Ephemeris of April 17: what is celebrated? – T&C Sports

Know the ephemeris of today, April 17. What are the most important events that are remembered.

Ephemeris of today, April 17. As is customary, various special dates are commemorated throughout the world and also in Argentina, such as the godfather’s day and the Godmother either Easter. That’s why we tell you what are the most important ephemeris of the day.

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Ephemeris of April 17: what is celebrated today?

  • 1919 – CHAVELA VARGAS. Born in San Joaquin, Costa Rica, the Mexican singer Chavela Vargas, who became a symbol of ranchera music. She recorded more than 30 albums and acted in films by Pedro Almodóvar and Wermer Hergoz.
  • 1938 – ASOC. D. ATHENS. The Athens Sports Association is founded in Córdoba, which is currently the most successful club in the history of the National Basketball League. In addition, legends such as Marcelo Milanesio, Héctor “Pichi” Campana and Fabricio Oberto, among others, wore his shirt.
  • 1951 – IAA FOUNDATION. Through presidential decree 7338/1951, the Argentine Antarctic Institute was created in order to control and develop Argentine scientific activity in the southern continent.
  • 1960 – BAY OF PIGS. Some 1,200 Cuban insurgents financed by the US espionage agency CIA land on Cuba’s Playa Girón in order to overthrow the government of Fidel Castro. The Bay of Pigs invaders were defeated two days later, thus consolidating the Cuban Revolution of January 1, 1959.
  • 1964 – JERRIE MOCK. American aviator Jerrie Mock lands at Port Columbus Airport (Ohio, USA) and becomes the first woman to fly around the world. She aboard her plane “Spirit of Columbus” she returned to the starting point after 29 days of travel.
  • 1983 – DIEGO A. MARADONA. El Diez scores three goals for Barcelona for the first and only time. He got it in the 7-2 win against Unión Deportiva Las Palmas at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona.
  • 2014 – GARCIA MARQUEZ. At the age of 87, the Colombian writer and journalist Gabriel García Márquez, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982, dies in Mexico City. One hundred years of solitude, The Autumn of the Patriarch Y Love in the time of cholera are his most outstanding works of the cultist of “magical realism”.
  • 2016 – LIONEL MESSI. La Pulga scores the 500th goal of his career. He did it in Barcelona’s 2-1 defeat against Valencia at the Camp Nou stadium. Of the total goals scored by Messi up to that moment, 450 had been scored for the culé team.
  • 2022 – HEMOPHILIA DAY. Since 1989, World Hemophilia Day has been celebrated in order to raise awareness about the hereditary disorder that prevents normal blood clotting. The date commemorates the birth of physician Frank Schnabel, founder of the World Hemophilia Foundation.
  • 2022 – PEASANT STRUGGLE. The International Day of Peasant Struggle is celebrated, instituted by the Union of Land Workers in tribute to the 19 rural workers murdered in 1996 by the Military Police in the town of Eldorado dos Carajás, in the Brazilian state of Pará.

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Godfather’s Day: why is it celebrated this Sunday, April 17?

The Day of the Godfather or Godmother is celebrated on the third Sunday of April worldwide to claim the role that this figure plays in the lives of boys and girls. Their function is to contribute to strengthening the educational, family, social and religious foundations of future generations.

Children's Day

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