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29. Nov 2017 at 13:39 Global On this day

2 December

Michael Jackson, album Thriller Foto: Reuters

In 1594, the Dutch geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator dies. He drew the first modern maps, today the Mercator projection in drawing maps is still used today.

In 1814, the famous French writer Marquis de Sade, known for novels that were full of sexual violence, dies. Named after him is one of the forms of sexual gratification, sadism.

In 1848, the Austrian empire reigns Franc Joseph I.

In 1859, the U. S. Army hung black leader John Brown. Today, we mark World Day for the Abolition of Slavery.

In 1915, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity.

In 1982, in the state of Utah in the USA Dr. Barney Clarc is implanted with the world's first artificial heart, he lived for 112 days.

MUSIC HISTORY

1978 - Rod Stewart with 'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy' is No. 1 on the British singles chart.

1983 - MTV for the first time presented the 14 minute long video hit Thriller by Michael Jackson.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1906 - Dr. Peter Carl Goldmark, who in 1945 invented the LP (long-playing microgroove record). The invention signified a revolution in music listening.

1960 - Sydney Youngblood (1989 'If Only I Could').

1978 - Nelly Furtado (2001 'I'm Like A Bird').

1981 - Britney Spears ( 1999 'Baby One More Time').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1594 je umrl nizozemski kartograf Gerardus Mercator. Narisal je prve moderne zemljevide, še danes se uporablja po njem imenovana Mercatorjeva projekcija pri risanju zemljevidov.

Leta 1814 je umrl slavni francoski pisatelj Markiz de Sade, znan po romanih, polnih spolnega nasilja. Po njem so poimenovali sadizem.

Leta 1848 je Avstrijskemu cesarstvu zavladal Franc Jožef I.

Leta 1859 je ameriška vojska obesila črnskega voditelja Johna Browna. Danes je svetovni dan odprave suženjstva.

Leta 1915 je Albert Einstein objavil splošno teorijo o relativnosti.

Leta 1982 so v ameriški zvezni državi Utah dr. Barneyju Clarcu vsadili prvo umetno srce na svetu. Z njim je živel 112 dni.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1978 - Rod Stewart je s pesmijo 'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy' na vrhu britanske lestvice singlov.

1983 - MTV je prvič predvajal 14 minutni video Thrillerja, Michaela Jacksona.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1906 - Dr. Peter Carl Goldmark, leta 1945 je izumil LP (long-playing microgroove record). Izum je pomenil revolucijo v poslušanju glasbe.

1960 - Sydney Youngblood (1989 'If Only I Could').

1978 - Nelly Furtado (2001 'I'm Like A Bird').

1981 - Britney Spears ( 1999 'Baby One More Time').

Vesna Danilovič Novak