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Paraguay - Historical Events
Date Event
1537-08-15

Asunción, Paraguay, is founded.

1617-12-16

Spanish viceroy Hernando Arias de Saavedra founds provinces Rio de la Plata (Argentina)/Guaira (Paraguay)

1811-05-14

Paraguay gains independence from Spain (National Day)

1866-10-22

Paraguay: Battle of Curupaytí against Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

1869-08-16

Battle of Acosta Ñu: A Paraguay battalion made up of children is massacred by the Brazilian Army during the War of the Triple Alliance.

1917-09-20

Paraguay becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.

1930-09-29

Boquerón battle ends Paraguay border dispute

1933-05-10

Paraguay declares war on Bolivia

1933-12-20

Bolivia & Paraguay sign cease fire

1935-06-12

Weapons pact ends 3 year war of Gran Chaco (Bolivia vs Paraguay)

1935-06-14

Chaco War between Bolivia & Paraguay ends

1945-02-14

Peru, Paraguay, Chile & Ecuador joins UN

1954-05-05

Military coup by general Alfredo Stroessner in Paraguay

1954-08-15

Alfredo Stroessner names himself president of Paraguay

1959-05-30

Pres Stroessner disbands Paraguay's parliament

1967-08-25

Paraguay accepts its constitution

1987-03-15

US Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay

1988-02-14

Alfredo Stroessner re-elected president of Paraguay

1989-02-03

Military coup overthrows Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay

1991-12-01

Colorado party wins Paraguay parliamentary election

1993-05-09

Paraguay holds its 1st pres & parliamentary elections in 50 years

1999-03-23

Gunmen assassinate Paraguay's Vice President Luis María Argaña.

2004-08-01

A supermarket fire kills 396 people and injures 500 in Asunción, Paraguay.

2013-04-21

Horacio Cartes is elected President of Paraguay

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Paraguay - Notable Birthdays

Victor PecciOct 15, 1955

Paraguay - Birthdays
Date Event
1790-11-04

Carlos A Lopez, president of Paraguay (1844-62)

1826-07-24

Francisco S Lopez, [Tiran], president of Paraguay (1862-70)

1882-07-18

Manuel Galvez, Argentina writer/poet/historian (Paraguay)

1912-11-03

Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay (1954-89)

1912-11-03

Don Alfredo Stroessner, The Last Dictator - Alan Whicker in Stroessner's Paraguay

1924-03-20

Hermann Guggiari, Paraguay, engineer and sculptor (Rejas, NNUU)(d.2012)

1955-10-15

Victor Pecci, Asuncion Paraguay, tennis star

1956-10-11

Nicanor Duarte Frutos, President of Paraguay

1958-05-31

Angel Franco, Asuncion Paraguay, golfer (1993 Nike Dominion)

1971-03-11

Marta Lovera Parquet, Miss Universe-Paraguay (1996)

1974-03-27

Rosanna Gimenez, Miss Paraguay Universe (1997)

1977-10-13

Antonio Di Natale, Group F: Italy vs Paraguay

1980-10-31

Kengo Nakamura, Round of 16: Paraguay vs Japan

1982-01-30

Daiki Iwamasa, Round of 16: Paraguay vs Japan

1984-04-05

Kisho Yano, Round of 16: Paraguay vs Japan

Paraguay - Notable Weddings

Jorge Luis BorgesApr 26, 1986

Paraguay - Weddings
Date Event
1986-04-26

Writer Jorge Luis Borges (86) weds author Maria Kodama (49) in Paraguay

Paraguay - Deaths
Date Event
1839-09-20

Jose Gaspar de Francia, dictator of Paraguay (1816-39), dies at 74

1862-09-10

Carlos A Lopez, president of Paraguay (1844-62), dies at 71

1870-03-01

Francisco S Lopez, Pres of Paraguay (1862-70), dies at 43

1870-05-01

Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay

1980-09-17

Anastasio Somoza, former Nicaraguan Pres, assassinated in Paraguay

2006-08-16

Alfredo Stroessner, President of Paraguay (b. 1912)

2006-08-16

Don Alfredo Stroessner, The Last Dictator - Alan Whicker in Stroessner's Paraguay


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