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29 August

Michael Jackson
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In 1189, Dubrovnik entered into an agreement with the Bosnian Ban Kulin on free and unrestricted trade with Bosnia. The agreement is considered one of the oldest surviving documents in these places.

In 1526, at the battle of Mohač, the Turkish army under the command of Suleiman the Magnificent defeated the Hungarian troops of King Ludwig II, who was drowned during the withdrawal.

In 1619, the French economist Jean Baptiste Colbert is born. He was Finance Minister of King Louis XIV.

In 1632, the founder of empiricism and liberal philosophy, English philosopher John Locke is born. He argued that the mind was a blank slate.

In 1915, in Stockholm Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman is born. She became famous with the film Casablanca. She has received three Oscars.

MUSIC HISTORY

1964 - Rob Orbison is at the top of the American charts with 'Pretty Woman'.

1981 - Aneka is at the top of the British singles chart with 'Japanese Boy'.

1987 - Def Leppard with their album 'Hysteria' take the top spots on the British and American album charts.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1924 - singer Dinah Washington (1959 'What A Diff'rence A Day Makes').

1958 - Michael Jackson (1983 'Billie Jean'). He dies on 25. June 2009, aged 50.

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1189 je Dubrovnik sklenil sporazum z bosanskim banom Kulinom o svobodni in neomejeni trgovini z Bosno. Sklenjen sporazum velja za enega najstarejših ohranjenih dokumentov v teh krajih.

Leta 1526 je v bitki pri Mohaču turška vojska pod poveljstvom Sulejmana II Veličastnega premagala madžarske čete kralja Ludvika II, ki se je ob umiku utopil. Ogrska je razpadla na tri dele.

Leta 1619 se je rodil francoski gospodarstvenik Jean Baptiste Colbert. Bil je finančni minister kralja Ludvika XIV.

Leta 1632 se je rodil utemeljitelj empirizma, angleški filozof John Locke. Trdil je, da ni nič v razumu, kar ni bilo prej v čutih.

Leta 1885 je Gottlieb Daimler patentiral prvi motocikel.

Leta 1915 se je v Stokholmu rodila švedska igralka Ingrid Bergman. Zaslovela je s filmi Casablanka, Anastazija in Komu zvoni. Prejela je tri oskarje.

Leta 1964 je umrl slovenski pisatelj in kritik Juš Kozak.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1964 - Rob Orbison je na vrhu ameriške lestvice s skladbo 'Pretty Woman'.

1981 - Aneka je na vrhu britanske lestvice singlov s skladbo 'Japanese Boy'.

1987 - Def Leppard so z albumom 'Hysteria' osvojili vrh britanske in ameriške lestvice.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1924 - pevka Dinah Washington (1959 'What A Diff'rence A Day Makes').

1958 - Michael Jackson (1983 'Billie Jean'). Umrl je 25. junija 2009, star 50 let.

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