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August 26: what today holiday


On August 26 - the 238th day of year in a Gregorian calendar. Until the end of the year there are 127 days.

last Sunday of August the professional holiday miners celebrate the Day of the miner
of
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the Day of the miner is celebrated from Soviet period, the first time a holiday was noted on August 29, 1948. The record of the miner Alexey Stakhanov became a reason for establishment of the holiday. On August 31, 1935 he, thanks to special conditions of the organization of work, has set a record: in 5 hours 35 minutes I have extracted 102 tons of coal - 14 norms. After that in the coal industry the Stakhanov movement has arisen, and history was become by the words "Stakhanovite", "Stakhanov movement", "work in a Stakhanov way".

In Ukraine this holiday has been founded by the president Leonid Kuchma in 1993. In 2018 celebration of Day of the miner drops out for August 26.

Name-day on August 26

Alexey, Vasily, Eudoxia, Ivan, Konstantin, Ksenia, Maxim, Nikolay, Paramon, Tikhon, Yakov.

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