3 December – Tuesday
Today, 3 December, the faithful honor the memory of the Christian ascetic and the ascetic Gregory Decapoda, as well as the world celebrates international day of people with disability. Your attention traditions and superstitions on this day – find out what you can and cannot do!
Date 3 Dec made history several significant events and holidays.
TODAY WAS A RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY
According to popular calendar today, believers worship the Christian ascetic and the ascetic Gregory Decapoda, who lived in the 8-9 century.
BIRTHDAY: WHO CELEBRATES THE DAY OF THE ANGEL
Tuesday, December 3, the nameday of the holders of such names: Anatoly, Anna, Gregory, Joseph, John, Isaac, Alexander, Elena, Proclus. Don’t forget to congratulate the heroes of the occasion with the Day of the angel!
THIS DAY IN HISTORY: INTERNATIONAL HOLIDAYS AND EVENTS
- International day of people with disabilities
- 1775 – First raised the stars and stripes of the U.S. flag.
- 1818 – Illinois became the 21st state of the United States of America. Illinois is often called the “Land of Lincoln” or “the Prairie State”.
- 1879 – Thomas Edison first publicly demonstrated the incandescent lamp (with coal thread, placed in a vacuum glass bulb, which can continuously light over 4 hours.
- 1910 – In Paris, demonstrated the first neon light bulb (inventor French physicist Georges Claude).
- 1912 – Bulgarian Empire, the Kingdom of Greece, Kingdom of Serbia and Kingdom of Montenegro signed with the Ottoman Empire the armistice that ended the First Balkan war.
- 1920 – the Polish Sejm, abolished the territorial independence of Galicia. To refer to the ethnic territory-Eastern Galicia introduced the term “Eastern Poland” disappeared from the use of the word “Ukrainian”, “Ukrainian”, introduces the “Rusyn”, “Ruthenian”.
- 1932 – resolution of the Council of people’s Commissars of the Ukrainian SSR prohibited trade of meat and livestock in the regions of Ukraine who refuse to plan harvesting meat. The decision was one of the causes of the famine of 1933.
- 1952 – In Prague on charges of cooperation with Western intelligence services and Zionism hung 11 high-ranking functionaries of the Communist party of Czechoslovakia, among them its former Secretary General, Deputy Prime Minister Rudolf Slansk.
- Born in 1959 In Leningrad commissioned the world’s first atomic icebreaker “Lenin”.
- 1967 South African surgeon Christiaan Barnard performed in Cape town the world’s first successful heart transplant.
- 1973 – the American “pioneer 10” (“pioneer 10” was the first spacecraft that flew around Jupiter.
- 1976 – In Kiev put into operation and the bridge across the Dnieper.
- 1979 – a Referendum in Iran approved the draft Constitution, which enshrined the policy of Islamization of the society introduced a system of Sharia justice, Islamic education, women now had to wear a veil.
- 1979 – In Cincinnati (Ohio) during an attempt to take seats in the concert hall Revermont Coliseum, where was held the concert of the band The Who, 11 people were killed.
- 1984 – became one of the largest in the history of industrial disasters due to leakage of poisonous gas at a chemical plant in Bhopal (India) killed more than 2000 people, and 20 thousand – have lost the vision.
- 1989 – After a 2-day informal meeting, the head of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President George H. W. Bush declared the end of the era of confrontation between two ideological systems – the Cold war.
- 1989 – in the city Prudentopolis (Brazil) opened a monument to Taras Shevchenko.
- 1991 – in response to the results of a nationwide referendum on December 1, Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev in his television appearance, said: “the Country is in danger, the Fatherland is in danger”.
- 1991 – independence of Ukraine recognized the Republic of Hungary, Embassy of Hungary in Kiev became the first foreign Embassy in Ukraine.
- In 1992, the UN General Assembly proclaimed this day the International day of persons with disabilities.
- 2002 In Shandong province (China) archaeologists have discovered a Royal burial of the period of the Han dynasty, which preserved more than a hundred figures of warriors, horses and chariots made from Terra cotta.
- 2004 – the Supreme Court of Ukraine adopted a decision according to which the results of the elections of the President of Ukraine of 21 November 2004 had been rigged (the actions of the Central election Commission illegal, and the Protocol of the CEC – invalid).
- 2010 – the night the police and special forces “Berkut” force dismantled a tent camp of protesters against the new Tax code of Ukraine on Independence square in Kiev.
WHO WAS BORN 3 DEC
- 1596 – Nicolo Amati, Italian violin maker, teacher of masters Andrea Guarneri and Antonio Stradivari.
- 1616 – John Wallis, English mathematician and cryptographer, one of the precursors of mathematical analysis who is credited with the introduction of a symbol ∞ infinity.
- 1722 – Grigory Skovoroda, an outstanding Ukrainian educator, poet and peripatetic philosopher.
- 1729 – Antonio Soler, Spanish composer and harpsichordist, pupil of Domenico Scarlatti.
- 1753 – Samuel Crompton, English inventor of the spinning machine.
- 1755 – Gilbert Stuart, American painter. Together with the artist John Copley is considered the founder of painting in the United States.
- 1793 – Frederick Clarkson Stepd known British marine painter. The son of an Irish writer, actor and sailor James field Stenfeld.
- 1795 – Rowland hill, the British Creator of modern email. His proposals for reform of the postal service (particularly pre-pay) led to the appearance of the first postage stamps.
- 1820 Thomas Beecham, inventor of purgative pills.
- 1830 – Frederic Leighton, English painter and sculptor.
- 1857 – Joseph Conrad (Jozef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski), English writer of Polish origin, originally from Ukraine (Berdichev).
- 1864 – Herman Hermans, Dutch writer.
- 1877 – Stepan Rudnytsky, the Ukrainian geographer, the founder of the Ukrainian scientific geography and the geography of Ukraine.
- 1879 – Cafu Nagai, a Japanese writer, playwright and memoirist. A representative of the so-called school of life in Japanese literature (the novel “the Opponent”).
- 1883 – Anton Webern, Austrian composer, conductor.
- 1886 – Manne SHBAN, Swedish physicist, Nobel laureate.
- 1895 – Anna Freud, daughter of Sigmund Freud, founder of child psychoanalysis.
- 1897 – Andrey Golovko, Ukrainian Soviet writer.
- 1908 – Anna Sten, Soviet, German, American actress of Ukrainian origin.
- 1911 – Nino Rota, Italian composer.
- 1924 – John Bacus, American mathematician who created the programming language FORTRAN.
- 1930 – Jean-Luc Godard, French film Director and actor.
- 1930 – Andy Williams, American pop singer.
- 1931 – Ivan Ilyich danyluk, Ukrainian mathematician, first Director of the Institute of applied mathematics and mechanics national Academy of Sciences.
- 1937 – Ivan Slush, Ukrainian choral conductor and composer, people’s artist of Ukraine.
- 1948 – Curs Diana, French actress, Director.
- 1948 – Ozzy Osbourne, British rock singer.
- 1960 – Daryl Anne, American actress.
- 1973 – Holly Marie Coms, American actress.
- 1981 – David Villa, Spanish footballer.
- 1987 – Andriy Lyubka, a popular Ukrainian poet, translator and essayist.
FOLK SUPERSTITIONS AND TRADITIONS
- If 3 Dec the snow went, then July 3 will be rain.
- If the Snowbird sings and forty hides under the roof, there will be a Blizzard.
- See on top of the wood grouse – to the Sunny and warm weather.
- If the night and early morning it is snowing, but the weather is windless, the coming days will be clear.
- In the furnace the wood cracking – frost.
WHAT NOT TO DO TODAY
- On Proclus has long been customary to curse evil spirits. To do that, so evil is not prevented people to live in peace.
- Also, do not go far and generally go out unless necessary.
- If you have already decided to go on a long journey, you should know that from this day on, our ancestors discovered sledding and prayed to God that the trip was successful.
- But even before St. Proclus addressed to he protected from all evil.