in the Forecast for August 9 The following events in Argentina and the world on a day like today stand out.
1922. Philip Larkin is born
Birth of British poet Philip Larkin, one of the best of the 20th century. He began publishing after World War II. Some of his poetic works include: north ship, small deception, pentecost wedding and high window.he also wrote a novel Jill and winter girlwas a jazz critic. Daily Telegraph. He died of esophageal cancer in 1985..
1936. Jesse Owens’ feat at the Berlin Games
Jesse Owens Completed a great performance at the Berlin Olympics Winning a gold medal in the 4/100 relay and setting a world record. On August 3, he won the 100m. The next day, she won the gold medal in the long jump and won the 200m final on August 5. The four gold medals are unprecedented. Carl Lewis equaled his feat in the same event at the 1984 Los Angeles Games..Alabama-born, 22-year-old black athlete, Owens’ victory disparages Nazism and Hitler, and aspires to Aryan dominance in the sport.
(1945Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki)
B-29 bockcarUS Air Force drops second atomic bomb on Nagasaki. A few days before the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. The second nuclear attack in history, and the last to date. Nearly 40,000 dead, 25,000 injured in Japanese cities. Radiation deaths are increasing year by year.
1967.The tragic death of Joe Orton
British playwright Joe Orton He was killed with a hammer on the head by his partner Kenneth Halliwell, who soon killed himself with drugs. At 34, Orton caused a scandal in a black comedyas villain on the stairsto the remnant, booty and what the butler saw. He also wrote four of his novels, published after his death, two of which he co-authored with Halliwell.
1969. Cielo Drive Crime
At 1050 Cielo Drive in Beverly Hills, perhaps the most horrific crime of the 20th century took place.At the instigation of Charles Manson, three members of his cult known as family, enters the home of record producer Terry Melcher (son of actress Doris Day), who had turned down Manson’s music project. Melcher was not home. Manson sent three men who found actress Sharon Tate, hairdresser Jay Sebring, and several of Tate’s friends, Abigail Folger and Wojciech Frykowski.. Her Tate was eight months pregnant and her husband, filmmaker Roman Polanski, was in London at the time. They killed four people with knives and bullets. Stephen Parent was murdered meters away before entering her home.The next day another group family Murdered supermarket executive Reno LaBianca in his home. The killer was caught, just like Manson. They avoid the death penalty and receive life imprisonment. Manson died in prison at age 83 in 2017.
1975. Dmitri Shostakovich dies
Russian musician Dmitri Shostakovich He died in Moscow at the age of 68. Born in St. Petersburg in 1906, he was one of the leading Russian composers of the 20th century. his 15 symphonies are the highlight of his workwith the opera nose and Mtsenk’s “Lady Macbeth” (which introduced him to Stalinism for the first time), 15 string quartets and 2 piano concertos.
2013. Eduardo Farou passes away
One of the great figures of Argentine folklore dies at 90. Eduardo Fal. Born in Salta, he formed an extraordinary duo with the poet Jaime Davalos. Classics such as ‘Vidala del nominador’, ‘Tonada del viejo amor’ and ‘Zamba de la Candelaria’ were born from their union. musicalized The Romance of Juan Lavalle’s Deathco-authored with Ernesto Sabato.
Furthermore, it International Indigenous Dayand the International day of solidarity with women’s struggles in South Africa and Namibiaand in Argentina, special education teachers day.