Comic Opera
, and eighty people die. 1891 : in Rome , Pope Leo XIII publishes the encyclical Rerum Novarum
. 1895 : in London (United Kingdom) the police arrest the Irish writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) for being homosexual
(more exactly, for "committing acts of gross indecency with other men"). He will be sentenced to two years in jail.
1895: the Republic of Formosa is founded in Taiwan , with Tang Ching-sung as president.
1900 : 15 km from the city of Bucaramanga (Colombia) ―in the framework of the Thousand Days War - the Conservative Party wins the war against the Colombian Liberal Party in the battle of Palonegro
. 1901 : the FORA (Argentine Regional Workers Federation) is founded in Argentina .
1901: the Club Atlético River Plate
is founded in Argentina . 1905 : the Club Atlético Platense
is founded in Argentina . 1906 : The Defensores de Belgrano Athletic Club
is founded in Argentina . 1908 : in Buenos Aires (Argentina) the Colón Theater is inaugurated with the performance of the opera Aída by Giuseppe Verdi
. 1910 : Argentina celebrates the centenary of the May Revolution
. 1911 : in Mexico , President Porfirio Díaz resigns , and Francisco León de la Barra
assumes temporarily . 1913 : in Mar del Plata (Argentina) the Aldosivi Athletic Club
is founded . 1914 : in the United Kingdom , the House of Peers formalizes the Act for the Return in Ireland
. 1925 : In the United States , the government pardons teacher John T. Scopes , imprisoned for teaching the theory of evolution of Darwin
to their students. 1926 : in Paris , Sholom Schwartzbard assassinates Symon Petliura , the mastermind of the Government-in-exile of the Ukrainian National Republic , who had carried out progroms in which some 50,000 Jews
(including all Schvartzbard's relatives) died. 1927 : in the United States, the Boeing B40
makes its first flights. 1930 : in Paraná ( province of Entre Ríos ) the Zionist Youth Center , current team of the National Basketball League,
is founded . 1938 : in Alicante - in the framework of the Spanish Civil War -, Francisco Franco's fascist planes carried out the worst bombing
attack against the civilian population: 313 men, women and children died.
1938: in Buenos Aires (Argentina) the Monumental Stadium of River Plate
is inaugurated . 1940 : in Buenos Aires the La Bombonera stadium of the Boca Juniors
club is inaugurated . 1940 : the stadium of Florencio Sola of the Club Atlético Banfield
is inaugurated . 1946 : in Transjordan , the parliament names Abd Allah ibn Husayn
king . 1950 : in Mar del Plata ( Argentina ) the Pueyrredón Rugby Club
is founded . 1951 : in the Enewetak Atoll (in the middle of the Pacific Ocean) the United States detonates the atomic bomb Item (45.5 kilotons ), the seventeenth in human history. It is the first bomb intensified with tritium
Photograph taken a few milliseconds after the detonation of one of the atomic bombs of Operation Tumbler-Snapper
(1952). The detonation tower is faintly visible in the lower center "beam." 1952 : In area 4 of the Nevada nuclear test site , the United States detonates the 11- kiloton Fox atomic bomb from a tower ). Some 7,350 soldiers participating in the Desert Rock IV military exercise observe the explosion and are unwittingly exposed to radiation.
1953 - 8:30 a.m. local time or 3:30 p.m. world time - In Area 5 of the Nevada Test Site , the United States fires the 15-kiloton Grable atomic bomb , the first nuclear artillery bomb ( fired from the M65 cannon). More than 21,000 soldiers participated on the ground in Exercise Desert Rock V, with the presence of a number of senior military officers.
1953: the first broadcast of a public television station in the United States, KUHT, is made from the campus of the University of Houston .
1955 : In the town of Udall, Kansas, an F5 tornado
kills 80 people and injures 273. 1957 : in Rome ( Italy ) the European Parliament
is created . 1961 : In the United States, President John F. Kennedy announces after a special session of Congress that his government is ready to begin the project that will take humans to the Moon before the end of the decade ( Apollo Program
1961: Prince Hussein of Jordan marries the British Antoinette Gardiner (called Princess Muna al-Hussein
, b.1941). 1962 : in an artificial well, 193 meters underground, in the area U9b of the Nevada Atomic Test Site (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas ), at 7:00 (local time) United States detonates his atomic bomb # 246, White , of 8 kilotons
. 1963 : in Addis Ababa ( Ethiopia ) the Organization of African Unity
is founded . 1966 : The first dazibao (huge political propaganda poster) is hung at Peking University during the Maoist Cultural Revolution .
1966 : As part of the Explorer program , the United States launches the Explorer 32
satellite . 1967 : In the town of Naksalbari , in the state of West Bengal , the Indian government orders the police to machine-gun protesting peasants, killing 3 men, 6 women and 2 children. This will give rise to the Naksalite insurgency , of Maoist
extraction . 1973 : In Argentina , Héctor Cámpora , the first elected president since the string of dictatorships and pseudo-democratic governments (who won elections because 60% of voters had been banned
since 1955), assumed the presidency .
1973: At Cape Canaveral , the United States launches Skylab 2 (with Pete Conrad , Paul Weitz and Joseph Kerwin ) to repair the damage to the Skylab
space station .
1973: in London (United Kingdom), the musician Mike Oldfield releases the album Tubular Bells
. 1977 : The film Star wars is released (Later renamed Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
). 1979 : in Chicago (United States), a DC-10 plane crashes during takeoff from O'Hare International Airport
. All 271 people on board and 2 people on land are killed.
1979: in Florida
(United States) John Spenkelink is executed in the first non-voluntary legal execution in the last ten years. 1981 : an alliance is created in Riyadh between countries of the Middle East : Bahrain , Kuwait , Oman , Qatar , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
. 1982 : in the Falklands War the Air Force South of the Air Force Argentina sank the British destroyer HMS Coventry , and Task Force 80 of the Armada Argentina caused irreparable damage to the container ship Atlantic Conveyor
. 1982 : is released in UK The Wall (film) a musical based on the album The Wall published in 1979
. 1983 : The film Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi is released
. 1985 : in Vatican City , Pope John Paul II grants the title of cardinal to 28 prelates, among which the Archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua stands out . Miguel Obando y Bravo , SDB and the Nigerian Francis Arinze
1985: Bangladesh is hit by a tropical cyclone
that kills more than 10,000. 1992 : in the cathedral of Palermo (Sicily) , thousands of people attend the funeral of judge Giovanni Falcone (1939-1992), assassinated for initiating (on November 5 , 1985
) a macro-process against 709 gangsters.
1992: The first episode of the series Shortland Street is released
. 1993 : in Guatemala , a coup d'état overthrows Guatemalan President Jorge Serrano (el Serranazo
). Later it will be known that it was a self-coup.
1993: The Spanish singer-songwriter José Luis Perales , publishes his Wonderful People
. 1995 : in the Bosnian city of Tuzla
, the army massacres 72 young people. 1997 : In Sierra Leone , the militia replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with military chief Johnny Paul Koromah
. 1999 : The United States Government publishes the Cox Report , detailing China's
nuclear espionage against this country over the past two decades. 2000 : In Lebanon , the invading Israeli
army withdraws from various areas after 22 years of occupation (Lebanon Liberation Day). 2001 : On Mount Everest ( Nepal
), Americans Erik Weihenmayer (32 years old) and Sherman Bull (64 years old) respectively become the first blind person and the oldest person to have climbed the highest peak in the world. world.
2001: 100 years since the founding of River Plate
. 2002 : in the Straits of Taiwan , a plane of the airline China Airlines
disintegrates in the air and falls into the sea. All 225 people on board die. 2003 : in Buenos Aires, Néstor Kirchner assumes the presidency (in advance), replacing the interim president Eduardo Duhalde
. 2004 : New versions of The Sims go on sale in the United States : The Sims more alive than ever , The Sims House Party and The Sims on vacation
. 2005 : Liverpool FC
wins the European Soccer Cup for the fifth time.
2005: on Rufino González street, in the Simancas neighborhood, San Blas district (in Madrid ), at 9:30 a.m. a car bomb of the terrorist group ETA
explodes with about 20 kg of explosives. 2007 : in Moscow , the Ostankino Tower
suffers a fire for the second time. 2008 : the Phoenix probe lands on the planet Mars
in search of biological evidence. 2009 : North Korea conducts its second nuclear test
. 2010 : Argentina celebrates the bicentennial of the May Revolution
. 2011 : in Chicago (United States), the television program The Oprah Winfrey Show
ends its broadcasts . 2012 : the Dragon ship settles on the International Space Station
. 2013 : Lunar eclipse of May 2013
2013: Bayern Munich win the UEFA Champions League against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley
2014: Universitario de Sucre wins the 2013-14 Clausura Tournament after drawing against Sport Boys Warnes
1 to 1, obtaining their second LFPB title. 2014 : in Spain and in other countries of the European Union elections to the European Parliament are held . In them, for the first time, Podemos
gets representation. 2018 : The film Han Solo: A Star Wars Story is released , exactly 41 years after the premiere of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
2018: Colombia becomes part of the OECD
, becoming the 36th member to be part of this economic cooperation organization. 2018: In the European Union, the General Data Protection Regulation is implemented.
2018: Shawn Mendes releases his third studio album, Shawn Mendes (album)
. 2019 : in Seville , at the Benito Villamarín stadium , Valencia Club de Fútbol raises its 8th Copa del Rey in its centenary, after goals from Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo Moreno defeating FC Barcelona
2-1. 2019: Las Vegas se celebra el evento inaugural pay-per-view de All Elite Wrestling Titulado " Double or Nothing". 2020 : Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin suffocates African American George Floyd , killing him
. Births 1048 : Song Shenzong
, Chinese emperor (d. 1085). 1320 : Toghon Temür
, Mongol Emperor (d. 1370). 1334 : Sukō
, Japanese emperor (d. 1398). 1458 : Mahmud Begada
, Indian Sultan (d. 1511). 1485 : Blas Ortiz
, Spanish inquisitor and author (d. 1552). 1625 : Gaspar Téllez-Girón y Sandoval
, Spanish aristocrat and military man (d. 1694). 1713 : John Stuart
, British politician and prime minister (d. 1792). 1749 : Gregorio Funes
, Argentine priest and politician (d. 1829). 1787 : José María Bocanegra
, Mexican politician (d. 1862). 1803 : Edward Bulwer-Lytton , British novelist, playwright and politician, author of The Last Days of Pompeii
1803 - Ralph Waldo Emerson
, American poet and philosopher (d. 1882). 1812 : Filippo Pacini
, Italian doctor (f. 1883). 1818 : Jacob Burckhardt
, Swiss historian and academic (d. 1897).
1818: Louise de Broglie
, French essayist, biographer and aristocrat (d. 1882). 1826: Ralph T. H. Griffith indólogo británico (f. 1906). 1846 : Naim Frasheri
, Albanian-Turkish poet and translator (d. 1900). 1853 : Elena Maseras
, Spanish physician (d. 1900). 1856 : Louis Franchet d'Espèrey
, general argelino-francés (f. 1942). 1860 : James McKeen Cattell
, American psychologist and academic (d. 1944). 1865 : John Mott
, American religious and diplomat, main promoter of the Young Men's Christian Association, and Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1946 (d. 1955).
1865: Pieter Zeeman
, Dutch physicist and academic, 1902 Nobel Laureate in Physics (d. 1943) 1866 : Digno Núñez
, Ecuadorian businessman and politician (d. 1949). 1867 : Anders Peter Nielsen
, Danish sports shooter (d. 1950). 1874 : Abraham Oyanedel
, Chilean politician (d. 1954). 1878 : Bill Robinson
, American actor and dancer (d. 1949). 1882 : Marie Doro
, American actress (d. 1956). 1886 : Rash Behari Bose
, Indian military and activist (d. 1945). 1887 : Pio of Pietrelcina
, Italian religious and priest canonized by the Catholic Church (f. 1968).
1897: Gene Tunney
, boxer and American military man (d. 1978). 1888 : Miles Malleson
, British actor and screenwriter (d. 1969). 1889 : Günther Lütjens
, German admiral (d. 1941).
1889: Igor Sikorsky
, Russian aviation pioneer and engineer (d. 1972). 1899 : Kazi Nazrul Islam
, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher (d. 1976). 1903 : Binnie Barnes
, British actress and singer (d. 1998). 1905 : Antônio Caringi
, Brazilian sculptor (d. 1981). 1907 : U Nu
, Burmese politician and prime minister (d. 1995). 1908 : Theodore Roethke
, American poet (b. 1963). 1910 : Concha Linares-Becerra
, Spanish novelist (d. 2009). 1912 : Isidro Lángara
, Spanish soccer player (d. 1992). 1913 : Heinrich Bär
, German colonel and pilot (d. 1957). 1917: Steve Cochran, actor estadounidense (f. 1965). 1918 : Ángel de Andrés
, Spanish comic actor (f. 2006).
1918: Henry Calvin , American actor and baritone, Sergeant García in the television series El Zorro
1918: Horacio Casarín
, Mexican soccer player (d. 2005).
, Mexican comedian (d. 1977). 1920 : Urbano Navarrete
, Spanish cardinal (d. 2010). 1921 : Hal David
, American singer-songwriter (b. 2012).
1921: Jack Steinberger
, German-American physicist, 1988 Nobel laureate in physics. 1922 : Enrico Berlinguer
, Italian Communist leader (f. 1984). 1925 : Rosario Castellanos
, Mexican poet and writer (d. 1974).
1925: Aldo Clementi
, Italian compositor (f. 2011).
1925: Jeanne Crain
, American actress (b. 2003).
1925: Berto Fontana
, Uruguayan actor and theater director (d. 2017).
1925: José María Gatica
, Argentine boxer (d. 1963).
1925: Claude Pinoteau
, French filmmaker and screenwriter (d. 2012).
1925: Alekséi Túpolev
, Soviet aeronautical designer (d. 2001). 1926: Claude Akins, actor estadounidense (f. 1994).
1926: Phyllis Gotlieb
, Canadian writer and poet (d. 2009).
1926: Bill Sharman
, American basketball player (d. 2013). 1927 : Robert Ludlum
, American novelist and military man (d. 2001). 1927 : Norman Petty
, American singer, songwriter, pianist, and producer (d. 1984). 1929 : Beverly Sills
, American soprano and actress (d. 2007). 1931 : Irwin Winkler
, American filmmaker and producer. 1932 : John Gregory Dunne
, American novelist, screenwriter and critic (d. 2003).
1932: KC Jones
, American basketball player and coach. 1938 : Rodolfo Bebán
, Argentine actor.
1938: Franco Bonisolli
, Italian tenor (f. 2003).
1938: Raymond Carver
, American short story writer and poet (d. 1988). 1939 : Ferdinand Bracke
, Belgian cyclist. 1939 : Dixie Carter
, American actress and singer (d. 2010).
1939: Ian McKellen
, British actor.
1941: Vladimir Voronin
, Moldovan economist and politician, 3rd president of his country. 1942 : Marcos Mundstock
, Argentine comedian and musician, member of the Les Luthiers group (f. 2020). 1943 : Jessi Colter
, American singer, songwriter and pianist.
1943: John Palmer
, British keyboardist.
1943: Leslie Uggams
, American actress and singer. 1944 : Frank Oz
, Anglo-American actor, director and puppeteer. 1947 : Lluís Pujol
, Spanish soccer player. 1948 : Klaus Meine
, German rock singer and songwriter, of the band Scorpions. 1949 : Vicente Pernía
, Argentine soccer player.
1949: Víctor Palomo
, Spanish motorcycle racer (d. 1985).
1949: Jamaica Kincaid
, Antigua novelist, short story writer, essayist and poet.
1949: Barry Windsor-Smith
, British painter and illustrator. 1950 : Robby Steinhardt
, American violinist and rock singer. 1951 : Bob Gale
, American director, producer and screenwriter. 1952 : Jeffrey Bewkes
, American businessman.
1952: Susana Pérez
, Cuban actress.
1952: Petar Stoyanov
, Bulgarian politician and president. 1953 : Eve Ensler
, American playwright.
1953: Daniel Passarella
, Argentine footballer.
1953: Stan Sakai , American-Japanese cartoonist, creator of Usagi Yojimbo
1953: Gaetano Scirea
, Italian football player (f. 1989). 1955 : Carlos Lobo
, Argentine soccer player.
1955: Gustavo Garzón
, Argentine actor.
1955: Connie Sellecca
, American actress. 1957 : Alastair Campbell
, British journalist and writer.
1957: Robert Picard
, Canadian ice hockey player. 1958 : Adolfo Fernández
, Spanish actor.
1958: Paul Weller
, singer, musician and British rock composer, of the band The Jam. 1959 : Daniel Francisco Cabeza de Vaca
, Mexican politician. 1960 : Amy Klobuchar
, lawyer and American politician. 1963 : Mike Myers
, Canadian actor, singer, producer and screenwriter.
1963: Adela Micha
, Mexican journalist and host. 1964 : Ivan Bella
, Slovak colonel, pilot and astronaut.
1964: Ray Stevenson
, British actor 1965 : Amparo Llanos
, Spanish music, from the band Dover.
1965: Harris Whitbeck
, Guatemalan communicator.
1965: Simon Fowler
, British musician.
1965: Yahya Jammeh
, Gambian colonel, politician and president. 1967 : Poppy Z. Brite
, American writer. 1968 : Kendall Gill
, American basketball player, boxer and sportscaster. 1969 : Glen Drover
, Canadian guitarist, of the band Megadeth.
, Spanish guitarist, of the bands Ska-P and No-Relax.
1969: Anne Heche
, American actress.
1969: Stacy London
, American journalist and writer.
1969: Josu Uribe
, Spanish soccer coach. 1970 : Jamie Kennedy
, American actor, producer, and screenwriter. 1971 : Stefano Baldini
, Italian corredor.
1971: Justin Henry
, American actor. 1972 : Karan Johar
, Indian actor, director, producer and screenwriter.
1972: Octavia Spencer
, American actress and writer. 1973 : Daz Dillinger
, American rapper and producer.
1973: Molly Sims
, American model and actress. 1974 : Dougie Freedman
, British footballer and coach.
1974: Frank Klepacki
, American drummer and composer.
1974: Christian Riganò
, Italian football player. 1975 : Chris Durán
, French singer.
1975: Victoria Foust
, pianist rusa
1975: Keiko Fujimori
, Peruvian politician.
1975: Lauryn Hill
, American singer. 1976 : Sandra Nasic
, German singer, of the band Guano Apes.
1976: Erki Pütsep
, ciclista estonio. 1976: Ethan Suplee, actor estadounidense.
1976: Miguel Zepeda
, Mexican soccer player. 1977 : Alberto Del Rio
, mixed martial artist and Mexican fighter.
1977: Alberto Rodríguez
, Mexican wrestler. 1978 : Adam Gontier
, Canadian singer and guitarist
1978: Brian Urlacher
, American footballer. 1979 : Hideaki Sorachi
, Japanese mangaka.
1979: Carlos Bocanegra
, American soccer player.
1979: Monica Keena
, American actress.
1979: Nacho Novo
, Spanish footballer.
1979: Jonny Wilkinson
, British rugby player.
1979: Martin Jiránek
, Czech football player. 1980 : David Navarro
, Spanish footballer. 1981 : Michalis Pelekanos
, Greek basketball player. 1982 : Daniel Braaten
, Norwegian footballer.
1982: Roger Guerrero
, Polish soccer player.
1982: Ezekiel Kemboi
, Kenyan runner. 1984 : Marion Raven
, Norwegian singer-songwriter, of the band M2M. 1985 : Luciana Abreu
, Portuguese singer and actress.
1985: Joe Anoa'i
, professional wrestler.
1985: Demba Ba
, Senegalese footballer.
1985: Roman Reigns
, American football player and American wrestler.
1985: Alexis Texas
, American porn actress. 1986 : Yoan Gouffrán
, French footballer.
1986: Neon Hitch
, British singer and songwriter.
1986: Geraint Thomas
, British cyclist. 1987 : Timothy Derijck
, futbolista belga. 1988 : Cameron van der Burgh
, South African swimmer. 1990 : Bo Dallas
, American wrestler. 1991 : Guy Lawrence
, British musician, of the band Disclosure. 1993 : Timo Letschert
, Dutch footballer. 1994 : Aly Raisman
, American gymnast. 1995 : José Luis Gayà
, Spanish footballer. 1998 : Go Hatano
, Japanese footballer.
1998: Jorge Carrascal
, Colombian soccer player. 1999 : Brec Bassinger
, American actress.
1999: Vitali Mykolenko
, Ukrainian footballer. 2001 : Chloe Lukasiak
, American actress and model. Deaths 615 : Boniface IV
, Pope of the Catholic Church (nc 550). 675 : Li Hong
, Chinese prince (b.652). 709 : Aldhelm
, bishop, poet and English scholar (b. 639). 916 : Flann Sinna
, Irish military man, King of Meath (b.847). 939 : Yao Yanzhang
, general chino. 986 : Abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi
, astrónomo persa (n. 903). 992 : Miecislaus I
, first Polish prince (b.935). 994 : Fujiwara no Michinobu
, Japanese poet and courtier (b.972). 1085 : Gregory VII
, Italian pope (b.1020). 1261 : Alexander IV
(Rinaldo de Segni), pope between 1254 and 1261 (nc 1199). 1555 : Henry II
, King of Navarre (b.1503). 1552 : Blas Ortiz
, Spanish author and inquisitor (b. 1485). 1555 : Regnier Gemma Frisius
, French astronomer, cartographer and mathematician (b.1508). 1595 : Valens Acidalius
, German poet Critical y (n. 1567).
1595: Felipe Neri
, Italian priest canonized by the Catholic Church (b. 1515). 1681 : Pedro Calderón de la Barca
, Spanish playwright and poet (b. 1600). 1693 : Madame de La Fayette
, French writer (b.1634). 1786 : Pedro III of Portugal
, Portuguese King (b. 1717). 1789 : Anders Dahl
, Swedish botanist and physician (b. 1751). 1805 - William Paley
, British utilitarian philosopher, priest and theologian (b. 1743). 1848 : Annette von Droste-Hülshoff
, German poet, writer and composer (b. 1797). 1849 : Benjamin D'Urban
, British general and politician, Governor of British Guiana (b. 1777). 1862 : Juana Azurduy
, Bolivian independence guerrilla patriot (b. 1780). 1865 : Magdalena Sofía Barat
, French nun (b. 1779). 1899 : Rosa Bonheur
, French realist painter and sculptor (b. 1822). 1899 : Emilio Castelar
, Spanish politician (b. 1832). 1903 : Mayía Rodríguez
, Cuban soldier (b. 1849). 1917 : Maksim Bahdanovič
, Belarusian poet and critic (b. 1891). 1919 - Madam CJ Walker
, American businesswoman and philanthropist (b. 1867). 1924 : Federico Boyd
, Panamanian politician and president (b. 1851). 1924 : Lyubov Popova
, Russian painter and illustrator (b. 1889). 1926 : Symon Petlura
, Ukrainian politician (b. 1879). 1932 - Franz von Hipper
, German admiral (b. 1863). 1933 : José María Vargas Vila
, Colombian novelist (b. 1860). 1934 - Gustav Holst
, British trombonist, composer and educator (b. 1874).
1934: Julio Martín
, Swiss-Argentine businessman, industrialist and pioneer (d. 1934). 1937 : Henry Ossawa Tanner
, American painter and illustrator (n. 1859). 1939 - Frank Watson Dyson
, British astronomer and academic (b. 1868). 1940 : Corisco
, Brazilian cangaceiro (n. 1907).
1940: Joe De Grasse
, American filmmaker (b. 1873). 1942 : Emanuel Feuermann
, Ukrainian cellist and teacher (b.1902). 1945 : Rafael Estrella Ureña
, Dominican president (b. 1889). 1946 : Marcel Petiot
, French serial killer (b.1897). 1948 : Witold Pilecki
, Polish officer and leader of the resistance against the Nazis (b.1901).
1948: Mercedes Sirvén Pérez
, Cuban pharmacist and military man (b. 1872). 1951 : Paula von Preradović
, Croatian poet and writer (b. 1887). 1952 : Ettore Tolomei
, Italian nationalist (b.1865). 1954 : Robert Capa
, Hungarian war photographer and journalist (b.1913). 1955 : Juan Vigón
, Spanish military man (b. 1880). 1965 : Aleck Rice Miller
(Sonny Boy Williamson II), American singer-songwriter of blues (n. 1899). 1968 : Georg von Küchler
, German field marshal (b. 1881). 1972 : Asta Nielsen
, Danish actress (b. 1881). 1974 : Arturo Jauretche
, Argentine politician and writer (b.1901). 1975 : Eudoro Melo
, Uruguayan writer and politician (b. 1889). 1977 : Eugenia Ginzburg
(72), Russian writer who spent 18 years sentenced in the Gulag (b.1904). 1981 : Armando de Armas Romero
, Cuban painter (b.1914). 1981 : Ruby Payne-Scott
, Australian physicist and astronomer (b.1912). 1985 : Raúl Borrás
, Argentine politician, Minister of Defense of Raúl Alfonsín (b. 1933). 1988 : Ernst Ruska
, German physicist, Nobel laureate in physics in 1986 (b.1906). 1990 : Vic Tayback
, American actor (n. 1930). 1992 : Javier Basilio
, Spanish journalist (b. 1928). 1994 : Sonny Sharrock
, American guitarist of jazz (n. 1940). 1995 : Élie Bayol
, French racing driver (b.1914).
1995: Krešimir Ćosić
, Croatian basketball player and coach (b. 1948). 1996 : Renzo De Felice
, Italian historian and writer (b. 1929). 1996 : Bradley Nowell
, singer and guitarist American, of the band Sublime (b. 1968).
1996: Barney Wilen
, French jazz musician (b.1937). 2000 : Nicholas Clay
, British actor (b. 1946). 2003 : Sloan Wilson
, American writer and poet (b.1920). 2005 : Zoran Mušič
, Slovenian painter and illustrator (b. 1909). 2006 : Desmond Dekker
, Jamaican musician (b. 1941).
2006: Aída Luz
, Argentine actress (b.1917). 2007 : Charles Nelson Reilly
, American actor, comedian and director (b.1931). 2008 : Geremi González
, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1975).
2008: Ítalo Argentino Luder
, Argentine politician (b.1916). 2010 : Alexander Belostenny
, Ukrainian basketball player (b. 1959).
2010: Rafa Galindo
, Venezuelan singer (b.1921).
2010: Gabriel Vargas
, Mexican painter and illustrator (n. 1915). 2011 : Lillian Adams
, American actress (b.1922).
2011: Leonora Carrington
, surrealist painter and Mexican writer of British origin (b. 1917). 2012 : Edoardo Mangiarotti
, Italian fencer and sports leader (b.1919).
2012: Beatrice Sparks
, American writer and therapist (b. 1917). 2013 : Mahendra Karma
, Indian politician (b.1950).
2013: Marshall Lytle
, American bassist and composer (b.1933).
2013: Nand Kumar Patel
, Indian politician (b. 1953). 2014 : Wojciech Jaruzelski
, Polish military and politician, first president of his country (b.1923).
2014: Herb Jeffries
, American singer and actor (b.1913).
2014: Matthew Saad Muhammad
, American boxer and trainer (b.1954).
2015: John M. Murphy
, American military and politician (b.1926). 2017 : Emili Vicente Vives
, Spanish soccer coach (b.1965). 2020 : Marcelo Campanal
, Spanish footballer (b.1932).
, Brazilian coach ( b.1956 ).
2020: Ricardo Barreda
, Argentine dentist and lawyer (b.1936).
2020: George Floyd
, security guard, American rapper (b.1973).
2020: Edith Aron
, German literary writer and translator (b.1923). Celebrations International Africa Day , commemorating the founding in 1963 of the Organization for African Unity , the forerunner of the African Union
. African Liberation Day : in Chad , Liberia , Mali , Mauritania , Namibia , Zambia and Zimbabwe
. Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories
Towel Day, in tribute to Douglas Adams , author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Geek Pride Day, in tribute to the
1977 Star Wars release .
International Tap Dance Day , in honor of the birth of Bill Robinson Argentina : May Revolution
(first national government). Bolivia : Civic anniversary of the Department of Chuquisaca , in commemoration of the First Libertarian Cry of Latin America , given in the Revolution of Chuquisaca in 1809
. Colombia : Day of the victims of sexual violence. [ 1 ]
Spain : El Salvador
: Cosmetologist Day. Honduras : Day of the Journalist Hondureño, 1830. [ 2 ]
United States : National Wine Day. [ 3 ]
: Urbanas Diena festival. Lebanon
: Liberation Day (2000). Mexico : Public Accountant Day , remembering the delivery of the first title of "commercial accountant" to Fernando Díez Barroso in 1907
: Youth Day. Venezuela
: Day of the national anthem. World Day Against Fascism Catholic saints See also References external links