Las Panchang for this 13th December bring together some events that happened on a day like today, in which Argentina oil day And this ophthalmologist day, Also this Tuesday is the singer-songwriter’s birthday Taylor Swift and author eduardo saccheri,
The musician who turns 33 today was born in the city of West Reading in the US state of Pennsylvania. Last October, the artist released his latest album, Midnightcareer tenth, starting with his 2006 self-titled album, which established him as a leading figure in the world Folk singer and of pop, a style he would bow down to. Since then till date he had songs that became hits all over the world like “Blank Space”, “Shake It” why “You are mine”, among many others, which cemented him as one of the most representative voices of this generation.
In addition, today the writer, teacher and graduate in history turns 55 eduardo saccheriAuthor of some of the most popular books in recent times in Argentina such as the question of his eyes (on which the film was based secret in their eyeswhose screenplay he co-wrote), paper for wind why plant nightA novel for which he won the Alfaguara Prize in 2016. A well-known supporter of Independiente de Avellaneda, he has made football a component in many of his works and in his non-fiction writing, which mixes newspaper articles with his analysis. The human side of the game.
On the other hand, the date that is celebrated in Argentina is oil day, commemorating the first time this finite natural resource was found in the country’s soil. This discovery was crucial to the development of the economy and gave rise to one of the most emblematic companies at the national level: Fiscal Oil Field (YPF),
This moment of historical significance happened on December 13, 1907 in a campaign in the city of Chubut commodore rivadavia Under the leadership of the head of the nation’s Directorate of Mines, Julio Cruz, who was appointed in 1903 by the Directorate of Mines, Geology and Hydrology to search for water in the area. After several months of work and drilling more than 500 meters underground, they decided to increase the activity as there were no signs of water below ground. Thus the limits which were considered normal in these practices were crossed.
On December 12, 1907, an oily liquid, thick and with a strong odor began to sprout from the ground Kerosene, The next day, when they reached a depth of 540 meters, they noticed the presence of an even more viscous substance, for which they decided to contact the offices of Minas de Buenos Aires. Although at first they thought they were in front of kerosene, later analysis determined that it was petroleum And, for this reason, today is the day for this resource, which, however important, currently must be managed with restraint and care and its environmental impact avoided as far as possible.
Finally, it should be noted that even today ophthalmologist day, A day inspired by Saint Lucia, the patron saint of visual health, and which seeks to honor and recognize each professional dedicated to this branch of medicine.