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Today's Anniversary: ​​Held on March 11 | Events in Argentina and around the world

Today's Anniversary: ​​Held on March 11 |  Events in Argentina and around the world

In Anniversary of 11th March These events that happened on a day like today in Argentina and around the world stand out:

1842. Leandro n. Alem was born

Radical Civic Union founder Leandro N. Alem was born. The son of a Kobe farmer who was hanged after the fall of Rosas, Alem (his real last name was Alen, and it changed after his father's death) was active in the Autonomist Party and later in the Republican Party. After retiring from politics, he returned to oppose Miguel Juárez Selman. He led the Park Revolution, from which the Civic Union would be born. A subsequent dispute with Bartolome Miter led to a split: Miter formed the National Civic Union, while Alem formed the country's oldest party, the UCR. In 1893 he led a radical revolution that failed, and then clashes with his son-in-law Hippolyto Yiricoyan began. On July 1, 1896, at the age of 54, he shot himself in the temple, depressed by the slippage of his party.. He abandoned his famous political manifesto, in which he declared that his party should “break but not bend”.

1851. Verdi premieres Rigoletto

Giuseppe dedicated himself with Verdi's first scene Rigoletto in Venice. An adaptation of an opera play The king is amusedVictor Hugo. To avoid problems with censorship, the action moved from 16th-century France to Mantua at the same time., the names of the characters were changed: instead of King Francis I, the fictional Duke of Mantua; Instead of Jester Triboulet, Jester Rigoletto. fame Rigoletto It was immediate and placed Verdi as the major Italian composer of the moment..

1921. Birth of Piazzolla

Aster Piazzolla was born in Mar del Plata. She moved with her family to New York as a child, where she met Carlos Cardel. He was already playing pantone, and back in Argentina, he joined Anibal Troilo's band. An iconoclast of tango, he traveled to France in 1954 to study with Nadia Boulanger.. On his return, he formed the revolutionary Octetto Buenos Aires, then the First Quintet. Together with Horacio Ferrer he created “Operacita”. Maria of Buenos Aires and “Balada para un loco”, followed by other songs such as “Chiquilín de Bachín” and “Balada para mi muerte”. In the 70s he formed Nonet and the Electronic Octet, before returning to one of the world's most acclaimed groups, the Quintet, in the 80s.. After its dissolution, he formed a short-lived sextet. He suffered a stroke in Paris in 1990. He lay prostrate, unable to recover. Considered one of Argentina's greatest musicians and with worldwide acclaim, he died in Buenos Aires in 1992.

1973. Gambora wins election

Presidential Elections Hector J. Consecrate the Gambora. Although Juan Domingo Perón cannot run because he does not live in the country, they are the first elections in 18 years in which Peronism can participate unhindered. Peronism can no longer be ignored, but Peron cannot be allowed into the political game, and the attempt with the Lanus dictatorship results in the candidacy of Campora, the general's representative. The Justice Liberation Front's votes are close to 50 percent. Extremism abandons the final run and Campora is elected president. The slogan “Cambora to government, Peron to power” becomes a reality.

1980. Julio de Caro dies

Julio de Caro died in Mar del Plata. He was born in 1899 in Buenos Aires. In the early 1930s he played a key role in the revival of tango that eclipsed Guardia Vieja. Popularized the violin-cornetIt thereby amplified the sound of the stringed instrument.

1990. Chile Returns to Democracy

Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship ends in Chile. Patricio Aylwin of the Christian Democratic Party was sworn in as chancellor. The regime that began on September 11, 1973 was marked by its brutality, culminating in thousands of disappeared and exiled people. Pinochet retained leadership of the military until 1998 and the brand new democracy was established by a subtle transition.. The day after his inauguration, the tension is marked Aylwin addresses a crowd at the National Stadium (formerly a concentration camp of the dictatorship) And he should stop mentioning the military in his speech.

2004. The Atocha Attacks

Terror attack in Madrid. A series of blasts on four trains at the Atocha terminal station killed 193 people. In addition, more than 2 thousand people were injured in the biggest terrorist attack in Spanish and European history. José María Aznar's conservative government is quick to say the attack was carried out by ETA, with three days to go before general elections.. However, within a few hours Islamist groups linked to the Al-Qaeda network are clearly behind the massacre, in response to the Aznar government's role in the invasion of Iraq. The Socialist Party, led by José Luis Rodríguez Sabatero, defeated the Popular Party candidate and Aznar's leader, Mariano Rajoy.

2011. Earthquake and Disaster in Fukushima

Earthquake in Japan. It reaches 9 degrees on the Richter scale 130 kilometers from the coast and results in a devastating tsunami with over 15 thousand deaths. As a result, the Fukushima nuclear power plant exploded. This event reaches the same level as the Chernobyl accident in 1986.

2020. The coronavirus becomes a pandemic

The World Health Organization has declared a pandemic status due to the spread of the novel coronavirus that emerged in China in December 2019.. The same day, the United States ordered the closure of its borders with Europe for thirty days and cut off air traffic. Italy is already the main epicenter of Covid-19 in Europe and Argentina has instituted mandatory quarantine for those returning from high-risk areas.

2022. Goodbye to Gerardo Rosin

Journalist and TV anchor Gerardo Rosin He dies at the age of 51. He was born in Rosario in 1970. He worked in Rosario I12 and later, settled in Buenos Aires. Pres. He conducted several cycles and was in charge of the program in his last years Morphy.