eso ha pasado un 02 Septiembre

1666 : Great Fire of London

On September 2, 1666, the house of King Charles II of England's baker burned completely. The baker did not extinguish his oven properly before going to bed, the night before. The fire spread to the entire city. At that time, most of the houses of London were made of wood and many warehouses along the Thames were full of flammable materials. 80% of the city were destroyed. St Paul's Cathedral went up in smoke. 100,000 people were left homeless.

1945 : Japan formally surrendered to the Allies

On September 2, 1945, Japan surrendered to the Allies on the USS Missouri, ending the Second World War. The Instrument of Surrender was signed by the supreme commander of Allied forces in the Pacific, General MacArthur, the Japanese foreign minister, Mamoru Shigemitsu, the representative of the Japanese armed forces, General Yoshijiro Umezu and various representatives of the Allies with interests in the Pacific : USA (represented by Admiral Nimitz), United Kingdom, France (represented by General Leclerc), China, Soviet Union, New Zealand, Netherlands, Australia and Canada.

1945 : Proclamation of Independence of Vietnam

On September 2, 1945, hours after the official surrender of Japan, Ho Chi Minh proclaimed the independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam against France, in front of an enthusiastic crowd in Hanoi. The French occupied southern Vietnam and opened negotiations with North Vietnam representatives. Negotiations were well under way when French generals, among whom Valluy and Argenlieu, decided on a coup by bombing the port of Haiphong, on November 28, 1946.

1973 : Death of J.R.R. Tolkien

On September 2, 1973, the English writer J.R.R. Tolkien died at the age of 81. His novels The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy are part of world culture. Lord of the Rings was made ​​into a film by director Peter Jackson from New Zealand with Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, John Rhys-Davies, Orlando Bloom, Liv Tyler and Dominic Monaghan in the lead roles. The same Peter Jackson began the staging of The Hobbit in 2011.

Actualidad del día : 02 Septiembre

National Day in Vietnam
September 2 is Vietnam's National Day which commemorates the declaration of independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam by Ho Chi Minh on September 2nd, 1945.

Cita del día : 02 Septiembre

Ho Chi Minh
You can kill ten of our men for every one we kill of yours. But even at those odds, you will lose and we will win.

Cumpleaños : 02 Septiembre

Wilhelm Ostwald, Químico alemán, Premio Nobel (1853)
Frederick Soddy, Químico inglés, Premio Nobel (1877)
Romare Bearden, Pintor americano (1911)
René Thom, Matemático francés (1923)
Daniel arap Moi, 2o presidente de Kenia (1924)
Henri Krasucki, Sindicalista francés (1924)
Victor Spinetti, Actor galés (1929)
Giuliano Gemma, Actor italiano (1938)
Jack Lang, Político francés (1939)
Walt Simonson, Dibujante americano (1946)
Mark Harmon, Actor americano (1951)
Jimmy Connors, Jugadora de tenis estadounidense (1952)
Ahmad Shah Massoud, Líder militar y espiritual afgano (1953)
Dominique Farrugia, Comediante francés (1962)
Keanu Reeves, Actor canadiense (1964)
Salma Hayek, Actriz mexicana (1966)
Olivier Panis, Piloto de carreras francés (1966)
Andreas Möller, Futbolista alemán (1967)
Kjetil André Aamodt, Esquiador noruego (1971)
Shauna Sand, Actriz americana (1971)
Tom Steels, Ciclista belgo (1971)
Matthew Dunn, Nadador australiano (1973)
Inari Vachs, Actriz porno estadounidense (1974)
Joey Barton, Futbolista inglés (1982)
Jack Peñate, Músico inglés (1984)
Scott Moir, Patinador canadiense (1987)
Alexandre Pato, Futbolista brasileño (1989)

Nos han dejado un 02 Septiembre

Jiaqing, Emperador de China (1820)
Thomas Telford, Ingeniero escocés (1834)
William Hamilton, Matemático irlandés (1865)
Henri Rousseau, Pintor francés (1910)
Pierre de Coubertin, Historiador francés, fundador de los Juegos Olímpicos modernos (1937)
Sylvanus Morley, Arqueólogo americano (1948)
Ho Chi Minh, Político vietnamita (1969)
Marie-Pierre Koenig, Mariscal francés (1970)
J. R. R. Tolkien, Escritor inglés (1973)
Alfonso García Robles, Diplomático mexicano, premio Nobel de la Paz (1991)
Barbara McClintock, Genetista estadounidense, Premio Nobel de Fisiología o Medicina (1992)
Christiaan Barnard, Cirujano sudafricano (2001)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed