San Fermin, Condor Day, Soil Conservation Day, Victor Manuel and Ringo Starr – Today’s Facts

San Fermin, Condor Day, Soil Conservation Day, Victor Manuel and Ringo Starr – Today’s Facts
San Fermin, Condor Day, Soil Conservation Day, Victor Manuel and Ringo Starr – Today’s Facts

The current events of July 7 are marked in Today’s Facts by the names of Fermin y Benedict and the birthday of the drummer and ex-Beatle, Ringo Starr.

Today is celebrated the World Cocoa Day proclaimed by the International Organization of Cocoa Producers and the French Academy of Master Chocolatiers and Confectioners. It has been held since 2010.

Soil Conservation Day

Condor Day


On this day in 1846, US troops occupied the cities of Monterrey y San Francisco with which begins the American conquest of California; in 1967, Nigeria began the Biafran Civil War and the terrible famine; In 2005, London experienced several attacks on the subway and a bus, causing 60 deaths and more than 700 injuries. Special memory for the British actress Vivien Leigh died in 1967 and for the novelist Arthur Conan Doyledied in 1939.

Character of the day

Marc Chagall (July 7, 1887 – March 28, 1985), French painter of Belarusian origin, genius of surrealism with echoes of fantasies and dreams and biblical themes, reflecting his Jewish heritage. Among his works are the White Crucifixion, To Russia, donkeys and others, The village and I or the twelve stained glass windows for the synagogue of Hadassah University Hospitalnear Jerusalem.

His phrases

“Art is primarily a state of mind”.

“In art as in life, everything is possible if it is based on love.”

The Russian-born actor was also born on July 7 Yul Brynner (1920-1985), the Austrian composer Gustav Mahler (1860-1911), the French designer Pierre Cardin (1922), the German novelist Lion Feuchtwanger (1884-1958), American film director George Sugar (1899-1983), Italian film director and actor Victor De Sica (1901-1974), drummer of The Beatles Ringo Starr (1940), the Spanish singer-songwriter Victor Manuelhusband of the actress and singer Ana Belen (1947).

Saints of the day

Ferminname derived from Latin meaning
Benedicta name that comes from Latin and means
“with a good name”.

As a Roman would say…

One witness, no witness.
Single witness, null witness.

The joke

A waiter says to a couple:
– We have a menu for 11 euros and another for 15 euros
– And what difference is there?
– 4 euros…


Conclusion is the place where you arrived tired of thinking.


The one who argues with you as a girlfriend will later knock you down.

To read and meditate

What is sown on good soil is like those
who hear the message, welcome it and bear fruit: one thirty,
one sixty and one hundred.
Marcos 4, 20

Reason can withstand defeat; evil cannot.
Rabindranath Tagore

The wise man finds himself in his homeland like a treasure
in his hiding place.
Arabic proverb

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