April 17: what a holiday today, omens and what not to do

Learn about the fundamental holidays and events April 17 in history

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17 апреля: какой сегодня праздник, приметы и что нельзя делать

Today – April 17

Today is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 258 days. Birthdays – George (Yuriy, Yegor), Zosima, Joseph (Joseph). World day of hemophilia in Japan celebrate children’s Day, Syria – independence Day in Cambodia (Kampuchea) – the Day of victory over American imperialism.

“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate 17 April 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 17.

What a holiday today 17 APR 2019

April 17, Ukrainians celebrate the day of Osip. It was customary to provide this special day honors the alder, because he believed that the tree possesses healing properties. Usually on Osip appeared alder “earrings”, which were distinguished by a special beauty. The people rejoiced in this because it not only pleasing to the eye, but also predicted a good harvest of grain crops. As in Russia, made from alder log for wells, started looking for the perfect trunks for these purposes.

It was believed that on the day Joseph your voice takes the pie and cricket. Because cranes are considered protectors from evil, they often prayed for protection from strong winds and evil forces.

Signs on April 17

  • Birch blossomed early alder – a sign, which says that the summer will be dry, and Vice versa.
  • Alder catkins studded with all – expect a rich harvest of oats.
  • If there are many cones, the barley would grow to Rain – so the whole spring will be rainy, with more rain.
  • The wind blows on the North side of – wait for rain.
  • If the wind blows from the South, good crops will grow.
  • If Alder shows a lot of birch SAP – a sign, announcing that summer will be a lot of rain.

Interesting and important events in Ukraine and the world on April 17

1722 – Russian Tsar Peter I imposed a tax on wearing a beard – 50 rubles per year.

1907 – the Immigration center on Ellis island in new York received a record number of immigrants – 11 747 people. Only for 1907 in the United States drove 1 million 756 thousand.

1941 – American engineer Igor Sikorsky (of the Ukrainian origin) created the first helicopter amphibious.

1964 – U.S. auto giant Ford Motor has released a new “Ford Mustang” at a price of $ 2368.

1968 – USSR first aired TV program “animal world”.

1970 – was opened in Kiev Palace “Ukraine”.

Who was born on April 17

1894 – Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet party and statesman.

1954 – born Oleksandr Kuzmuk, the Ukrainian military and politician.

1968 – born Valeria (Alla perfilova), Russian pop singer (“Ty”, “You’re out there somewhere”, “Riga-Moscow”, “Separation”, “You’re sad”).

Previously, we wrote some religious holidays and fasting days will be in April 2019. In addition, we are told, when Ukraine celebrates Easter 2019.

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