Gabriel Garcia Marquez Passes Away

José Gabriel García Márquez, Colombian author and Nobel Prize recipient for literature, died yesterday at the age of 87 after a slow decline in health, aggravated in recent weeks. The author of which is undoubtedly the most important novel of Latin America, One Hundred Years of Solitude, his death, although announced, has the whole world mourning. García Márquez was born in Aracataca, a village lost in the Colombian Caribbean, on Sunday March 6, 1927 at nine in the morning, as he detailed in his memoirs. Raised by his maternal grandparents, a retired colonel and a superstitious woman, who both would mark his literature, 'Gabo'-…
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This Day In History

Today In History: March 19 1882

The temple was consecrated by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010, the year in which was completed inside  On this day in 1882 Barcelona work began on the expiatory Temple of the Sagrada Familia. The original neo-Gothic project was the creation of the diocesan architect Francisco de Paula del Villar, but in 1883 the continuation of the project was carried out by Antoni Gaudí. Gaudí finished the crypt initially thought up by his predecessor but proposed a monumental new project that left the neo-Gothic style for another more personal and innovative modernist inspiration. The project consisted of a large church with a Latin cross…
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