Argentine History

Argentina: Buenos Aires

Historical Events

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  • 1536-02-02 Pedro de Mendoza founds Argentine city of Buenos Aires
  • 1573-07-06 Córdoba, Argentina, is founded by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera
  • 1582-04-16 Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina.
  • 1617-12-16 Spanish viceroy Hernando Arias de Saavedra founds provinces Rio de la Plata (Argentina)/Guaira (Paraguay)
  • 1725-10-04 Foundation of Rosario in Argentina.
  • 1807-06-28 British troops land at Ensenada, Argentina
  • 1810-05-25 The Primera Junta (local government) is established in Argentina
  • 1813-08-19 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas joins Argentina's second triumvirate.
  • 1814-01-31 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas becomes Supreme Director of Argentina.
  • 1816-07-09 Argentina declares independence from Spain
  • 1828-08-27 Uruguay gains independence during Brazil-Argentina peace talks
  • 1833-08-24 HMS Beagle reaches Bahia Blanca, Argentina

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1833-09-19 Charles Darwin visits Guardia del Monte, Argentina

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin
  • 1833-10-01 Charles Darwin reaches Rio Tercero Argentina
  • 1833-10-02 Charles Darwin rides through Corunda to Santa Fe Argentina
  • 1833-10-05 Charles Darwin moves with Parana to Santa Fe Bajada, Argentina
  • 1848-08-18 Camila O'Gorman and Ladislao Gutierrez are executed on the orders of Argentine dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas
  • 1853-05-01 Argentina adopts its constitution
  • 1853-05-23 Buenos Aires gains independence from Argentina (reunited 1859)
  • 1856-05-07 Argentina & Brazil sign a navigation pact
  • 1861-03-20 An earthquake completely destroys Mendoza, Argentina.
  • 1865-07-27 Welsh settlers arrive at Chubut in Argentina.
  • 1866-10-22 Paraguay: Battle of Curupaytí against Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.
  • 1875-10-22 First telegraphic connection in Argentina.
  • 1888-09-11 Death of the Argentine politician Domingo Sarmiento, after whom the Latin American Teacher's Day is chosen.
  • 1897-01-14 6,960 m (22,834 ft) Cerro Aconcagua (Argentina) 1st climbed
  • 1903-03-25 Racing Club de Avellaneda, one of the big five of Argentina, is founded.
  • 1904-02-22 The United Kingdom sells a meteorological station on the South Orkney Islands to Argentina; the islands are subsequently claimed by the United Kingdom in 1908.
  • 1904-03-13 Bronze statue of Christ on Argentine-Chilean border dedicated
  • 1905-12-11 120°F (49°C), Rivadavia, Argentina (South American record)
  • 1907-06-01 -27°F (-33°C), Sarmiento, Argentina (South American record)
  • 1912-02-20 Argentina beat the MCC in their inaugural cricket 1st-class fixture

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1914-04-25 US President Woodrow Wilson is persuaded by Argentina, Brazil, and Chile to accept mediation in the conflict with Mexico

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson
  • 1914-08-05 Cuba, Uruguay, Mexico & Argentina proclaim neutrality in WW I
  • 1930-07-30 Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for association football's 1st FIFA World Cup in Montevideo

BattleCoup d'état

1930-09-06 Democratically elected Argentine president Hipólito Yrigoyen is deposed in a military coup.

Argentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen
Argentine President
Hipólito Yrigoyen

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1943-06-04 Argentina taken over by General Rawson & Colonel Juan Perón

General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón

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1960-05-23 Israel announces capture of Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina

SS officer Adolf Eichmann
SS officer
Adolf Eichmann
  • 1960-06-08 Argentine government demands release of Adolf Eichmann
  • 1960-06-15 Argentina complains to UN about Israeli illicit transfer of Eichmann
  • 1961-09-22 Antonio Albertondo (Argentina) completes 1st "double" crossing swim of English Channel in 43 hrs 10 min at 42.
  • 1962-03-29 Argentine President Arturo Frondizi flees from the army
  • 1963-02-12 Argentina asks extraditon of ex-president Peron
  • 1963-07-31 Arturo Illia elected President of Argentina
  • 1963-12-12 Argentina asks for extradition of ex-President Juan Perón
  • 1966-05-25 Peru & Argentina soccer fans fight in Lima; 248 die
  • 1967-06-10 Argentina becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty
  • 1967-07-15 Roberto DeVicenzo of Argentina wins golf's British Open
  • 1968-10-08 Dutch aircraft carrier Karel Doorman (formerly British HMS Venerable) sold to Argentina
  • 1969-05-21 Civil unrest in Rosario, Argentina, aka Rosariazo, following the death of a 15-year-old student.
  • 1969-05-29 General strike in Cordoba, Argentina, leading to the Cordobazo civil unrest.
  • 1970-02-01 Stalled commuter train rammed by express in Argentina, 139 die
  • 1970-06-09 Argentine military junta under lt gen Lanusse ousts President Ongania
  • 1971-07-01 Britain & Argentina sign accord about Falkland Islands
  • 1973-05-25 Peronist Hector Campora installed as President of Argentina
  • 1973-06-20 Juan Perón returns from exile to Argentina after 18 years
  • 1973-06-20 Ezeiza massacre in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Snipers fire upon left-wing Peronists. At least 13 are killed and more than 300 are injured
  • 1973-07-13 Hector de Campora resigns as President of Argentina
  • 1973-09-23 Argentine General Elections - former Argentine President Juan Perón returns to power
  • 1973-10-11 Héctor José Cámpora is elected President of Argentina
  • 1974-01-02 Worst fire in Argentine history destroys 1.2 million acres
  • 1974-07-01 Isabel Peron succeeds husband Juan as President of Argentina
  • 1975-07-06 Argentine government falls
  • 1976-03-24 Argentine President Isabel Martínez de Perón is deposed in a military coup
  • 1976-03-25 Argentine milt junta bans leftist political parties
  • 1978-06-25 FIFA World Cup: Argentina beats the Netherlands 3-1 in football's 11th World Cup in Buenos Aires
  • 1979-01-08 Argentina & Chile sign Beagle Canal accord
  • 1979-05-28 ABC premiere of TV's "The House on Garibaldi Street", based on the 1960 capture of Adolf Eichmann in Argentina
  • 1981-03-20 Argentine ex-president Isabel Peron sentenced to 8 years
  • 1981-08-06 Argentine ex-president Isabel Peron freed
  • 1981-12-11 Argentine president/gen Roberto Viola flees
  • 1981-12-13 70th Davis Cup: USA beats Argentina in Cincinnati (3-1)
  • 1981-12-22 Argentine general Leopoldo Galtieri sworn in as president
  • 1982-04-02 Several thousand Argentine troops seize the Falkland (Malvinas) Islands from Great Britain
  • 1982-04-03 UN Security Council demanded Argentina withdraw from Falkland Islands
  • 1982-04-26 Argentina surrenders to Britain on S Georgia near Falkland Island
  • 1982-05-02 Falklands War: Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men
  • 1982-05-23 BBC warns Britain will bomb Argentina
  • 1982-06-08 Falklands War: Royal Fleet Auxiliary Sir Gahalad attacked in San Carlos Water ("Bomb Alley") by Argentine aircraft: 48 soldiers and crewman were killed.

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1982-06-11 Pope John Paul II visits Argentina

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 1982-06-14 Argentina surrenders to Britain, ending the 74-day Falklands Islands conflict
  • 1982-06-15 Riots in Argentina after Falklands/Malvinas defeat

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 276

  • 1757-06-18 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine leader (d. 1833)
  • 1758-09-26 Cosme Argerich, Argentine physician, founder of the Medicine School of Buenos Aires.
  • 1770-06-03 Manuel Belgrano, Argentina
  • 1773-03-16 Juan Ramón Balcarce, Argentine military leader and politician (d. 1836)

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1778-02-25 José de San Martín, Argentine General, liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru from Spanish rule, born in Yapeyú, Argentina (d. 1850)

Revolutionary Leader José de San Martín
Revolutionary Leader
José de San Martín
  • 1805-09-02 Esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (d. 1851)
  • 1810-05-29 Juan B Alberdi, [Figarillo], Argentina politician/writer
  • 1811-02-15 Domingo F Sarmiento, President of Argentina (1868-74)
  • 1814-04-24 Vincente F Lopez, Argentina historian (La Novia del Hereje)
  • 1821-06-26 Bartolomé Mitre, Argentine general
  • 1824-02-26 Carlos Calvo, Argentine diplomat/people rights scholar (Calvo Clause)
  • 1827-01-19 Carlos Guido y Spano, Argentina, conductor (Rafagas,)
  • 1834-11-10 Jose Hernandez, Argentina poet (MartinFierro)
  • 1841-03-07 Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina, poet (El nido de condores)
  • 1851-01-27 Rafael Obligado, Argentina, writer (Santos Vega)
  • 1851-03-19 Roque Saenz Pena, President of Argentina (1910-14)
  • 1852-05-31 Francisco Moreno, Argentine explorer (d. 1919)

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1852-07-12 Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1933)

Argentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen
Argentine President
Hipólito Yrigoyen
  • 1859-05-06 Luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist
  • 1862-11-23 Alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo)
  • 1866-05-24 Armando Frid, Argentina, live until July 28 1990 (124 years)
  • 1868-10-04 Marcelo Torcuato the Alvear, President of Argentina (1922-28)
  • 1872-03-25 Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument in Argentina)
  • 1874-06-13 Leopoldo Lugones, Argentina, writer
  • 1875-03-04 Enrique Larreta, [E R Maza], Argentine diplomat and writer (Gloria de Don Ramiro), born in Buenos Aires (d. 1961)
  • 1876-02-26 Agustín Pedro Justo, President of Argentina (1932-38) during the Infamous Decade, born in Concepción del Uruguay, Entre Ríos (d. 1943)
  • 1882-07-18 Manuel Galvez, Argentina writer/poet/historian (Paraguay)
  • 1882-10-18 Lucien Petit-Breton, Argentine-French cyclist (d. 1917)
  • 1885-07-25 Benito Lynch, Irish/Argentine writer (Caranchos de la Florida)
  • 1887-04-10 Bernardo A Houssay, Argentine physiologist (Nobel 1947)
  • 1889-05-25 Gilardo Gilardi, Argentine composer, pianist and conductor (La leyenda del urutaú, Réquiem, Misa de Gloria), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1963)

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1890-12-11 Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1935)

  • 1891-06-07 Athos Palma, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1951)
  • 1892-05-29 Alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (La inquietud del rosal)
  • 1893-02-02 Raoul Riganti, Argentine racing driver (d. 1970)

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1895-10-08 Juan Perón, Argentine military officer and President of Argentina (1946-55, 73-74), born in Buenos Aires (d. 1974)

General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón

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1899-08-24 Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine writer of fiction and essays (Labyrinths), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1986)

  • 1900-01-30 Martita Hunt, Argentine-born English actress (Man in Grey, Great Expectations), born in Buenos Aires (d. 1969)
  • 1900-04-02 Roberto Arlt, Argentine writer (d. 1942)
  • 1900-08-04 Arturo Umberto Illia, President of Argentina (1963-66)
  • 1901-01-25 Martin De Alzaga, Argentine racing driver (d. 1982)
  • 1901-05-15 Luis Monti, Argentine-Italian footballer (d. 1983)
  • 1901-12-02 Raimundo Orsi, Argentine-born footballer (d. 1986)
  • 1903-05-21 Pedro Aramburu, president Argentina
  • 1905-01-17 Guillermo Stábile, Argentine footballer (d. 1966)
  • 1906-12-26 Imperio Argentina, Argentine actress and singer (d. 2003)
  • 1908-08-30 Leonor Fini, Argentine artist, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1996)
  • 1908-11-28 Arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62)
  • 1909-07-04 Lynette Roberts, British poet, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1995)
  • 1910-02-05 Francisco Varallo, Argentine footballer
  • 1913-08-17 Oscar Alfredo Gálvez, Argentine racing driver (d. 1989)
  • 1914-08-10 Carlos Menditeguy, Argentine racing driver (d. 1973)
  • 1914-08-26 Julio Cortázar, Argentine writer (d. 1984)
  • 1914-09-15 Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentine writer (d. 1999)
  • 1914-11-12 Roberto Cavanagh, Argentina, polo (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • 1915-01-09 Fernando Lamas, Argentine American actor and director ("You look marvelous"), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1982)
  • 1915-05-04 Pedro Saenz, Argentine and Spanish composer, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1995)
  • 1916-01-11 Bernard Blier, Buenos Aires Argentina, actor (Les Miserables)
  • 1916-04-11 Alberto E Ginastera, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Panambi)
  • 1916-08-03 José Manuel Moreno, Argentine footballer (d. 1978)
  • 1916-09-13 Dick Haymes, Argentine vocalist (d. 1980)

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1919-05-07 Eva Perón [Evita], Argentine First Lady and actress, born in Los Toldos (d. 1952)

First Lady of Argentina Eva Perón
First Lady of Argentina
Eva Perón
  • 1919-09-21 Mario Bunge, Argentine philosopher and physicist
  • 1919-09-30 Roberto Bonomi, Argentine racing driver (d. 1992)
  • 1920-09-04 Clemar Bucci, Argentine racing driver
  • 1920-09-14 Alberto Calderón, Argentine mathematician (d. 1998)
  • 1921-03-11 Astor Piazzolla, Argentina composer (Tango Nuevo)
  • 1922-02-22 Jesús Iglesias, Argentine racing driver (d. 2005)
  • 1922-05-12 Marco Denevi, Argentine writer (d. 1998)
  • 1922-10-05 José Froilán González, Argentine race car driver, (d. 2013)
  • 1922-10-22 Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentine footballer (d. 2001)
  • 1923-01-06 Jacobo Timerman, Argentine writer (d. 1999)
  • 1923-04-14 Roberto DeVicenzo, Argentine golf player
  • 1923-06-05 Jorge Daponte, Argentine racing driver (d. 1963)
  • 1923-06-28 Adolfo Schwelm Cruz, Argentine racing driver
  • 1923-12-23 Onofre Marimón, Argentine racing driver (d. 1954)
  • 1924-01-07 Pablo Birger, Argentine racing driver (d. 1966)
  • 1924-12-03 Roberto Mières, Argentine racing driver
  • 1926-03-04 Pascual Pérez (boxing), Argentine flyweight boxer (d. 1977)
  • 1926-07-04 Alfredo Di Stéfano, Argentine-Spanish footballer
  • 1926-07-15 Leopoldo Galtieri, Argentine dictator (d. 2003)
  • 1926-09-07 Donald Irwin, Rosario, Argentina, American politician, (d. 2013)
  • 1927-03-12 Raúl Alfonsín, President of Argentina (1983-89), born in Chascomús, Buenos Aires (d. 2009)
  • 1927-10-08 César Milstein, Argentine scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)

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1928-06-14 Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Marxist revolutionary (Cuban Revolution), author and physician, born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 1967)

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • 1928-07-10 Alejandro de Tomaso, Argentine-Italian racing driver and car manufacturer (d. 2003)
  • 1928-10-26 Francisco Solano López, Argentine comics artists
  • 1930-05-03 Juan Gelman, Argentine poet, born in Buenos Aires
  • 1930-07-02 Carlos Saul Menem, President of Argentina (1989- )
  • 1931-02-04 Isabel Martínez de Perón, [Maria Martinez], wife of Juan Perón and President of Argentina (1974-76), born in La Rioja, Argentina
  • 1931-11-26 Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Buenos Argentina, (1980 Nobel Peace Prize)
  • 1931-12-24 Mauricio Kagel, Argentina/German composer
  • 1932-06-21 Lalo [Boris] Schifrin, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer
  • 1932-07-13 Antonio Roma, Buenos Aires, Argentina, football goalkeeper (42 caps), (d. 2013)
  • 1932-11-18 Nasif Estéfano, Argentine racing driver {d. 1973)
  • 1932-11-28 Gato Barbieri, Latin jazz musician (Last Tango in Paris), born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 2016)
  • 1932-12-28 Manuel Puig, Argentina, writer (Blood of Requited Love)
  • 1935-03-27 Abelardo Castillo, Argentine writer
  • 1935-07-09 Mercedes Sosa, [La Negra], Argentina, singer
  • 1936-02-14 Fanne Foxe, [Annabella Battistella], Argentina, (Wilbur Mills affair)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1812-09-12 Revolutionary leader Jose de San Martin (33) weds María de los Remedios de Escalada at Buenos Aires Cathedral in Argentina

Revolutionary Leader José de San Martín
Revolutionary Leader
José de San Martín
  • 1860-11-11 1st Jewish wedding in Buenos Aires Argentina

HeartWedding of Interest

1945-10-22 Argentine military officer and politician Juan Perón (50) weds actress Eva Perón (26) at a civil ceremony in Junin

First Lady of Argentina Eva Perón
First Lady of Argentina
Eva Perón
General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón

HeartWedding of Interest

1955-09-18 Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara (27) weds Peruvian economist Hilda Gadea (34) in Mexico

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • 2002-02-02 Crown Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (38) weds Argentinean born Maxima Zorreguieta (34) at the Beurs van Berlage

HeartWedding of Interest

2005-12-09 "Bourne" actor Matt Damon (35) weds Argentine-born Luciana Barrosa (29) at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau near New York City Hall

Actor Matt Damon
Actor
Matt Damon
  • 2006-03-14 Argentinean actress Andrea Frigerio (44) weds Lucas Boccino in an intimate civil ceremony
  • 2011-04-02 Grammy Awarded singer Michael Buble (34) weds Argentine actress-model Luisana Lopilato (22) at Villa Maria Paz private mansion near Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2012-12-20 Actor Facundo Arana (40) weds Maria Susini at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nordelta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Famous Deaths

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  • 1820-06-20 Manuel Belgrano, Argentine lawyer and politician (b. 1770)
  • 1821-06-17 Martín Miguel de Güemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785)
  • 1823-01-21 Cayetano José Rodríguez, Argentine cleric, journalist and poet (b. 1761)
  • 1833-07-02 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine politician (b. 1757)
  • 1836-11-12 Juan Ramón Balcarce, Argentine military leader and politician (b. 1773)
  • 1851-01-19 Esteban Echeverría, Argentine writer (b. 1805)
  • 1875-11-17 Hilario Ascasubi, Argentina author (pampa, gauchos & indians), dies
  • 1882-10-20 Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41
  • 1884-06-18 Juan B Alberdi, [Figarillo], Argentine writer (Crime of War), dies at 74
  • 1886-10-21 Jose Hernandez, Argentine poet (La vuelta the MartinFierro), dies
  • 1888-09-11 Domingo F Sarmiento, President of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77
  • 1906-01-18 Bartolomé Mitre, President of Argentina (1862-70), dies at 84
  • 1906-03-17 Carlos Calvo, Argentina diplomat (Calvo Clause), dies at 82
  • 1917-12-20 Lucien Petit-Breton, Argentine-French cyclist (b. 1882)
  • 1918-07-25 Carlos Guido y Spano, Argentine poet (Mexico, canto epico), dies
  • 1919-11-22 Francisco Moreno, Argentine explorer (b. 1852)
  • 1920-03-08 Rafael Obligado, Argentine writer (Santos Vega), dies at 69
  • 1932-11-21 Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument Argentina), dies

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1933-07-03 Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30), dies at 80

Argentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen
Argentine President
Hipólito Yrigoyen

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1935-06-24 Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, dies in a plane crash at 44

  • 1942-03-23 Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear, President of Argentina (1922-28), dies at 73
  • 1943-01-11 Agustín Pedro Justo, President of Argentina (1932-38) during the Infamous Decade, dies at 66
  • 1951-01-10 Athos Palma, Argentine composer, dies at 59
  • 1951-12-23 Benito Lynch, Irish/Argentine writer (Palo Verde), dies at 66
  • 1952-06-17 Alberto Williams, Argentine composer (Etrerno Reposo), dies at 89

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1952-07-26 Eva Perón [Evita], Argentine First Lady and actress, dies of cancer at 33

First Lady of Argentina Eva Perón
First Lady of Argentina
Eva Perón
  • 1954-07-31 Onofre Marimón, Argentine racing driver (b. 1923)
  • 1955-08-05 Carmen Miranda, singer/actress (Down Argentine Way), dies at 42
  • 1956-12-20 Ramon Carrillo, Argentine neuroscientist and Public Health minister (b. 1906)

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1959-05-05 Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine politician (Nobel Peace Prize 1936), dies at 80

Nobel Peace Laureate Carlos Saavedra Lamas
Nobel Peace Laureate
Carlos Saavedra Lamas
  • 1961-07-06 Enrique Larreta, [E Rodriguez Maza], Argentine diplomat and writer, dies at 86
  • 1962-03-28 Hugo Wast, Argentine writer (b. 1883)
  • 1962-11-14 Manuel Galvez, Argentina writer/poet (Hombres & Soledad), dies at 80
  • 1963-01-16 Gilardo Gilardi, Argentine composer, pianist and conductor (La leyenda del urutaú, Réquiem, Misa de Gloria), dies at 73
  • 1963-03-01 Jorge Daponte, Argentine racing driver (b. 1923)
  • 1966-03-09 Pablo Birger, Argentine racing driver (b. 1924)
  • 1966-12-27 Guillermo Stábile, Argentine footballer (b. 1906)

BattleExecution

1967-10-09 Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Argentine Marxist revolutionary and physician, executed in Bolivia at 39

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • 1969-06-13 Martita Hunt, Argentine-born English actress (Great Expectations), dies at 69
  • 1970-10-01 Raoul Riganti, Argentine racing driver (b. 1893)
  • 1971-09-21 Bernardo Houssay, Argentine physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)
  • 1973-04-27 Carlos Menditeguy, Argentine racing driver (b. 1914)
  • 1973-10-21 Nasif Estéfano, Argentine racing driver (b. 1932)

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1974-07-01 Juan Perón, Argentine military officer and President of Argentina (1946-55, 73-74), dies of a heart attack at 78

General and President of Argentina Juan Perón
General and President of Argentina
Juan Perón
  • 1974-09-27 Silvio Frondizi, Argentine lawyer, assassinated by the Triple A(b. 1907)
  • 1975-03-25 Juan Gaudino, Argentine racing driver (b. 1893)
  • 1976-08-04 Enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop
  • 1977-03-11 Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Argentine racing driver (b. 1934)
  • 1977-03-15 Antonino Rocca, Argentine professional wrestler
  • 1978-08-26 José Manuel Moreno, Argentine footballer (b. 1916)
  • 1978-11-28 Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Argentine football executive (b. 1902)
  • 1982-11-15 Martin De Alzaga, Argentine racing driver (b. 1901)
  • 1983-06-25 Alberto Evaristo Ginastera, Argentine composer (Panambi), dies at 67
  • 1984-02-12 Julio Cort zar, Argentina writer (Final del Juego), dies at 69

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1986-06-14 Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine author (Book of Sand), dies in Geneva at 86

  • 1987-01-17 Hugo Fregonese, Argentine film director (b. 1908)
  • 1988-03-05 Alberto Olmedo, Argentine comedian (b. 1933)
  • 1989-12-16 Oscar Alfredo Gálvez, Argentine racing driver (b. 1913)
  • 1990-07-21 Manuel Puig, Argentine writer (Buenos Aires Affair), dies at 57
  • 1990-07-28 Armando Frid, of Argentina (Born May 24, 1866 Guin rec), dies at 124
  • 1990-11-24 Juan Manuel Bordeu, Argentine racing driver (b. 1934)
  • 1991-08-14 Alberto Crespo, Argentine racing driver (b. 1920)
  • 1992-01-10 Roberto Bonomi, Argentine racing driver (b. 1919)
  • 1992-05-23 Atahualpa Yupanqui, Argentine singer/composer/poet/guitarist, dies
  • 1992-07-04 Astor Piazzolla, Argentine composer (Tango Nuevo), dies at 71
  • 1992-07-06 Edgardo Pallero, Argentina producer (Los hijos de fierro), dies
  • 1993-04-12 Isaac Rojas, vp of Argentina (1955-58), dies
  • 1994-08-27 Roberto Goyeneche, [El Polaco], Argentine tango singer (Maria), dies
  • 1994-09-30 Roberto Viola, Argentine general/president (1981), dies at 69
  • 1995-01-08 Carlos Monzon, [El Macho], Argentine medium weight boxing champ (1970-77), dies at 52
  • 1995-03-15 Carlos Menem Jr, Son of Argentine President, dies at 26
  • 1995-04-18 Arturo Frondizi, President of Argentina (1958-62), dies
  • 1995-06-08 Juan Carlos Ongania, President of Argentina (1966-70), dies
  • 1996-01-18 Leonor Fini, Argentine artist, dies at 87
  • 1996-08-27 Alexander Lanusse, military President of Argentina (1971-73), dies
  • 1998-04-16 Alberto Calderón, Argentine mathematician (b. 1920)
  • 1998-12-12 Marco Denevi, Argentine writer (b. 1922)
  • 1999-03-08 Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentinean writer (b.1914)
  • 1999-11-11 Jacobo Timmerman, Argentine writer and journalist (b. 1923)
  • 2000-10-28 Carlos Guastavino, Argentine composer (b. 1912)
  • 2001-01-19 Dario Vittori, Argentinean actor (b. 1921)
  • 2001-11-14 Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentine footballer (b. 1922)
  • 2002-03-24 César Milstein, Argentine scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1927)
  • 2003-01-12 Leopoldo Galtieri, dictator of Argentina (b. 1926)
  • 2003-05-21 Alejandro de Tomaso, Argentine-Italian racing driver and car manufacturer (b. 1928)
  • 2003-08-22 Imperio Argentina, Argentinian singer and actress (b. 1906)
  • 2005-02-17 Omar Sivori, Argentine footballer (b. 1935)
  • 2005-05-08 Nicolás Vuyovich, Argentine racing driver (b. 1981)
  • 2005-06-18 Manuel Sadosky, Argentine mathematician (b. 1914)
  • 2005-07-11 Jesús Iglesias, Argentine professional racing driver (b. 1922)
  • 2006-06-29 Fabián Bielinsky, Argentinean film director (b. 1959)
  • 2007-07-19 Roberto Fontanarrosa, Argentine cartoonist (b. 1944)
  • 2008-03-12 Jorge Guinzburg, Argentine journalist, producer, humorist, and TV, theater and radio host (b. 1949)
  • 2009-03-31 Raúl Alfonsín, President of Argentina (1983-89), dies of lung cancer at 82
  • 2009-11-05 Félix Luna, Argentine historian (b. 1925)
  • 2010-01-04 Sandro, Argentine songwriter (b. 1945)
  • 2010-05-31 Rubén Juárez, Argentine bandoneonist (b. 1947)
  • 2010-08-21 Rodolfo Enrique Fogwill, Argentinean writer (b. 1941)
  • 2010-10-27 Néstor Kirchner, Argentine politician, President of Argentina (2003-2007), dies of heart failure at 60
  • 2010-11-08 Emilio Eduardo Massera, Argentine naval officer and National Reorganization Process figure (b. 1925)