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Today’s Anniversary: ​​Held on May 27 | Events in Argentina and around the world

Today’s Anniversary: ​​Held on May 27 |  Events in Argentina and around the world

In Anniversary of 27th May These events took place in Argentina and around the world on a day like today:

1840. Paganini dies

Italian scholar Niccolo BaganinHe died in Nice at the age of 57. He was born in Genoa in 1782. A violinist and composer, he was considered the greatest artist of his time, to the extent that he is said to have made a pact with the devil. He developed the modern violin technique. Among other works He left behind six concertos and 24 capricos for solo violinThe last of these gained great acclaim: it is one of the most virtuosic pieces ever written, and was a model for variations composed by other composers such as Rachmaninov.

1912. John Seaver is born

Born in Quincy, Massachusetts John Seaver. One of the greatest short story writers in North American literature, his collection of complete stories won the Pulitzer Prize in 1978. Author of novels like Bullet Park And Hawk. He died in 1982, shortly after turning 70. His letters and personal diaries have been published posthumously..

1923. Birth of Kissinger

In Furth, Germany, Henry Kissinger. Being of Jewish descent, Nazism forced his family to immigrate to America. He studied political science and became close to the Republican Party. He was Richard Nixon’s National Security Advisor.. From that position he negotiated the opening of relations with China and peace with Vietnam. For his part in the negotiations in Paris He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973. same year He became the Secretary of StateWhile promoting a military coup against Salvador Allende in Chile. He is accused of supporting the operation Condor, the oppressive network of dictators of the Southern Cone. Controversial person Real politicsHe was able to avoid legal action against him. On a smaller scale, the A campaign to withdraw the Nobel Prize No Wealthy. He died in 2023 at the age of one hundred.

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1942. Attack on Heydrich

Czechoslovak resistance strikes Reinhard HeydrichOne of the main perpetrators of so-called Nazism “The Butcher of Prague”. He was appointed Deputy Protector of Bohemia and Moravia in September 1941 at the age of 37, and devoted himself to subduing the enemy. He is the main executor of the mandate Night and fog, which described Nazi Germany’s method of persecuting its perceived enemies through enforced disappearance. He was also an organizer and high-ranking official at the Wannsee Conference, the January 1942 meeting that decided on the “Final Solution”: the mass deportation of Europe’s Jews from ghettos to extermination camps. His car was damaged by a bomb from a Czech ambush on the road. Heydrich was treated and seemed likely to recover from his injuries, but died of septicemia on 4 June.. Hitler gave him an honorable funeral in Berlin. In revenge for Heydrich’s death, The Nazis destroyed the town of Lidice where they killed 340 people.

1976. Raymundo Glazer dies

The dictatorship’s task force abducts filmmaker Raymundo Glazer at the gates of the Argentine Cinematographic Union.. Missing since then. Born in 1941, he focused on the documentary genre. In 1973 he filmed Traitors, a fictional feature in which he narrates the parable of a fictional Peronist union leader who goes from protecting bases to becoming part of a power network during the Prohibition. He was also responsible for the documentary Mexico, The Frozen Revolution. A member of the Communist Party, he later joined the Revolutionary Workers’ Party. He created the group Cine de la BaseAlong with other directors, he made a medium length film Neither Forget nor Forgive: 1972, Trelew Massacre. The date of his disappearance is commemorated in Argentina Documentary Day.

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2015. FIFAgate

explodes FIFAgateBiggest scandal in FIFA history. A group of leaders were arrested in Switzerland in the framework of an investigation promoted by the FBI. The investigation pointed to alleged corruption and multi-million dollar bribes in the awarding of television contracts and World Cup venues. Two days later, Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA presidentBut the pressure could lead to his downfall and that of UEFA president Michel Platini. Gianni Infantino will take over as World Football’s new boss in February 2016. The investigation progresses and implicates the late Julio Crondona and other Argentine leaders.