Learn about the fundamental holidays and events April 16 in history
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Today – April 16
Today is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 259 days. Birthday – Nikita, Theodosius. Cyprus celebrate independence Day in Denmark – the Day of the Queen in Cuba – the Day of militia. Also on April 16 is world voice day (World Voice Day).
“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate 16 APR 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 on April 16.
What a holiday today 16 April
The people on April 16, the nation was referred to as Treat water, Nikitin day Vodopol, Nikita-ladolam, Agatha Icebreaker. This holiday, even more likely, the ceremony is very ancient, originated in Russia in the period of dual faith. Sometimes Vodopol called Periploca, Day, Water day, Water or Nikita Vadopalas, but the essence remains the same — to this day (which by the old calendar fell on April 3) in Russia has welcomed the revival from the hibernation of the Water, mermaids and all water life.
Together with the arrival of spring and awakening of nature wakes up from hibernation and Water. During the long cold winter grandfather Water weakened and hungry. Awake, Water immediately wants to profit with something, and then goes to inspect but to inspect their water Kingdom.
Omens on 16 April
- Long thunder 16 April – expect bad weather for several days ahead.
- Rain – a sign that spring will be late and rainy.
- The wind blows from the South will be good to grow crops.
- If it blows from the North, it’s going to rain soon.
- A lot of birch SAP – a sign, which foretells a rainy summer.
- Snoring horses – wait for bad weather.
- If they do the head tilt up and it will rain.
- The ice until April 16 did not move – it will be bad fishing.
- In a thunderstorm the thunder is heard slowly and not too quickly – the bad weather will continue in the near future.
Interesting and important events in Ukraine and the world on 16 April
1710 – elected Zaporozhye Hetman Philip Orlik.
1912 – the English woman, Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly the English channel by plane.
1932 – at the Leningrad plant launched production of equipment for radio and produced the first Soviet TV.
1943-Swiss chemist albert Hofmann discovered the psychoactive properties of LSD.
1947 – during a speech a politician and multi-millionaire Bernard Baruch first used the phrase “cold war” to describe relations between the United States and the Soviet Union.
1964 – American aviatrix Geraldine IOC landed in Germany, becoming the first woman to fly around the globe.
2003 – was signed the Athens Treaty, according to which 10 new countries became members of the EU.
Who was born April 16,
1927 – Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger), the German Catholic Church figure, the 265th Pope.
1939 – Ivan Bortnik, Russian actor of theatre and cinema. The role of “Blotter” in the film “the meeting Place cannot be changed”.
1947 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor), the legendary American basketball player (“LA Lakers”, “Milwaukee Bucks”).
1957 – Alexander Zinchenko, a Ukrainian politician.
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