Learn about the fundamental holidays and events April 12 in history
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Today – April 12
Today is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 263 days. Birthday – Ivan, Sofron (Sophronius). 12 April is the world day of aviation and cosmonautics (1962). The date on the first space flight, perfect on 12 April 1961 the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on the spacecraft “Vostok-1”. In Ukraine also celebrate the Day of workers of rocket-space industry in Liberia – national day of dismissal.
“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate April 12, 2019. In addition, we tell about the most interesting and important events that happened in history on this day, as well as about the main signs for April 12.
What a holiday today
In the Orthodox Church on 12 April celebrated St. John’s day and in honor of this special ritual baked cookies, called ladders. Each biscuit was given to a family member – it was believed that if you eat it, you’ll be healthy all year. Also, our ancestors believed in a future life, the person who ate the “ladder”, will be able to ascend to heaven and going to heaven.
Signs on April 12
- Blooming dandelions — summer expected short.
- Birds nest bridge on the South side — summer will be cool.
- It rains in April and summer will be a good crop of mushrooms.
- Bees fly from the hive — spring has come and it will be warm.
- The leaves on the birch bloomed earlier than in the alder — summer will be a little rain.
- Bulls and cows bullied head up, sleepy and drink a little — for an early rain.
- The geese fly high — it is expected a lot of rain in spring and summer.
Interesting and important events in Ukraine and the world on 12 April
1204 — Constantinople capitulated to the army of the Fourth Crusade.
1606 — Britain has created its own flag “Union Jack”.
1633 year — works of Galileo Galilei was amenable to formal investigation by the Roman Inquisition.
1709 — to the walls of Poltava came troops of Charles XII.
1857 — published novel of Gustave Flaubert “Madame Bovary”.
1903 in England the beginning of the run gossluzhba horse-drawn street — double-Decker buses.
1934 — on the top of mount Washington set a strong gust of wind on the planet — 372 km/h.
1936 — Stalin was first called the “father of peoples” in the newspaper “Pravda”.
1945 — FDR died from a stroke.
1961 at 09:07 Moscow time from the Baikonur cosmodrome launched the spaceship “Vostok-1” with a 27-year-old Yuri Gagarin. At 10:55 he landed near the Volga city of Engels.
1984 — the Soviet Union began the transition to 11-year secondary education.
1992 near Paris in Marne-La-vallée opened Disneyland.
1999 — bill Clinton was accused of disrespect to the court because of false testimony in the case regarding sexual harassment.
Who was born April 12,
1577 — Christian IV of Denmark, king of Denmark and Norway.
1724 — Lyman Hall, American physician and politician who signed the Declaration of Independence.
1839 — Nikolay Przhevalsky, Explorer and geographer who explored Central Asia.
1933 — Montserrat caballé, an outstanding singer of the XX century, the representative of the art of Bel Canto.
1942 — Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa.
1971 — Shannen Doherty, American actress, best known for the role of Brands Walsh in the TV series “Beverly hills, 90210”.
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