Learn about the fundamental holidays and events of 4 April in history
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Today is April 4
Today is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 271 days. The name day is celebrated: Aglaida, Apollinaria, Basil, Vasilisa, Daria, Droid, Isaac, Mampus, Pauline and Taisia.
4 APR celebrate the unofficial professional holiday – day of the webmaster or international Internet day. The day was chosen by chance, as the figures in the date coincide with the number of one of the most common error is a 404 (“Page not found”).
World rat day is also observed annually on 4 April, starting in 2003. The idea of creating such a special day is something fans of these clever and cunning animals to attract people’s attention.
“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate 4th of 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 4th.
What holiday is celebrated on 4 April
In the old days, on 4 April, called Solar day Basil, Basil John Dory, Warm Basil, Basil Greenhouse. All nicknames Basil was related to the fact that in these days the long-awaited body, and established good weather. The villagers tried it on 4 April to watch where the rivers flow from the drip, to this place not to build houses – believed that a building there will be tempted. Said, “Paved the course of water in the earth’s interior”.
On the day of Basil the Sunny girls were wondering at dawn looking at the sun. If it is surrounded by red light – a good harvest will be. Baked cakes which symbolized the sun. There were signs monitored.
Signs on 4 April
- Blue clouds in the sky to warm and humid weather;
- Waiting for Vasily Skvortsov: “April Starling – spring messenger”;
- If the snow melts on the North side of the nest – wait for the summer, and if from the South the summer will be cold.
- The snow is gone, and this place started to meet gossamer – probably need to wait for noise in the crop, it will be poor.
Interesting and important events in Ukraine and the world on April 4
1350 — Poland and Hungary was divided between the Galician-Volyn land.
1785 — British inventor Edmund Cartwright obtained a patent for his mechanical loom with a treadle.
1850 Los Angeles became a city.
1945 — troops of the 2nd Ukrainian front during the Bratislava-Bronowski offensive liberated Bratislava.
1947 — the beginning of the activities of the international civil aviation organization (ICAO).
1949 — in Washington, DC, USA, Belgium, UK, Holland, Denmark, Iceland, Italy, Canada, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, and France signed the North Atlantic Treaty, creating NATO.
1973 — in new York (Manhattan), the opening of the world trade center.
1983 — the first flight of the us space Shuttle “Challenger”.
2004 — the beginning of the Shiite uprising against the occupation forces in Iraq under the leadership of the Islamic organization “the Mahdi Army”.
2011 — in the DRC capital city Kinshasa, the plane crashed CRJ-100.
Who was born on April 4
1688 — Joseph-Nicolas Delisle (died 1768), French astronomer.
1758 — Pierre Paul Prudon (died 1823), French painter of the romantic and draughtsman, decorator court of Napoleon (“Psyche, steals a marshmallow,” “Portrait of Empress Josephine”).
1780 — Edward Hicks (died 1849), American painter, the outstanding representative of naïve art.
1829 — Henry Leer (died 1904), military theorist and historian.
1875 — Pierre Monte (died 1964), French conductor.
1903 — F. Sigismund Navrotsky (died 1976), Ukrainian film Director. Worked on the creation of a number of prominent films: “the Dnepr in fire”, “People of my valley” and “Steep steps”.
1907 — Nikolai Kolyada (died 1935), Ukrainian composer and mountaineer. Died in the mountains.
1922 — Elmer Bernstein (died 2004), American composer and conductor.
1928 — Aushra Augustinavichiute (died in 2005), the Lithuanian economist, sociologist, psychologist, one of the creators of socionics.
1948 — pick withers, the drummer in the band Dire Straits.
1952 — Gary Moore (died in 2011), Irish guitarist, singer, composer, producer, arranger, leader of the Irish group Skid Row.
1960 — Bogdan Makuts, Ukrainian gymnast.
1962 — Jonesy Warwick (died in 1998), British lawyer, philanthropist.
1965 — Robert Downey Jr., American actor, winner of a BAFTA award. Downey played the role of superhero Tony stark in “Iron man 2” “the Avengers”, “Iron man 3,” “Avengers: age of Ultron”, “captain America: the Confrontation” and “spider-Man: coming home.” Also known for his role as Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” and “Sherlock Holmes: a Game of shadows.”
1979 — Roberto Luongo, canadian hockey player, Olympic champion (2010), world Cup winner (2004), two-time world champion.
We will remind, Church holidays and posts in April 2019. In addition, we wrote when Ukraine celebrates Easter-2019.
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