What happened on a day like today in Guatemala and the world?

In Guatemala, on October 5, but 1957, the municipality of Huite was created in the department of Zacapa. Its first mayor took office on May 31, 1958, and since then that date is considered as the foundation of the municipality.

Worldwide, on October 5, but in 1789, a multitude of Parisians, led by hundreds of women, demonstrate for the shortage of food.

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Mto the anniversaries of October 5

1511, the Audiencia de Santo Domingo was created, the first court of the Spanish Crown in America. While, in 1716, Felipe V granted Buenos Aires the title of city “Very noble and very loyal”.

In 1762, the English fleet achieves the capitulation of Manila (Philippines). In 1816, executed in the Plaza Mayor of Bogotá, the patriots Camilo Torres, Manuel Rodríguez Torices, the Count of Casa Valencia and José María Dávila, were accused of rebellion..

In 1954, the Trieste agreements between Italy and Yugoslavia were signed in London; and in 1958, the anti-colonialist leader Patrice Lumumba created in the Belgian Congo the Congolese National Movement.

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More ephemeris

In 1982, the Bolivian Parliament elects Hernán Siles Zuazo president. On October 5, but in 1988, there was the defeat of General Pinochet, who had been in power since 1973 after a coup in Chile.

1989, the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is honored with the Nobel Peace Prize; and in 1994, the United States lifted the ban on direct telephone communications with Cuba.

In 2000, the Federal Parliament of Yugoslavia was taken over. While, in 2008, 75 people (41 children) died from an earthquake in Kyrgyzstan. In 2018, Switzerland ends bank secrecy.

Characters who were born on October 5

1713. Denis Diderot, French writer, promoter of the Encyclopedia.

1864. Louis Lumiére, French inventor, one of the fathers of the cinematographer.

1930. Miguel Baez “Litri”, Spanish bullfighter.

1936. VaclavHavel, former President of the Czech Republic.

1951. Bob Geldof, Irish musician.

1952. Imran Khan, former cricketer and politician, Prime Minister of Pakistan.

1975. Kate Winslet, British actress.

1983. Jesse Eisenberg, actor estadounidense.

What characters passed away on a day like today?

1880. Jacques Offenbach, German composer.

1918. Roland Garros, French aviator.

1984. Leonard Rossiter, British actor.

2007. Walter Kempowski, German writer.

2011. Steve Jobs, American businessman, founder of Apple.

2015. Ana Diosdado, Spanish writer, playwright and actress.

2017. Carlos Saúl Toro, Honduran playwright and artist.

2018. Héctor Ulloa, Colombian actor and musician.

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