11 February 2020 – what a holiday today: traditions, taboos and omens

11 лютого 2020 – яке сьогодні свято: традиції, заборони і прикмети

February 11 – Tuesday

Today, February 11, believers celebrate Lavrentev day. Your attention traditions and superstitions on this day – find out what you can and cannot do!

Date February 11, made history several significant events and holidays.

TODAY WAS A RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY

The calendar believers honor the memory of St. Lawrence caves. It is believed that on this day, watched the Earth: if it falls on the new moon till the end of February will be the same weather as today.

BIRTHDAY: WHO CELEBRATES THE DAY OF THE ANGEL

On Tuesday, February 11, nameday of the holders of such names: Lawrence, Ignat, Roman, Jacob, Luke, Julian, Gerasim and Dmitry. Don’t forget to congratulate the heroes of the occasion with the Day of the angel!

11 лютого 2020 – яке сьогодні свято: традиції, заборони і прикмети

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS AND EVENTS

  • 660 BC — according to legend, the leader of the Japanese tribes Jimmu founded the state of Japan and marked the beginning of the Imperial family of the country.
  • 1809 Robert Fulton patented the steamboat.
  • 1852 — Nikolai Gogol throws into the fire the manuscript of the second volume of “Dead souls”.
  • 1865 — Charles Lutwidge Dodgson came up with his pseudonym “Lewis Carroll”.
  • 1878 — in the UK published the first weekly weather forecast
  • 1894 — the General meeting in Lviv founded the first Ukrainian youth sports society “Sokol”
  • 1922 — in Toronto announced the discovery of insulin
  • 1929 — between the government of Italy, in the person of Benito Mussolini and Pope Pius XI had signed the Lateran agreements, according to which the Vatican was declared a sovereign state, acts on the basis of theocracy
  • 1953 — premiere of Walt Disney’s cartoon “Peter pan”.
  • 1963 — began in Kiev conference on culture of Ukrainian language. The participants appealed to the highest state authorities with the requirement to provide the Ukrainian state language.
  • 1963 — The Beatles recorded their first album “Please Please Me”.

WHO WAS BORN FEBRUARY 11,

  • 1657 — Bernard Le BOV , de Fontenelle, French writer.
  • 1670 — samoilo Velichko, Ukrainian Cossack chronicler.
  • 1768 — James Pritchard, an English anthropologist who was the first to unite all races and peoples of the Earth under the common name of homo sapiens.
  • 1800 — William Henry Fox Talbot, English physicist, one of the inventors of photography.
  • 1847 — Thomas Alva Edison, American inventor.
  • 1890 — Anton Sereda, Ukrainian graphic and arts and crafts master, teacher.
  • 1898 — Leo Szilard, an American physicist of Hungarian origin, one of the founders of the first nuclear reactor.
  • 1900 — Hans-Georg Gadamer, German philosopher and historian.
  • 1905 — Gershenzon, Sergei Mikhailovich, Ukrainian geneticist.
  • 1909 — Joseph Mankiewicz, American filmmaker (“Cleopatra”), screenwriter and producer.
  • 1917 — Giuseppe De Santis, Italian film Director, one of the fathers of neorealism.
  • 1917 — Sidney Sheldon, American author and screenwriter (he worked in the genres of detective and fantasy).
  • 1922 — Leslie Nielsen, American comic actor (“Naked gun”).
  • 1934 — Mary Quant, English fashion designer, author mntpnt.
  • 1961 — Carey Lowell, American model and actress (“License to kill” James bond), wife of Richard Gere.
  • 1964 — Sheryl crow, American singer.
  • 1966 — Laura Dern, American actress (“the Mask,” “Jurassic Park”).
  • 1969 — Jennifer aniston, American actress (“Friends”).
  • 1974 — Jaroslav Spacek, Czech ice hockey player.
  • 1977 — Mike Shinoda, American musician, MC, artist, graphic designer, one of the founders of the rock band “Linkin Park”

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FOLK SUPERSTITIONS AND TRADITIONS

  • This day is meatless, but you can eat fish;
  • If the red month, expect strong winds;
  • If fog creeps over the water, then soon it will be warming;
  • If today a woman can easily hit a man on the cheek, he will be faithful and kind;
  • If today it is good to clean house, no evil spirits will not come.

11 лютого 2020 – яке сьогодні свято: традиції, заборони і прикмети

WHAT NOT TO DO TODAY

  • You can’t eat fatty and junk food and also alcohol abuse;
  • You cannot think about the bad and dwell on the negative;
  • Not to swear, to quarrel and create conflict;
  • You can’t go ill-considered risks;
  • You can’t eat with a spoon.

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