Rosario in History

Historical Events

  • 1969-05-21 Civil unrest in Rosario, Argentina, aka Rosariazo, following the death of a 15-year-old student.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1926-09-07 Donald J. Irwin, American politician (32nd Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut), born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 2013)

Person of interestChe Guevara

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
  • 1932-11-28 Gato Barbieri, Latin jazz musician (Last Tango in Paris), born in Rosario, Argentina (d. 2016)
  • 1938-11-05 César Luis Menotti, Argentine football player (1978 FIFA World Cup) and coach, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1962-12-05 José Cura, Argentine tenor, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1972-02-17 Valeria Mazza, Argentinian model and businesswoman, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1976-10-07 Santiago Solari, Argentinian footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1978-05-16 Lionel Scaloni, Argentine retired footballer (World Cup 2006), born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1981-01-02 Maxi Rodríguez, soccer midfielder (57 caps; Atlético Madrid, Newell's Old Boys), born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1981-08-18 César Delgado, Argentine footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1982-01-04 Paulo Ferrari, Argentinian footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina

Person of interestLionel Messi

1987-06-24 Lionel Messi, Argentine soccer striker (6 x FIFA Ballon d’Or; 6 x European Golden Shoes; 10 x La Liga titles; 4 x UEFA Champions League; 6 x Copas del Rey; FC Barcelona), born in Rosario, Argentina

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi
  • 1988-02-14 Ángel Di María, Argentine footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1988-06-29 Éver Banega, Argentine footballer (Sevilla FC), born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1990-01-15 Fernando Forestieri, Italian footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina