Learn about important holidays and events on April 25 in history
Edition Today Lifestyle
On 25 April we mark Maundy Thursday 2019
April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year 250 days. Birthday – Basil, David, Zenon (Xeno), Ivan. In Portugal the day of the revolution in Italy – liberation Day, and Swaziland – flag Day. In addition, April 25 is the international Day DNA world penguin day and the world day of fight against malaria.
“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate on 25 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 25.
25 April 2019: what a feast
The evening of 25 April in the Orthodox churches begins one of the longest services of the year, “the Twelve Gospels” (12 parts of the four Gospels), which recall Christ’s suffering. Came to the temple standing on it with candles, which traditionally tend not to put out to return home. This candle will last all year to protect the house from fire.
The day you need to bathe, especially the sick and weak, because water in the early morning has the healing power. And Thursday, begin to prepare the Passover (Easter cakes). It is believed that before the dough need to pray, to cleanse the soul and space, otherwise Easter cakes will not work.
Interesting and important events of 25 April
1719 — out in London first edition of the novel of Daniel Defoe about Robinson Crusoe.
1792 — first used in France the guillotine as an instrument of punishment.
1826 in England patented the first car with an internal combustion engine.
1901 — in the state of new York for the first time in the world put on the license plate.
1931 — Ferdinand Porsche founded the company Porsche.
1990 — launch of a space telescope “Hubble” to the orbit of the Earth Shuttle “discovery”.
Who was born April 25,
1214 — Louis IX (died 1270), king of France, head of the 7th and 8th Crusades.
1769 — mark Brunel (died 1849), English engineer, of French origin, built the first tunnel under the Thames.
1849 — Felix Klein (died 1925), German mathematician.
1900 — Wolfgang Pauli (died 1958), Swiss physicist, Nobel laureate 1945.
1918 — Astrid Varnay (died in 2006), Swedish Opera singer.
1938 — Sergey Alimov, the Soviet artist-an animator.
1963 — David Moyes, Scottish footballer and football coach.
1969 — Renee Zellweger, American actress (“Bridget Jones’s Diary”), the owner of “Oscar”.
1981 — Felipe Massa, Brazilian race car driver, pilot of Formula 1 Vice world champion 2008.
Earlier we wrote how to prepare and celebrate Easter the leading television channel “Ukraine”. In addition, we are told, when Ukraine celebrates Easter 2019.
Watch the video: weekend for 2019 in Ukraine and transferred as the working days
Read the most important and interesting news in our Telegram