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Panchang of November 8: What happened on a day like today?

Panchang of November 8: What happened on a day like today?

1519 – Hernán Cortés

Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés enters Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Mexica Empire, where he is received with respect by its ruler Moctezuma II, who believes he is a messenger of the god Quetzalcoatl. Seven months later, in June 1520, Moctezuma II was assassinated after being imprisoned and forced to take an oath of allegiance to King Carlos V of Spain.


1793 – Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum is inaugurated in Paris with art collections from the former nobility and ruling classes that become public property to be displayed throughout French society. It was a precedent and model for other European museums. The Louvre, one of the most visited museums in the world, houses about 35,000 works.

1847 – Bram Stoker

Irish writer and journalist Abraham “Bram” Stoker, author of the famous novel “Dracula”, which he wrote in 1897 and was made into a film several times, was born in Clontarf, a residential area north of Dublin.


1935 – Alain Delon

Actor Alain Delon (Alain Fabian Maurice Marcel Delon), an icon of European cinema of the 1960s and 1970s, was born in the French city of Cisco. He made over 50 films, including Borsalino and Farewell to the Friend.

1942 – River Plate

River Plate draws 2–2 with Boca Juniors, thus becoming champions of Argentine soccer and making an “Olympic lap” at their classic rival’s stadium, La Bombonera. River ended the game with 10 players due to the departure of Norberto Yakono, who was injured in the head by a bottle thrown from the “Zenies” stand.


1971 – Led Zeppelin

The album Led Zeppelin IV is published, the fourth by British hard rock band Led Zeppelin, which includes “Stairway to Heaven”, one of the most popular songs in the genre.


1980 – Sebastian Battaglia

Former football player and coach Sebastian Battaglia was born in the city of Santa Fe, standing as a central midfielder for Boca Juniors, which he has directed since July 2021, when he replaced Miguel ngel Russo in office . Battaglia is the player who won the most titles with the Xeneize team with a total of 17.


2007 – Mario Sanchez

At the age of 71, Martin Fierro Award-winning actor, impersonator and comedian Mario Sánchez has died in the Cordovan town of Villa Carlos Paz. He gained popularity on radio and television with his characters of “Gaucho Barald”, Bartolito and Obdulio Piopio. He filmed some thirty films and starred in the operatic Jaa Jaa and Bar Mein Brawl among other popular television programs.

2021 – Urban Planning Day

World Urbanization Day is observed to promote the role of planning in the creation and management of sustainable urban communities so that they are consistent with regional frameworks.

2022 – Municipal worker

The National Day of Municipal Workers is celebrated in 1959 to commemorate the date in which the Confederation of Municipal Workers of the Republic of Argentina was created.



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