On another June 21, but 1948, the Victoria University of Manchester (United Kingdom) presents the “Manchester Small Scale Experimental Machine” (SSEM), nicknamed “Baby”, the first computer capable of storing programs.
1814.- Ferdinand VII restores the Inquisition in Spain and America.
1903.- A earthquake of magnitude 8.4 on the Richter scale in Sicily (Italy), leaves 60,000 victims.
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1908.- Some 250,000 women claim in Hyde Park (London) the right to vote.
1911.- Porfirio Diazpresident of Mexico, goes into exile in Paris.
1916.- Battle of El Carrizal between Mexico and the United States.
1930.- Closure of the Ibero-American Exhibition of Seville.
1933.- Hitler bans non-Nazi parties in Germany.
1963.- the cardinal Giovanni Montinielected Pope under the name of Paul VI.
1966.- It is reported that Fabrizio Ojeda, head of the Revolutionary Movement of Venezuela, has committed suicide in the prison of La Guaira. His family talks about murder.
1970.- In Ecuador, the president Velasco Ibarra it suspends the Constitution, dissolves Congress and gives itself full powers.
1974.- Premiere in the United States of “Chinatown”.
1978.- The musical “avoidAndrew Lloyd Webber.
1980.- Twenty-seven Guatemalan trade unionists from the National Workers Center (CNT) They are arrested and later reported missing.
1982.- John Hinckley, Jr. is found not guilty on psychological grounds for the attempted assassination of US President Ronald Reagan.
1986.- At least 200 people die buried under a landslide on a highway in the Ecuadorian province of Putumayo.
1987.- Tomas Alcantaraconsidered the oldest man in Peru, dies at 143 years old.
1990.- More than 60,000 dead and 200,000 wounded in a magnitude 7.3 earthquake on the Richter scale in Iran.
1991.- Narasimha Rao takes office as Prime Minister of India, a month after the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi.
1992.- They arrest Luis Alberto Arana Franco, Comrade Manuelhead of logistics for the Maoist Shining Path gang, in Lima (Peru).
1993.- The Spanish State acquires the Baron’s art collection Thyssen-Bornemisza for 350 million dollars.
2000.- The Chilean government approves the Law that preserves the identity of those who provide information on the whereabouts of the disappeared during the dictatorship.
2002.- The president of the Central Bank of Argentina, mario blejerresign from office.
– The WHO declares Europe, including Spain, free of poliomyelitis.
2004.- “SpaceShipOne”, first manned space rocket of private origin.
2005.- The Prime Minister of Vietnam, Phan Van Khaitravels to Washington in the first visit by a Vietnamese leader to the US since 1975.
2007.- The designer ralph lauren launches the first display case with a touch screen.
2008.- The shuttle “Princess of Stars”, with 862 people on board, was shipwrecked in the Philippines by typhoon “Fengshen”. 48 people survive.
2012.- US Series Finale “dr house”.
2013.- the spanish doctor Pedro Guillen performs the world’s first surgical intervention with “Google Glass”.
2018.- The Eurogroup closes the rescue to Greece after eight years of financial assistance.
2020.- The state of alarm in Spain decreed by the coronavirus on March 14, 2020, and extended up to six times.
2021.- Jon Rahmfirst Spaniard to win the US Open Golf.
1905.- Jean-Paul SartreFrench writer and philosopher.
1921.- Jane Russell, American actress.
-Judy Holliday American actress.
1938.- Dan BurtonUS Republican congressman, co-author of the Helms-Burton Act on the embargo on Cuba.
1948.- Ian McEwanBritish writer.
1953.- Benazir Bhuttoformer Prime Minister of Pakistan.
1955.- Michel PlatiniFrench footballer.
1958.- Jaime Urrutia (“Gabinete Galigari”), Spanish musician.
1961.- Manu Chao (“Black Hand”), French musician.
1967.- Pierre Omidyarfounder and CEO of “eBay”.
1982.- William of Windsoreldest son of Charles of England, Prince of Wales.
1983.- Edward Snowdenformer adviser to the National Security Agency (NSA) and accused of revealing the programs of mass surveillance of telephones and the Internet.
1985.- Lana Del ReyAmerican singer.
1527.- Niccolò MachiavelliItalian politician and writer.
1908.- Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakovcomposer and conductor.
1914.- Bertha von SuttnerAustrian writer, Nobel Peace Prize.
1970.- Ahmed SukarnoIndonesian statesman.
1992.- Li Xiannianformer Chinese president.
2003.- Leon UrisAmerican novelist of Jewish origin.
2014.- Gerry Conlon, one of the “Guildford Four”.
2017.- Pompey MarquezVenezuelan politician.