In 7th August Panchang These events are the most different from what happened today in Argentina and in the world:
1932. Juan Carlos Zabala wins the Olympic Marathon in Los Angeles
Argentina Juan Carlos Zavala Won the Olympic Marathon at the Los Angeles Games. Born in Rosario in 1911, he competed at the Berlin Olympics in the 10,000 meters and finished sixth. He died in 1983.
1941. Death of Natalio Botana
He lost his life as a result of injuries in a car accident Natalio Botana, The death in Jujuy at the age of 52 shocked him. Born in Uruguay in 1888, he revolutionized journalism in Buenos Aires with the founding of the newspaper reviewAs editor of the evening newspaper in 1913, he became the most powerful and influential media man in the country. Married to anarchist terrorist Salvadora Medina Onrubia, it was at his country home in Don Torcuato that Mexican artist David Alfaro Siqueiros painted the mural plastic exercise, Botana’s first grandson was born in 1939 under the name Ral Demonte Botana, and would be known universally as Copi.
1942. Birth of Carlos Monzon
Carlos Monzon Born in Santa Fe. From humble origins, he went on to become the most important boxer in Argentina. He established himself as the world middleweight champion in 1970 and retired undefeated in 1977 after 14 fights. In 1988 he murdered his wife Alicia Muniz in Mar del Plata. He was sentenced to eleven years in prison. He was returning from a makeshift walk when he lost his life in a road accident on January 8, 1995.
1942. Born Caetano Veloso
One of the greatest musicians of all time is born in Brazil: Caetano Veloso, It reaches the world in the state of Bahia. The brother of singer Maria Bethania, his career took off in the late 1960s. He had to go into exile in London because of the military dictatorship. His discography includes symbolic works, such as abroad You fine stamp, It has been presented on several occasions in Argentina.
1948. Delfo Cabrera and the second Olympic gold in the marathon
delfo cabrera He has become the second Argentine to win an Olympic marathon. The Armstrong-born sprinter in Santa Fe province took home the gold medal in London. He was 29 years old and two other Argentines finished in the top ten: Eusebio Guínez (fifth), and Armando Sensini (ninth). No other country managed to place three runners in the top ten of the Olympic Marathon until Beijing 2008, when three Ethiopians finished in the top seven. Cabrera died in a road accident in 1981. His victory in London (which he repeated at the first Pan American Games in Buenos Aires in 1951), coincided with Juan Carlos Zabala’s victory in Los Angeles sixteen years earlier. For this reason, August 7 is remembered as Marathoners Day in the country.
2007. Barry Bond Records
One of the most outstanding sporting records ever produced in the 21st century. baseball player barry bond He completed his 756th home run for the San Francisco Giants. The previous record, 755, was held since 1974. Years later, Bond faced doping charges, but was dismissed.
2011. Death of Leo Mattioli
cumbia singer Leo Mattioli He died in Necochia a few days before his 39th birthday. He was born in Santo Tomé, Santa Fe Province. A cardiorespiratory arrest extinguishes his life. He embodied Cumbia with the Trinidadian group and later went on to have a successful solo career.
2015. Manuel Contreras passed away
86. but the death of the general manual contreras, a symbol of the terror of Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship in Chile. After the 1973 coup, he established the structure of the National Intelligence Directorate, DINA, which would be Pinochet’s secret police. Contreras was a key piece in the fabric of Operation Condor, a network of coordinated repression among the dictatorships of South America. His estrangement with Pinochet led to the loss of his job: the dictator removed him from office and disbanded Dina and turned it into a national intelligence center. In 1993, he was sentenced to seven years in prison for his role in the attack that killed Orlando Letelier in Washington. Italy claimed it for the attack on Bernardo Leighton. In Argentina he was convicted of the bomb that killed Carlos Pratt, and Chile denied his extradition, although the Chilean justice system later indicted him for that act. He added a sentence of more than 500 years to his country.