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Today’s Anniversary: ​​Occurred on October 4 | Events in Argentina and around the world

Today’s Anniversary: ​​Occurred on October 4 |  Events in Argentina and around the world

In October 4th These events that happened on a day like today in Argentina and around the world stand out:

1878. The conquest of the desert began

The National Congress approves legislation appropriating items for the fund Conquest of the Desert, a war of extermination unleashed by General Julio Argentino Roca against the natives of Patagonia. LLand grabs ensured control of territory south of the Colorado River, and created large plantations in the hands of a small group of ranchers..

1917. Birth of Violetta Barra

Born in San Carlos, Chile Violeta Barra. One of the key figures in Latin American culture, He left behind a corpus of songs that are fundamental to the continent’s popular music. Author of songs like “El guillatún”, “Thanks to life”, “Arriba quemando el sol”, “Rin del Angelito”, “Volver a los 17”, “La carta”, “Run se fue p’al norte”, his Most of the most popular songs appear Latest songsAlbum released in 1966. He committed suicide in 1967.

1970. Janis Joplin dies

Heroin overdose victim dies Janis Joplin At the age of 27 in a hotel in Los Angeles. The American singer left $2,500 in her will to organize a party for her friends. Performed at Woodstock. Along with Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison, the four who died between 1969 and 1971, all aged 27, he was part of a gallery of tragic rock deaths in the late ’60s and early ’70s. His story is the basis of the film Rose.

1971. Pablo Trapero is born

is born Pablo TraperoOne of the innovators of Argentine cinema so far this century. He marveled at his first job, Crane WorldPublished in 1999. Such titles came later Buenos Aires, Carancho, Elephant White And ClanIt won him the Silver Lion at the 2015 Venice Film Festival. His latest film peace.

1982. Glen Gould died

He dies at the age of 50 Glen GouldCanadian pianist in 1956 shocked with His record Goldberg Variations By Bach. From the mid-60s he avoided concert halls to devote himself to recording in the studio.

2009. Farewell to Mercedes Sosa

He died at the age of 74 Mercedes Sosa, the greatest voice of Argentine folklore. He was born in 1935 in San Miguel de Tucuman. He recorded such iconic albums. Argentinian women and exiled. His return in 1982 drew crowds to the opera theatre. They saw her at the Congress, where the procession of friends and admirers was incessant.

2015. First Presidential Debate in Argentina

The first presidential debate in Argentine history. Mauricio Macri, Sergio Massa, Nicolás del Caño, Margarita Stolbizer and Adolfo Rodríguez are facing each other, five of the six candidates who exceeded 1.5 percent in the August PASO. Official candidate Daniel Cioli did not participate. Yes, he will debate Macri in a second debate before the November runoff.

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2015. Eduardo Pawlowski passed away

At the age of 81 Eduardo Pawlowski died. An actor and playwright, he was a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. In his production, works like Red red balloons, power, Pablo And Mr. Calindus. Saw it in the cinema Winter quarters, War boys, Cartel’s exile And the cloudAmong other products.

Also, this World Animal DayPresented by the World Organization for Animal Welfare.