what happened on january 24



In 1967, Oliverio Girondo, one of the most important poets of the 20th century in the country, died at the age of 76.


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In 1967, Oliverio Girondo, one of the most important poets of the 20th century in the country, died at the age of 76.

In the ephemeris of January 24 These events that occurred on a day like today in Argentina and the world stand out:

1948. Oscar Moro is born in Rosario. He went through several of the most important bands in the history of Argentine rock: Los Gatos, Color Humano, La Máquina de Hace Pajaros, Serú Girán and Riff. He also worked with various soloists. He passed away in 2006, at the age of 58.. In his tribute, the date of his death, July 11, is Drummer’s Day.

1948. Mario Firmenich was born in Buenos Aires. A member of the original group of Montoneros that kidnapped and killed Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, he climbed positions until he became leader of the group. He decided to go into hiding in September 1974. A year later he announced at a press conference the release of Jorge Born, after nine months of captivity and the payment of 60 million dollars in ransom. In exile, the Montonero leadership decided to Counteroffensive. With the return of democracy, Firmenich was prosecuted by decree 157 of Raúl Alfonsín, which prosecuted the guerrilla leadership. In February 1984 he was captured in Brazil and sentenced in Argentina to 30 years in prison for the kidnapping of the Born brothers. Carlos Menem pardoned him in 1990.

1965. Two months after his 90th birthday, Winston Churchill dies. The former British prime minister has a state funeral at St Paul’s Cathedral in London. The funeral honors you receive one of the winners of World War II they were reserved, until then, for members of royalty.

1967. At the age of 76 he dies Oliverio Girondo. One of the most relevant poets of the 20th century in the country, he published six books of poems: Twenty poems to be read on the tram, decals, Scarecrow, Persuasion of the days, our field Y in the medulla. I frequent the magazine group Martin Fierro. He spent his last years prostrated by a car accident.

1977. The Spanish Transition is going through its moment of greatest tension. While the government of Adolfo Suárez prepares the first free elections since 1977 and faces the kidnappings of a soldier and an aristocrat linked to Francoism, a massacre takes place in Madrid. An extreme right-wing group enters a lawyer’s office linked to the still illegal Communist Party and opens fire on the nine people present. The Atocha Massacre (on the street where the office was) left five dead and four wounded. Three men were convicted of the crimes.

1989. He is executed in the electric chair Ted Bundy, one of the greatest serial killers in history. He admitted to 36 murders of women committed in the 1970s in various US states. He was 41 years old at the time of his execution and it is believed that he may have committed more crimes.

In addition, it is the International Day of Education, as provided by the UN General Assembly.

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