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In 1849, part of the railway Vienna -Trieste from Celje to Ljubljana is opened. Ljubljana railway station at the same time becomes a major freight terminal. The first locomotives Ljubljana and Triglav arrive at Ljubljana railway station.

In 1857, the first type writer is patented.

In 1932, the Scottish physician Sir Ronald Ross dies. He devoted himself to the study of malaria in a Calcutta hospital. In 1897 he discovered the presence of the malaria virus in the Anopheles mosquito. He concluded that the disease is transmitted from diseased to healthy animals by mosquito bites.

In 1952, the American actor Mickey Rourke is born.

In 1977, the Greek soprano Maria Callas dies.

In 2005, Gordon Gould, the inventor of the laser, dies.

MUSIC HISTORY

1972 - Three Dog Night take over the No. 1 spot on the American singles chart with 'Black and White'.

1977 - Marc Bolan, English singer-songwriter, poet and guitarist, best known as the frontman of glam rock group T. Rex ('20th Century Boy').

1978 - Boston reign at the top of the American albums chart with 'Don't Look Back'.

1989 - Gloria Estefan is at the top of the American singles chart with 'Don't Wanna Lose You'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1925 - Blues guitarist and singer B. B. King (1964 'Rock Me Baby').

1950 - David Bellamy, singer in the Bellamy Brothers (1976 'Let Your Love Flow').

1963 - Singer Richard Marx (1992 'Hazard').

1984 - Singer Katie Melua (2004 'The Closest Thing To Crazy').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1849 je bil odprt del železniške proge Dunaj - Trst, od Celja do Ljubljane. Ljubljanski kolodvor je hkrati postal tudi pomembna tovorna postaja. Na ljubljansko železniško postajo sta prvi pripeljali lokomotivi Ljubljana in Triglav.

Leta 1857 je bil patentiran prvi pisalni stroj.

Leta 1932 je po dolgi bolezni umrl škotski zdravnik sir Ronald Ross. Posvetil se je študiju malarije v kalkutski bolnišnici. Ugotovil je, da se bolezen prenaša iz obolelih živali na zdrave s pikom komarja.

Leta 1952 se je rodil ameriški filmski igralec Mickey Rourke.

Leta 1977 je umrla grška sopranistka Maria Callas.

Leta 2005 je umrl Gordon Gould, iznajditelj laserja.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1972 - Three Dog Night zasedejo vrh ameriške lestvice singlov z 'Black and White'.

1977 - umrl je Marc Bolan, britanski pevec, skladatelj in vodja zasedbe T. Rex ('20th Century Boy').

1978 - Boston kraljujejo na vrhu ameriške lestvice albumov z 'Don't Look Back'.

1989 - Gloria Estefan je na vrhu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'Don't Wanna Lose You'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1925 - blues kitarist in pevec B. B. King (1964 'Rock Me Baby'), umrl leta 2015.

1950 - David Bellamy, pevec v Bellamy Brothers (1976 'Let Your Love Flow').

1963 - pevec Richard Marx (1992 'Hazard').

1984 - pevka Katie Melua (2004 'The Closest Thing To Crazy').

Vesna Danilovič Novak