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Introducing South America... a timeline of South American events.
Each country's date of independence from whom, particular dates of interest, famous leaders dates of interest with photos,
Created by angyanda
on Sep 14, 2008
Last updated: 03/11/10 at 06:46 PM
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1949 Peronista Party is formed.http://www.spanishsinfronteras.com.ar/history.html
1810 With Spain occupied by Napoleon's troops, an independent junta of government is named in Buenos Aires. May 25 celebrated as the day of declaration of independence from Spain.http://www.spanishsinfronteras.com.ar/history.html
1806-07 British troops invade and occupy Buenos Aires, but are two times expelled (Reconquista)
1551 Santiago del Estero, in the foothills of the Andes, is founded by colonists from Peru. It is the oldest permanent Spanish settlement in Argentina.http://www.visitingargentina.com/blog/historia-de-santiago-del-estero-santiago-del-estero.htm
1536 Pedro de Mendoza founds the settlement of Nuestra Senora de Santa Maria del Buen Ayre (Buenos Aires). It is wiped out by disease and attacks from local indigenous tribes.
Spaniard Juan Diaz de Solis discovers Rio de la Plata and claims it for Spain.http://www.spanishsinfronteras.com.ar/history.html