January 15 in art, entertainment, science, sports and society

In 2006 he died in Córdoba Jose Alberto “Beto” Esquinasy at 63 years of age. Journalist, host and broadcaster, he was always linked to the artistic and cultural sphere of Córdoba and hosted various radio and television programs, mainly on Channel 10 and Radio Universidad. (Source: Esteban Domina)

We remember his image and his voice with this video from 1988…

Beto Esquinazi interviews the Poor Politicians

In 1939 a rain of 140 millimeters, which fell in less than an hour, overflowed the stream of the glen, which claimed two lives and destroyed houses, bridges, cobblestones, trees and animals, as used to happen every time this gentle water course grew excessively. (Source: Esteban Dómina)

Video that tells the story, contains archive material from the Radio and Television Services of the National University of Córdoba…

La Cañada, 70 years old: story of a love that overcame tragedy

In 1944 the most destructive natural event in the history of Argentina took place: the San Juan earthquake. After 8:50 p.m., it had its epicenter in the vicinity of La Laja, 20km from the city of San Juan, with a maximum intensity of 9 on the Mercalli scale. It destroyed 80% of the city and total casualties were estimated to exceed 10,000. After the fact, thousands of children were orphaned and were registered by families throughout the country as their own and no records were ever made of it, since at that time there was no Adoption Law.

Ephemeris: San Juan Earthquake (January 15, 1944) – Canal Encuentro

He turns 70. On January 15, 1952 the musician was born Skay Beilinson , former guitarist for Patricio Rey y sus Redonditos de Ricota, who now pursues his solo career.

Skay y Los Fakires – The kid from the shipyards – Cosquin Rock ’20 HD

Azucena Maizani born in Buenos Aires on November 17, 1902 and died on January 15, 1970, was an Argentine singer and composer of tangos. He had great popularity, he performed on the radio and in theater and also left more than 270 works recorded. For many years she made her presentations dressed in masculine suits or with Creole gaucho attire, for which she was known by the nickname of La Ñata Gaucha, given by Libertad Lamarque in 1935.

In 1928, his first film appearance was in the silent film La model de la calle Florida directed by Julio Irigoyen.

Some famous songs in his voice: But I know; Hand to hand; The song of Buenos Aires; Milonga of the 900, etc. He passed away in 1970.

AZUCENA MAIZANI – “The Song of Buenos Aires”

On January 15, 1618 according to some historical data, on this date, Jesuit monks bought fields in the province of Córdoba and formed a Jesuit Estancia named after Jesus and the Virgin Mary.

In colonial times it was developed not only as a ranch for the Society of Jesus, but as a stage of the road called Camino Real that connected the Atlantic ports with the mining areas of Upper Peru.

The Estancia Jesús María It was the second productive core of the system created by the Society of Jesus. It was characterized by its wine production. In the old Jesuit winery the wine “lagrimilla de oro” was made. The ranch includes the church, the residence and the winery, remains of old mills, perchel and tajamar. Rancherías and fields for cultivation and grazing disappeared. Built around a central patio, closed on two sides by a two-level cloister, the construction of superimposed arches stands out.

Estancia Jesús María, whose lands are located in two departments: Totoral and Anejos Norte, today houses the towns of Jesús María and Colonia Caroya, where the “National Dressage and Folklore Festival” is held annually, except this year for known reasons.

Estancia Jesús María

On January 15, 1889 Prospero Molina dies, in the City of Cosquín, Province of Córdoba. Entrepreneur and precursor of the aforementioned town, who was born in Piedra Blanca, Province of Catamarca, in 1827.

In 1875 it was part of the request to found the town that would become Cosquín.

In 1877 he donated his large house to create the Trade Union Board of which he was appointed vice president and chaired in 1881.

As of the same year of 1881, he received contributions from the government to build the temple that was inaugurated in 1884, a site with which he had a lot to do, from the purchase of the land, to its completion.

He passed away in the city he helped organize. His remains were taken, years later, to the pantheon of the Franciscans of Córdoba where they still remain.

Aerial view of the Main Square of Folklore that bears his name


In 1929 he was born Martin Luther King. Pastor of the Baptist church, he had an outstanding participation in the history of the United States, first as an activist for the rights of African-Americans, to later also be part of the protests against the Vietnam War.

The right to vote and non-discrimination for black people were the first flags raised, such as the famous bus boycott, when a black woman refused to give up her seat to a white woman, as marked by the law at that time. During the march for work and freedom, he pronounced the phrase that would remain in history, “I have a dream.” Decorated with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, four years later and when his efforts were focused on the fight against poverty, he was killed by a shot to the throat while he was on a hotel balcony. More than 300,000 people attended his funeral, including the vice president of the nation.

In 2008: the Dr. King’s Tree campaign was born with the planting of a tree in honor of Martin Luther King and his non-violent methods.

Those who changed the world: 07) Martin Luther King

He turns 66. On January 15, 1956 he was born George Fandermole in the town of Pueblo Andino, 55 kilometers northwest of Rosario in the Province of Santa Fe. guitarist and singer-songwriter who back in 1982 joined the “Trova Rosarina” together with musicians of the stature of: Juan Carlos Baglietto, Fito Páez, Silvina Garre , Adrián Abonizio, Rubén Goldin, Lalo de Los Santos, Daniel Wirtz and Manuel Wirtz among others, that trova that knew how to conquer Buenos Aires and the country with its musical proposal.

In 1988, together with other musicians, he founded the “Rosario School of Musicians”; educational, creation and artistic production project based on popular musical expressions. His songs have been performed and recorded by many performers, among others: Juan Carlos Baglietto, Ana Belén, Guadalupe Farías Gómez, Silvina Garre, Liliana Herrero, Silvia Iriondo, Luna Monti, Juan Quintero, Suna Rocha and Mercedes Sosa.

Works: Water on the moon (with Héctor De Benedictis) – Ando – Song of navigators – Song of the Coast – I sing verses – Heart of light and shadow – The royal lemon tree – It was in April – Ancient fires – Generations – Huayno of the devil (with Luis González Carpena) – The Luminous (with Raúl Carnota) – The Torcida – The Mad and the Children – Captive Mother (with Víctor Heredia) – Marina – Navega – Oración del Remanso – Portrait of the Man – Dreamer, among others.

In Córdoba, where he has a large number of admirers and friends he performs regularly, we remember a performance at the now defunct Kitchen of Cultures where he shares one of his songs with Lucas Heredia.

Diamond | Jorge Fandermole with Lucas Heredia

in 1870 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento founds the National Library of Teachers.

Video from 2020, when he turned 150…

National Library of Teachers celebrates 150 years

Perez Celis was born in Buenos Aires on January 15, 1939 and died on August 2, 2008, he was a prestigious Argentine plastic artist of international recognition. His work was expressed through painting, sculpture, muralism, and engraving. He developed an abstract style, resorting to the fusion of aesthetic lines of the Andean Amerindian cultures with the international plastic avant-garde, while at the same time using images deeply rooted in the culture of Buenos Aires to build works of strong impact.

Public works have been a constant participation of Pérez Celis in the embellishment of everyday life. “The Presence” sculpture of 17 m installed in the Patio de la Madera, Rosario, El Ángel Protector, in the Fortabat Building, the exterior painting of the Central Park urban complex in the neighborhood of Barracas, El Ojo del tiempo the solar clock of 23 m high in Merlo, San Luis, testify.

02 Work and Life Perez Celis CVN

He turns 64. Luis Maria Pescetti was born in San Jorge, Santa Fe on January 15, 1958. He is a writer, musician and composer. It develops an intense academic activity on humor and communication with children aimed at pedagogues, paediatricians, psychologists and artists. He created and hosted radio and television programs on music, literature, and humor for family audiences in Mexico and Argentina for more than fourteen years.

His extensive production of children’s books is recognized in Latin America and in Spain. Some of its titles are: Little Red Riding Hood (as told to Jorge); Natasha; The octopus is raw; Stories of the lords Moc and Poc; Friday; Nobody would believe you and The citizen of my shoes.

He has edited thirteen discs, and seven audiovisuals. Some with guest artists such as Juan Quintero, Negro Aguirre and Lito Vitale. And it presents shows for all ages, with shows and seasons in the most important venues in Mexico and Argentina, but also in the United States, Spain, Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Peru and Uruguay.

His most recent works are: Lío, an album made in times of a pandemic, and the book: Emotional First Aid Kit for Humans and Superheroes by Editorial Loqueleo. Both with their own illustrations.

When I was little my dad ruined the plan

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