multiple ephemeris highlight this May 31, however, the death of Adolf Eichmann in 1962 is the most striking of all. The former Nazi leader was executed by hanging after being tried in Jerusalem by a court that sentenced him to death for crimes against humanity.
After Germany’s defeat in 1945, Eichmann was captured by US forces, but escaped from the detention camp, moving across the country to avoid being tracked down. He hid in a small villa in Lower Saxony where he lived until 1950, when he fled to Argentina under false identity.
Israeli intelligence services confirmed his identity and location in 1960, and he was later captured by a Mossad team on a secret mission since the Argentine government used to reject extradition requests for Nazi criminals.
“Long live Germany. Long live Austria. Long live Argentina. These are the countries with which I identify the most and I will never forget them. I had to obey the rules of war and those of my flag. I’m ready”, were his last words.
May 31 1894 dies in the Italian city of Genoa, at the age of 61, the businessman and legislator Edward Maderopromoter and executor of the project of the old port of the city of Buenos Aires, now converted into the neighborhood of Madero Port.
In 1930 The actor and film director Clint Eastwood was born in the American city of San Francisco, who participated in more than 75 films, either as an actor, director or producer and won five Oscars. He acted in several television series, the most famous of which was Rawhide.
Eastwood rose to fame playing the Man with No Name in the spaghetti western known as the Dollar Trilogy directed by Sergio Leone in the 1960s.
On May 31, 1933, a law declares the council of Buenos Aires “National Historical Monument”, as a result of pressure from the press and civil associations to prevent the demolition of “the ancient building” promoted by the then mayor of Buenos Aires, José Guerrico. In 1889, three arches in the northern area of the Cabildo had been demolished to make way for Avenida de Mayo.
The council It was founded by Juan de Garay in 1580 during the second founding of the city of Buenos Aires.
On May 31, 2005, Mark Felt, a former agent of the FBIreveals to have been “deep Throat”the source that provided key information for the journalistic investigation of the case Watergatean espionage scandal involving the Democratic Party that led to the resignation of Republican Richard Nixon from the presidency of the United States.
Which is celebrated?
It is celebrated on world no tobacco dayinstituted in 1987 by the General Assembly of the World Health Organization to make the population aware of the lethal effects of smoking.
The OMS He explains that the detrimental effects that tobacco companies have on the environment are enormous and growing, needlessly aggravating the scarcity of resources and the fragility of ecosystems.
According to OMStobacco kills more than 8 million people each year and destroys the environment, further harming people’s health due to the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, consumption and disposal of tobacco products.