Typographer's Day in El Salvador
Typographer's Day in El Salvador is held on June 24. Día del Tipógrafo. This event in the third decade of the month June is annual. Help us
Typographer's Day is celebrated by the National Press every June 24. This celebration is accompanied by the delivery of the "Gutenberg" awards to the most outstanding employees of the entity.
The German goldsmith, Johannes Gutenberg, was the creator of the Movable Wood Type Printing Press, around the year 1440.
The first printing press in America was born in El Salvador, specifically in the town of Texistepeque. More than 375 years ago, in the year 1641, the friar Juan de Dios del Cid founded the first printing press in America, he made the types (movable characters) in wood, the typographic machine was also made of wood and the ink was made with a indigo base.
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