Today, February 13, believers honor the memory of martyrs and miracle workers Cyrus and John, as well as celebrate world radio day. Your attention traditions and superstitions on this day – find out what you can and cannot do!
Date February 13, made history several significant events and holidays.
TODAY WAS A RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY
The calendar believers today revere the memory of martyrs and miracle workers Cyrus and John.
BIRTHDAY: WHO CELEBRATES THE DAY OF THE ANGEL
Thursday, February 13, nameday of the holders of such names: Viktor, Nikita, Bogdan, Cyrus, John, Athanasius, feoktista, Ilya, Claudius, Kirei, Groin, Victoria. Don’t forget to congratulate the heroes of the occasion with the Day of the angel!
THIS DAY IN HISTORY: INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS AND EVENTS
World radio day.
1784 – a decree of Catherine II from 1783 annexed to the Russian Empire in the lands of the Crimean khanate (the Crimea, the Taman, the Kuban side) was founded Tavrichesky region on the rights of governorship (center — Simferopol).
1895 – the brothers Louis and August Lumiere created a first projector.
1898 – the first victim of hitting the car was Henry Lindfield of Brighton (UK)
1917 – in the UK, the government has allowed women to be taxi drivers.
1942 – began the forced removal of the Ukrainian population from the occupied territories to work in Germany.
1945 – allied aircraft almost completely destroyed Dresden.
1956 – in Antarctica opened the first Soviet scientific station mirnyy.
1959 – in sale of the first Barbie doll.
1960 – the first test of French atomic bomb in the Sahara.
1981 – “the new York times” published the longest sentence – one thousand two hundred and eighty six words.
1991 – U.S. aircraft struck alleged Iraqi command post in Baghdad. As it turned out, it was a common bomb shelter, where the women, children and the elderly. Killed about 400 people.
1992 – Uganda has recognized the independence of Ukraine
2001 – the arrest of ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko for smuggling Russian gas and tax evasion.
13 February is world radio day
WHO WAS BORN ON FEBRUARY 13
711. n. e. – Emperor Jimmu, the 1st Emperor of Japan, Shinto deity, a military leader and monarch.
1683 – Giovanni Battista P iazzetta, Italian painter of the late Baroque. The representative of the Venetian school.
1766 – Thomas Malthus, English economist. The term “malthusianism” comes from his name.
1769 – Ivan Krylov, Russian fabulist (“the Crow and the Fox”, “the Swan, Pike and Cancer”).
1784 – Gnedich Nikolai Ivanovich, Ukrainian writer, scientist and theater figure.
1847 – Victor Gilberte, French painter.
1849 – Fyodor Shcherbina, Ukrainian statistician, economist, sociologist, social activist and historian of the Kuban, member of the Shevchenko scientific society.
1882 – Tadeusz Banachiewicz, Polish astronomer and mathematician.
1892 – Maria Litvinenko-Volgemut, Ukrainian singer and social activist.
1903 – Georges Simenon, French writer, master of detective fiction.
1904 – Danylo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian politician and public figure.
1909 – Victor Ivanov, Ukrainian film Director, who directed the film “chasing two hares”.
1933 – Lev Perfilov, Ukrainian actor (“the Green van”, “the meeting Place cannot be changed”, “the adventures of electronics”).
1937 – Sigmund Jahn, the first and only cosmonaut of the GDR.