Today's ephemeris, June 23: What happened in the world on a day like today?

On a June 23, but 2016, the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) They sign a definitive ceasefire in Havana that puts an end to 50 years of conflict.


1797.- the german scientist Alexander von Humboldt measures the Chimborazo (6,265 meters), mount of Ecuador in the Cordillera de los Andes.

1894.- Foundation of International Olympic Committee in Paris, at the initiative of Pierre de Coubertin.

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1902.- Albert Einstein becomes a civil servant at the Confederal Patent Office in Bern.

1912.- A bridge collapses in the Niagara Falls and 47 people die.

1931.- the american pilot Willy Post The first circumnavigation of the world by plane begins. It takes 8 days, 15 hours and 51 minutes.

1937.- The company is created National Railways of Mexico.

1940.- Second World War: Hitler visits Paris.

1949.- Pius XII decrees the excommunication of communists and sympathizers.

1961.- Comes into force on Antarctic Treaty System.

1968.- 73 people die and more than 100 are injured in a football match in Buenos Aires when panic broke out.

1976.- Maria Estela Martinez de Peron and another 35 Peronists are deprived of their political rights in Argentina.

1978.- Renato Curcio, founder of the Red Brigades Italians, sentenced to fifteen years in prison.

1983.- The former Cuban president commits suicide in Havana Osvaldo Dorticos.

– Strike in Chile against the regime of Pinochet.

1985.- All 329 occupants die Air India Boeing falling into the Atlantic Ocean by the explosion of a bomb.

1989.- Official premiere of the filmBatman”.

1993.- English mathematician Andrew Wiles demonstrates the Fermat’s theorem after more than 350 years without solving.

nineteen ninety six.- The game console is released Nintendo 64.

2000.- Airbus announces the construction of the A3XXThe biggest plane in the world.

2001.- Six departments in southern Peru are shaken by a magnitude 6.9 earthquake on the Richter scale, causing more than a hundred deaths.

– Detained in Venezuela Vladimiro Montesinosformer adviser to former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori.

2003.- The WHO announces that Hong Kong has brought the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic under control, causing the death of 296 people.

-Microsoft launches Windows Mobile 2003.

2007.- European leaders agree on the treaty that will replace the Draft Constitution.

2008.- The European Union approves lift sanctions on Cuba.

2014.- The last ones leave Syria chemical weapons declared by the Government.

2016.- The United Kingdom decides to separate from the European Union after being supported by 52% of the population in a historic referendum.

2017.- The Colombian guerrilla National Liberation Army (ELN) frees two Dutch journalists that he was holding hostage.

2019.- The social democratic opposition wins the municipal istanbul and ends 25 years of Islamist rule in this Turkish city.

2021.- Princess of Asturias Award for Scientific and Technical Research for the 7 scientists who created the coronavirus vaccines.


1894.- Edward VIII of EnglandDuke of Windsor.

1912.- Alan TuringEnglish mathematician, one of the fathers of computing.

1919.- Mohammed BudiafAlgerian president.

1930.- John H. ElliotBritish historian and Hispanist.

1939.- Álvaro PomboSpanish writer.

1940.- Wilma Glodean Rudolph “the black gazelle”, American athlete.

1943.- Vinton Gray Cerf, American computer scientist, one of the creators of the Internet.

1957.- Frances McDormandAmerican actress.

1943.- James LavineAmerican conductor.

1963.- Colin MontgomerieScottish golfer.

1969.- NoahIsraeli singer.

1972.- Zinedine ZidaneFrench footballer and manager.

1980.- Francesca Schiavone, italian tennis player

– Matias Varela, Swedish actor.

1995.- Dana Paola, Mexican actress and singer.


1995.- Jonas Edward Salk, American, discoverer of polio vaccine.

1996.- Andreas Papandreou, former Greek Prime Minister.

1998.- Maureen O’Sullivan, American actress.

2000.- Peter DubovskyCzechoslovak footballer.

2007.- Otto Raúl González, Guatemalan writer and poet.

2008.- Klaus Michael Grüber, German theater director.

2011.- Peter FalkColombo, American actor.

-Christiane Desroches Noblecourt, French Egyptologist.

2015.- Marujita DiazSpanish actress and singer.

2018.- Donald Hall, American poet.

– Albert “Tito” FouilliouxChilean soccer player.

2021.- John McAfeecreator of the antivirus with his name.

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