Date: 7 months ago   Category: Culture

August 28: what today holiday


On August 28 in Ukraine and the world celebrate several holidays. Also this day there were many important events in the history.

In the WORLD THIS DAY CELEBRATE

the Dormition of the Theotokos and Prisnodev of Maria - a holiday note orthodox Christians. This day belongs to one of 12 major holidays of orthodox church. In all Orthodox churches there take place solemn church services.

of Spozhinki - by the end of August on all Slavic earth comes to an end a harvest, cleaning and processing of a harvest of wheat, barley, a millet and other grain crops and also preparation of seeds for future season. From here and the name of a holiday - Spozhinki (dozhinka, snaps). The last sheaf is reaped silently not to disturb spirit of the field which moves in him.

the Name-day this day are celebrated by Maria, Maxim, Stepan, Nikita.

IN the WORLD
of
1565 - Is based THIS DAY San Agostin (Florida), the first constant settlement of Europeans in North America.

1609 - the English seafarer Henry Gudzon has discovered Delaware Bay.

1789 - William Gershel has opened the satellite of Saturn - Enceladus.

1854 - Leaves the first issue of the legendary magazine Scientific American.

1883-B of Britain have forbidden slavery.

1892 - the Ukrainian writer Iwan Franco is accused by the Austrian authorities of distribution of illegal literature.

1937 - Foundation of the automobile company Toyota. Kiev the monument to Iwan Franco is open for

1956-B.

1963 - Martin Luther King has delivered the well-known speech "I have a dream". Massachusetts for the first time in the history scientists synthesized

1976-B the artificial gen.
of
WHICH OF CELEBRITIES was BORN THIS DAY
of
1749 - Johann Wolfgang Goethe, the German scientist and the writer (Faust, "Young Werther's sufferings", "Poetry and the truth").

1942 - Sterling Morrison, the musician of the American The Velvet Underground group.

1965 - Satosi Tadziri, the game designer, the author of the manga and an anime "Pokemon".

1969 - Jack Blek, the American actor-comedian and the musician. Two-time nominee for the award "Golden Globe" ("Jumanji: Call of the jungle", "Big year", "School of fate").

1969 - Jason Priestley, the American-Canadian actor who has become famous for impersonation of Brendon Walsh in series "Beverly Hills, 90210" and Richard Fitzpatrick's role in series "Call Me Fitz".

1973 - Irina Dvorovenko, the Ukrainian and American ballerina. Ivanna Shovkun.

URL:




Today

just now

Canadians from Inkas, known including development of luxury Mercedes-Benz G 63 in a body a limousine, showed to public the new project - the special armored version new Gelik. the Car will receive t...

just now

Repeatedly judged man committed a new series of crimes, each of which ended for him unsuccessfully and caused opening of criminal cases. Now he stays in search in which all who know something of locat...

just now

The former head of Foreign Intelligence Service Victor Gvozd gave a big interview of Radio NV in which told about the best operations of the Ukrainian intelligence agents, laws of geopolitics and mili...

just now

Grib's detention in Belarus is considered "artful stealing". Poland demands from Russia of immediate release of the political prisoner Pavel Grib whom the court in Rostov-on-Don sentenced on March 2...

just now

The head coach of the national team of Ukraine Andrey Shevchenko summed up the result of a match with Portugal - First of all, would like to thank stadium, fans for this perfect atmosphere which the...

just now

In Odessa there was a large-scale fire at night - the former Intertrip base of seamen to the address Akademicheskaya Street, 30 burned. The police suspect of an arson of two homeless. Interesting coin...

just now

Match of selection of Euro-2020 Portugal - Ukraine: percent of ball handling 59 on 41. Angular 18:2. Shoots for goal - 17:6. Blows in an alignment - I who will remember it if Ukraine played with the defending champion of Europe, with the favourite of group on his field 0:0?! Portugal was not lucky. Pyatov caught spirit. Ronaldo on a habit excessi...

just now

The German citizens with dark skin color continue to be asked about the one who are they and from where constantly. And they from Germany - though in the country it is difficult to much to accept it....