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Argentine Republic
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Location  South America
Capital  Buenos Aires
Area  2,780,400 sq km
Population  41,769,726
"A trouble shared is a trouble halved"
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January 1

  • Argentina officially took over the G20 Presidency on 1 January 2018 for next 365 days. The G-20 is the pre-eminent forum for world leaders to collectively debate and address the most pressing global challenges.

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  • Pope Francis named Luis Hector Villalba of Argentina as a cardinal among a new batch of cardinals selected by Pope on 4 January 2015.[1]

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  • Argentine archaeologists from the La Matanza University have discovered a well-preserved fossil of a prehistoric deer just to the north of Buenos Aires. The fossil - which hasn't yet been given a definitive age - was revealed on 7 January 2019.
  • Argentina's iconic bookstore Ateneo Grand Splendid was named the World's Most Beautiful Bookstore by travel magazine National Geographic on 7 January 2019.[2]
  • Lionel Messi of Argentina won the FIFA Ballon d'Or as the best player on 7 January 2013. Messi became first player to be crowned world's best footballer by FIFA four times.

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  • Argentine football legend Lionel Messi won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player for the fifth time on 11 January 2016.[3]
  • Argentine tennis star Juan Martin Del Potro on 11 January 2014 outclassed defending champion Bernard Tomic of Australia 6-3, 6-1 in a 53-minute final of the Sydney International.[4]

January 12

  • Archaeologists have found that the 98 million-year-old fossils discovered in southwest Argentina are of a sauropod, which may be larger than the Patagotitan mayorum, the largest dinosaur ever identified. The findings were published on 12 January 2021 in the journal Cretaceous Research.[5]

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  • Argentina and United Arab Emirates on 16 January 2013 signed an agreement on peaceful uses of nuclear energy during an official visit to Abu Dhabi by Argentine president Cristina Fernandez.[6]

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January 27

  • An international team of researchers, including scientists from Argentina, have identified fossilized remains of four ancient snakes between 140 and 167 million years old, rolling back the clock on snake evolution by nearly 70 million years. They have described these oldest snake fossils on 27 January 2015 in the journal Nature Communications.[7]

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February 1

  • Argentina and China on 1 February 2022 signed an engineering, procurement and construction agreement for the development of the Atucha 3 nuclear power plant in the Buenos Aires Province of Argentina.

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February 4

  • A herbivorous dinosaur that fended off predators with a row of spines running along its back and lived 140 million years ago has been discovered in Argentine Patagonia. The discovery of the new species of dicraeosauridae, christened Bajadasaurus pronuspinax, was revealed in Scientific Reports on 4 February 2019.[8]

February 5

  • Argentine footballer Sergio Aguero was named the Barclays Premier League player of the month on 5 February 2016 for his performance with Manchester City. Aguero won the award for the third time.

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  • Argentine footballer Sergio Aguero was named Premier League Player of the Month for January on 7 February 2020, winning the award seven times, more than any other player in Premier League history.

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  • Argentine researchers have discovered the remains of a 90-million-year-old carnivorous dinosaur distantly related to Tyrannosaurus rex in Argentine Patagonia and named it Tralkasaurus cuyi on 13 February 2020.

February 14

  • The black comedy anthology Wild Tales, written and directed by Argentine film director Damian Szifron, won the 2016 BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language.[9]

February 15

  • Argentina ranked eleventh in the world on how effectively children can access the justice system to defend their rights, according to a research report released on 15 February 2016 by Children Rights International Network (CRIN).[10]
  • Argentine photographer Rodrigo Abd won the first prize for general news single photograph category at the 2013 World Press Photo awards for his image of a woman with a bloodstained face weeping in Syria, when her house was shelled by the Syrian Army.[11]

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  • Argentine football star Lionel Messi and English six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton were declared joint winners of the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award on 18 February 2020.

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  • Scientists from Argentina and their international colleagues have determined that the modern-day armadillo had an interesting ancestor — an animal the size of a car and named Doedicurus. Their findings were confirmed based on the DNA analysis of a 12,000-year-old fossil from Argentina, as published in the journal Current Biology on 22 February 2016.[12]

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March 1

  • Researchers in Argentina have unearthed the fossils of a dinosaur species named Ninjatitan zapatai that lived 140 million years ago during the Cretaceous Period in Argentina's Patagonia region. Their findings were published in the Argentinian scientific journal Ameghiniana on 1 March 2021.[13]
  • An international team of researchers, including Argentine scientists, has for the first time identified a gene called IRF4 responsible for greying hair. Their study published in Nature Communications on 1 March 2016 confirms greying has a genetic component and is not just environmental.[14]

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  • Argentine film director Juan Jose Campanella's thriller film The Secret in Their Eyes won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2010 at the 82nd Academy Awards ceremony.

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  • Researchers in Argentina have announced the discovery of fossilized skin of a 43-million-year-old penguin on Marambio Island in the Antarctic, as revealed by La Matanza National University on 13 March 2020.
  • Argentine and Brazilian scientists have discovered the world’s first naturally fluorescent frog Hypsiboas punctatus in Argentina. In normal light the polka-dot tree frog has a dull complexion – but under UV light it glows bright green, as reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on 13 March 2017.[15]
  • Argentina on 13 March 2015 signed an agreement with the European Research Council (ERC) to facilitate top Argentinian scientists to visit Europe as members of research teams lead by European Research Council grant holders.[16]
  • Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a 76-year-old Argentine cardinal from Buenos Aires, was elected as the 266th leader or Pope of the Roman Catholic Church on 13 March 2013. He became the first ever Latin American Pope.

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  • Argentine scientists have discovered a nearly complete 3.5 million years old skeleton of a giant predatory bird in the cliffs of La Estafeta beach in Argentina. The newly discovered bird was named Llallawavis scagliali and reported in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology on 20 March 2015.

March 21

March 22

  • Professor Amy T. Austin of Argentina received the 2018 L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award from Latin America region for her remarkable contributions to understanding terrestrial ecosystem ecology in natural and human-modified landscapes.[17]

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March 24

  • Professor Andrea Gamarnik of Argentina was named as one of five winners of the 2016 prestigious L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award for her research that has the potential to control the spread of the dengue virus, while 390 million people suffer from the infection every year.
  • Argentine drama film The Official Story, is about a high school teacher who goes in search of her adopted daughter's mother, won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 58th Academy Awards on March 24, 1986.

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  • Argentina and Bolivia on 26 March 2015 signed an agreement on cooperation in the peaceful uses of Nuclear energy. The agreement is aimed at strengthening the scientific, technical and financial cooperation between the two countries.
  • Argentinian author and illustrator Isol won the 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, world's biggest prize for children's literature, for her ability to expose the absurdities of the adult world to children.

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  • Walter Ferrari of Argentina was an Honourable Mention at the Olympus Image of the Year Award announced on 31 March 2021.[18]


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April 10

  • Scientists in Argentina have discovered a remarkable new genus and species of small-sized titanosaurian sauropod, named Titanomachya gimenezi. The discovery of Titanomachya gimenezi was described in the journal Historical Biology on 10 April 2024.[19]

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  • Sofia Gatica from Argentina won the 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize, considered as the Nobel Prize for grassroots environmentalism, on 16 April 2012. Sofia was awarded for organizing local women to stop indiscriminate spraying of toxic agrochemicals in neighboring soy fields.[20]

April 17

  • Argentine businessman Eduardo Eurnekian was announced as the winner of the prestigious 2012 Oslo Business for Peace Award for his strong commitment to peace, reconciliation and ethical business practices.

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  • Argentine film La patota (Paulina) won the Tiantan Award for Best Feature Film at the 6th Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF) on 23 April 2016.
  • Argentine photographer Sebastian Gil Miranda won the 2015 Sony World Photography Award in the Campaign category for his pictures on "Shoot ball, not gun" - a social project in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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  • Argentine paleontologists have announced the discovery of an apex-predator dinosaur, named Maip macrothorax, that measured three stories from nose to tail and eviscerated its prey with sharp, curved claws, as revealed in the journal Scientific Reports on 26 April 2022.[21]
  • Pablo Borboroglu of Argentina received the prestigious Whitley Award in London on 26 April 2018 for his global penguin conservation efforts.[22]

April 27

  • Argentine researchers and their international colleagues have discovered fossils of a new 9.8-foot-long dinosaur in Chile, named Chilesaurus diegosuarezi. The dinosaur - had a meat-free diet and munched on plants about 145 million years ago - was described on 27 April 2015 in the journal Nature.[23]

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May 1

  • José Sarasola of Argentina received a 2019 Whitley Award for his work on wildlife conservation in the country.

May 2

  • Argentine footballer Lionel Messi became the highest scorer, with 68 goals, in a single major European league season following his hat trick in Barcelona’s 4-1 win over Malaga on 2 May 2012. Messi broke the record of 67 goals by German Gerd Müller from nearly 40 years ago.[24]

May 3

  • Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (ENACOM) of Argentina won the 2016 WSIS Prize for their project titled Fostering Integration of Argentine Academia in the Activities of ITU. The goal of this project is human capacity building with a high level of specialization in telecommunications and ICTs.[25]

May 4

  • Former Argentine President Néstor Kirchner served as the Secretary-General of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) from May 4, 2010 to October 27, 2010. He was the first Secretary-General of UNASUR which was formed as an economic and political union of South American nations.[26]

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May 9

  • Argentine Horacio Zeballos and Spaniard Marcel Granollers claimed an enthralling victory over Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic to become men’s doubles champions of the 2021 Mutua Madrid Tennis Open.[27]

May 10

  • Scientists in Argentina have discovered the oldest buckthorn fossilized flowers date back to at least 66 million years ago. They are believed to be the first fossilized flowers from South America, and perhaps the entire Southern Hemisphere as detailed in the journal PLOS One on 10 May 2017.[28]

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May 14

  • The University of La Punta from Argentina won a World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Project Prize in Geneva, Switzerland, for their project Automatic Meteorological Stations Network in the category of ICT applications: e-Science at a prize ceremony held on 14 May 2012.[29]

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May 17

  • Fossilized bones of a dinosaur believed to be the largest creature ever to walk the Earth have been unearthed in Argentina, reported on 17 May 2014. Based on the huge thigh bones discovered, the creature was imagined to be 40m (130ft) long and 20m (65ft) tall.[30]

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May 20

  • A team of Argentine and English researchers has found evidence of a dinosaur, named Mussaurus patagonicus, that walked on all fours when it was young and then switched to walking on two legs as it grew to adulthood. Their findings were published in the journal Scientific Reports on 20 May 2019.[31]

May 21

  • Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi on 21 May 2018 claimed record fifth European Golden Shoe award after ending La Liga season with 34 goals for Barcelona.
  • Argentine cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado, better known as “Quino”, won the 2014 Spain's Prince of Asturias Award for Communications and Humanities.[32]

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May 24

  • Argentine and Barcelona football superstar Lionel Messi won his sixth European Golden Shoe with 36 goals, awarded to the player with the most league goals in any of Europe's top-flight leagues, on 24 May 2019.

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June 1

  • Argentina beat Italy 3-0 at Wembley in the Finalissima - a football contest between the champions of Europe and South America - on 1 June 2022.
  • Argentina introduced a ban on smoking in all public places since 1 June 2011.

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  • A team of researchers from Argentina, Canada and the USA has discovered that early dinosaurs and marine reptiles laid soft-shell eggs like those of turtles. Their study was published on 17 June 2020 in the journal Nature.[33]
  • Argentine researchers and an international team of scientists have revealed that climate change and human impact played a crucial role in the extinction of South America’s ancient giant beasts such as sloths the size of elephants, one-tonne bears and sabre-toothed cats around 12,000 years ago. Their findings were published on 17 June 2016 in the journal Science Advances.[34]

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June 21

  • Ancient Qhapac Ñan road system built by the Inca Empire spanning six countries in South America including Argentina was granted World Heritage status by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2014.[35]
  • Argentine and English scientists studying the 15th Century Voynich manuscript, has been described as the world's most mysterious book, have found linguistic patterns in the book that could lead to meaningful words being discovered within text. Their study was published in the journal Plos One on 21 June 2013.[36]

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  • Argentina won the 1978 FIFA Soccer World Cup on June 25, 1978 on home soil. They won the world cup by beating Netherlands 3–1 after extra time in the final. It was Argentina's first world cup win.

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  • Argentina won their second FIFA Soccer World Cup in 1986. Argentina beat Germany (then West Germany) 3-2 in the final on June 29, 1986. Argentina was led by legendary soccer player Diego Maradona on their way to glory.
  • Isabel Martinez de Perón became the first female President in Latin America when she assumed the Argentine presidency upon the death of her husband and former Argentine President Juan Perón. Maria sworn in as interim leader of the Argentine Republic on June 29, 1974.

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  • The UNESCO World Heritage Committee on 7 July 2017 inscribed Los Alerces National Park in Argentina as the World Heritage site, located in the Andes of northern Patagonia and has a western boundary, which coincides with the Chilean border.[37]

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July 9

  • Giant dinosaurs lived on Earth much earlier than previously thought, according to a team of excavators in Argentina who discovered the remains of a 200-million-year old species. The species, baptized Ingenia prima, was about three times the size of the largest Triassic dinosaurs from its era, was detailed in Nature Ecology & Evolution journal on 9 July 2018.[38]
  • Argentina celebrates Independence Day each year on 9th of July. Argentina declared independence from the Spanish Empire on July 9, 1816.

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  • Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 at the Maracanã in the Copa America final on 11 July 2021 to secure the national team's first football title in 28 years.

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  • Scientists in Argentina have discovered a previously unknown carnivorous dinosaur, named Gualicho shinyae, that has small arms similar to those of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, according to a study published on 13 July 2016 in the journal PLOS ONE.[39]
  • Argentina and Russia on 13 July 2014 signed a nuclear energy deal whereby the Russian atomic energy corporation Rosatom will help Buenos Aires expand its nuclear energy production.[40]

July 14

  • Norma Nolan won the 1962 Miss Universe contest representing Argentina at the age of 24. She was the first Argentine woman to win the title.

July 15

  • Argentine football star Lionel Messi won the ESPN Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award for Best International Athlete on 15 July 2015.[41]

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  • Paula Pareto of Argentina won gold in Women -48 kg Judo at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil.

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  • Argentine U20 football team won the 2018 COTIF Football Tournament beating Russia 2-1 in the final in Spain.

August 9

  • Scientists in Argentina may have discovered the fossilized bones of the biggest dinosaur ever to have walked the Earth. The species, named Patagotitan mayorum in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B on 9 August 2017, is thought to have weighed around 62 tonnes and measured more than 35 meters from nose to tail.

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  • Researchers in Argentina have discovered remains of house-cat-sized dinosaur with spikes, named Jakapil kaniukura. The findings were published on 11 August 2022 in the scientific journal Scientific Reports.[42]

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  • Horacio Zeballos of Argentina and Marcel Granollers of Spain won the 2021 Western & Southern Open doubles tennis title after defeating American Steve Johnson and Austin Krajicek 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) on 22 August 2021[43]

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  • Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi was voted the inaugural winner of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Best Player in Europe Award for the season 2010/11. The award ceremony took place on 25 August 2011 in Monaco during the 2011/12 UEFA Champions League group stage draw.[44]

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  • A team of Argentinian scientists from the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) has discovered oldest parasite DNA, dated back to between 16,570 and 17,000 years ago, in prehistoric puma poo, as revealed on 27 August 2019.
  • Argentine footballer star Lionel Messi received the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award for the second time on 27 August 2015.[45]

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  • Argentine scientists have discovered fossil remains of a new species of 200-million-year-old pterosaur from the Patagonia region of South America. The researchers named the new flying reptile Allkaruen koi in the journal PeerJ on 30 August 2016.[46]

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  • Paleontologists from Argentina and Brazil have discovered a new species of dinosaur that was 16ft long and roamed Brazil 70 million years ago, named Kurupi itaata. This new discovery of Kurupi itaata was described in the Journal of South American Earth Sciences on 4 September 2021.[47]
  • A team of international scientists, including researchers from Argentina, has discovered a new species of dinosaur Dreadnoughtus schrani in an Argentinian desert. They described the new species of gigantic plant-eating dinosaur that weighed more than 59 tons and stretched 26 meters from head to tail in the journal Scientific Reports on 4 September 2014.[48]

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  • Sprinter Yanina Andrea Martinez of Argentina won Women's 100m - T36 gold at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in Brazil.

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  • Ignacio Diaz Bobillo of Argentina won the 2015 Astronomy Photographer of the Year Award in the Stars & Nebulae category for an image titled The Magnificent Omega Centauri.

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  • Antonio Abertondo, an Argentine swimmer, was the first person to complete a two way continuous swim of the English Channel which is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that forms a channel between France and Britain. On September 21, 1961 Abertondo completed the England-France-England swim in 43 hours 10 minutes.[49]

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  • Argentine football legend Lionel Messi claimed his sixth FIFA Footballer of The Year Award on 23 September 2019 in Milan, Italy.

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  • The 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games was hosted in Buenos Aires, Argentina between 6 and 18 October 2018.[50]

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  • Argentine biochemist César Milstein, born on 8 October 1927, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984. The Nobel Prize was awarded jointly to César Milstein, Georges J.F. Köhler (German) and Niels K. Jerne (Danish) for theories concerning the specificity in development and control of the immune system and the discovery of the principle for production of monoclonal antibodies.[51]

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  • Argentina was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, the United Nations body responsible for promoting and protecting all human rights around the globe, on 12 October 2018.[52]

October 13

  • Argentina won the gold in Women's Beach Handball beating Croatia 2-0 at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Argentina.[53]
  • Argentine musician Romina Bernardo was included in the BBC global list of 100 inspirational and innovative women for 2017.

October 14

  • Argentine girls won hockey gold by defeating India 3-1 in the final at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games.[54]

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  • Argentina launched its first domestically built communications satellite on 16 October 2014. The ARSAT-1 satellite is the first to be constructed with local technology in Latin America.[55]

October 17

  • Argentina won a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council on 17 October 2019 for three-year terms starting in January, following a secret ballot held in the General Assembly Hall in New York.[56]

October 18

  • Argentina was elected as a non-permanent member of the U.N. Security Council on 18 October 2012 for the years 2013-2014.

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  • A team of Argentine and International researchers have discovered a nesting ground in Patagonia, Argentina with more than 100 dinosaur eggs from a dinosaur called Mussaurus offers evidence they lived in herds. The nesting ground is 193 million years old, making it the earliest evidence of dinosaur herds, as revealed in the journal Nature on 21 October 2021.[57]

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  • Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner won the presidential election on 23 October 2011, becoming the country's first woman re-elected as president.[58]

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  • Argentina was admitted as a member of the United Nations (UN) on 24 October 1945.

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  • Adolfo Pérez Esquivel from Argentina was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 1980 for founding and leading of human rights groups in the struggle against the military junta ruling Argentina.[59]

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  • Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or for a record eighth time on 31 October 2023 after leading Argentina to the World Cup last year.


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  • A Chinese Long March 6 carrier rocket on 6 November 2020 successfully launched 10 small satellites for Argentinian company Satellogic.

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  • Norma Cappagli from Argentina won the 1960 Miss World contest. She was the first Argentine woman to win the title.[60]

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  • Argentina was elected on the United Nations Human Rights Council on 12 November 2012 for a three-year term. The council was created by the UN General Assembly in 2006 as the main human rights body of the UN.

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  • Argentina stunned the All Blacks from New Zealand 25-15 in Sydney to pull off one of rugby's biggest upsets on 14 November 2020 in their first ever victory after thirty-three attempts against the Kiwis.
  • Argentina ranked 14h at the Freedom on the Net 2016 index compiled by Freedom House. This index is compiled based on the extent of freedom the citizens of 65 countries experienced on the Internet.[61]

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  • Argentine football star Lionel Messi was awarded a record third Golden Shoe trophy on 20 November 2013 after finishing with the most league goals in Europe playing for FC Barcelona. Messi scored 46 goals in the 2012-13 season to take the European Golden Boot.[62]
  • Argentine experts have discovered fossils of a two-metre tall penguin that lived in Antarctica 34 million years ago, as announced on 20 November 2012.[63]

November 21

  • Argentine educational Nano-Satellite Manolito was successfully launched on 21 November 2013 from Russia. The satellite is aimed to conduct scientific experiments, such as, stars and earth observation and biological research.[64]

November 22

  • Argentina's football star Lionel Messi representing Barcelona broke all-time La Liga goal-scoring record of 251 goals with a hat trick in the 5-1 win over Sevilla on 22 November 2014. At the end of the match Messi's record stood at 253 goals in 289 games.

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  • Carolina Castro, the first woman to reach a governing position at the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) in its 130-year history, on 24 November 2020 was included in BBC's annual list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world.
  • Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi received his fourth European Golden Shoe award on 24 November 2017 after netting 37 times in La Liga in 2016-17.

November 25

  • Argentina's football star Lionel Messi playing for Barcelona became the Champions League's all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Apoel Nicosia on 25 November 2014. At the end of the match Messi's record stood at 74 Champions League goals.

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  • Argentina won its first-ever Davis Cup tennis title beating Croatia 3-2 in a thrilling Final in Zagreb on 27 November 2016.[65]
  • Footballer Lionel Messi of Argentina was crowned the winner of the 2015 Goal 50 for a record-breaking fourth time as the Best Player of the World.[66]

November 28

  • Scientists in Argentina have discovered world's oldest known communal latrines where thousands of fossilised poos left by rhino-like megaherbivores were found clustered together. Their study, published on 28 November 2013, provides first evidence that ancient reptiles shared collective dumping grounds.[67]

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  • Argentine football star Lionel Messi won the annual Ballon d’Or award on 29 November 2021 for seventh time for his sensational performance throughout the year for his country and clubs.

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  • Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi won his record sixth Ballon d’Or trophy in Paris on 2 December 2019.

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  • Argentine football start Lionel Messi surpassed legendary Pele to become the second-highest scoring player in professional football with 758 goals to his name, for club and country, while playing for PSG on 7 December 2021.
  • Argentina won the 2014 Women's Champions Trophy hockey title in Mendoza beating Australia 3-1 in a penalty shootout.[68]

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  • Argentine Lionel Messi broke German great Gerd Mueller's 40-year-old record for most goals in a year by scoring for the 86th time on 9 December 2012 representing Spanish club FC Barcelona. Messi's path to the record has included 74 goals for Barcelona and 12 for Argentina in 66 games.[69]

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  • Argentina won the 2022 FIFA World Cup on penalties 4-2 over France after the game finished at 3-3 after extra time.[70]

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  • Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi broke Pele’s all-time scoring milestone for their clubs by netting his 644th career goal in Barcelona’s 3-0 win over Valladolid on 22 December 2020.

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