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Re: Bicentenaria argentina, new Argentine theropod displayed

On Wed, 27 Jun 2012, Ilja Nieuwland wrote:
As so often, that is a matter of definition. The beginning of the Argentinean war of independence was the deposement of the Spanish viceroy, Hidalgo de Cisneros, in May of 1810. Which makes it quite a good candidate for the de facto beginning of independence.

On Wed, 27 Jun 2012 21:59:49 +0200, Brad McFeeters <archosauromorph2@hotmail.com> wrote:

The bicentennial of Argentine independence isn't until 2016.

It's... Close Enough.