In ephemeris of april 20 These events that happened on a day like today in Argentina and around the world stand out:
● 1889. In Braunau am Inn, Austria was born adolf hitler. He fought during the First World War before founding the National Socialist Party, which brought together all the extreme right formations. Imprisoned for the failed 1923 coup in Munich, he spent a year in prison, where he wrote my struggle. Positions rose through the ranks with the economic crisis. An agreement with the Conservatives named him Chancellor in 1933. After the Reichstag fire, he began his repressive policy. He established a totalitarian, racist and anti-Semitic state. With the remilitarization of the Rhineland, he openly violated the Treaty of Versailles. Entrenched in the propaganda of his regime, he annexed Austria and the Sudetenland. With the invasion of Poland, he started the Second War, during which he perpetrated the Holocaust. He survived an attack in 1944. On the verge of defeat, he committed suicide in the Chancellery bunker, as Berlin was about to fall into Soviet hands, ten days after his 56th birthday.
● 1908. The vibraphonist was born Lionel Hampton, one of the great jazz musicians. He accompanied Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa. He was active until the mid-1990s. He died in 2002.
● 1965. Alfredo Palacios dies at 86. In 1904, he had become the first socialist American congressman. He returned to obtain a seat in 1912. He was elected national senator in 1932 and participated in the Constitutional Convention of 1957. In addition, the Liberating Revolution appointed him ambassador to Uruguay. He was a presidential candidate for socialism in 1958. In 1961, he returned to the Senate and two years later he was elected nationally. He held a seat in the lower house at the time of his death.
● 1970. The poet paul cellan commits suicide by jumping into the Seine in Paris, at the age of 49. He was born in Chernivtsi, Romania, and his real name was Paul Ancel. He turned his surname into an anagram and was one of the great German poets of the 20th century. During World War II, he was a prisoner in a concentration camp and lost his parents to the Nazis. Celan’s literary career began in 1948 with the publication of The sand of the polls. other books are poppy and memory, From threshold to threshold Yes breath twist.
● 1983. At 77, he dies Pierre Quartucci. As a boxer, he won a bronze medal at the Paris Olympic Games in 1924. He then moved on to cinema and made dozens of films. However, he would be remembered most for his role on television, as a father in the falcon familyIn the 60s.
● 1992. Concert tribute to Freddie Mercury at Wembley, where funds are raised for the fight against AIDS, five months after the death of the Queen singer. They act, among other things, george michaelElton John, David Bowie, Annie Lennox and Guns n’ Roses.
● 1993. At the age of 81, he dies cantinflas. The Mexican comic actor was born with the name of Mario Moreno. The character he brought to life made him a celebrity inside and outside of Mexico, from there is the detail. Came to Hollywood with Around the world in 80 days, which won him a Golden Globe. He played until the early 1980s, then retired. His character trait has become a verb. For the Royal Academy, cantinflear is “to speak or act madly and incongruously and without saying anything of substance”.
● 1999. Two teenagers aged 17 and 18 enter armed columbine high schoolin the state of Colorado and kills twelve students and a teacher. 27 other people are injured. The killers commit suicide. The massacre opens a debate on the control of guns and their free access in the United States. Its aspects were discussed in 2002 in the documentary Bowling for Columbineby Michael Moore.
● 2008. In the fifth presidential elections held in Paraguay since the fall of Alfedo Stroessner, Fernando Lugo wins at the head of an opposition alliance that overthrows the hegemonic Colorado party, which governs since 1947. Lugo, bishop of San Pedro, obtains 41% of the voices. He resigned from the diocese to devote himself to politics. Ruled until his removal in 2012in a controversial political trial. Today he is a senator.
● 2011. At 95, he dies Osvaldo Miranda. A radio, theatre, film and television actor, he was a leading man in productions of the 1940s and 1950s. He starred in films such as the old piggy bank, tomorrow I kill myself, Philip’s compound Yes The boys before didn’t use gel. On television, he starred in cycles such as the girl Yes My brother-in-law.
● 2020. to die Horace Fontovaat 73 years old. versatile artistHe was a musician, actor, humorist and cartoonist. Illustrated magazine The imaginary express in the second half of the 1970s. He became popular with the group Fontova y sus nephews and later accompanied Jorge Guinzburg in nothing is worse. By circumstance, he joined Les Luthiers to replace Daniel Rabinovich. published the storybook Moody and appeared in films Avalay Yes baby foot.
Moreover, it is the Cannabis Day.