Learn about the fundamental holidays and the events of April 7 in history
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Today – April 7
April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Birthday — Ivan and Sava. Today is world health day, international day of reflection on the genocide in Rwanda, in Armenia — the Day of maternity and beauty, in Rwanda — a Day of mourning in Ukraine — the Day of geologist. 7 APR believers celebrate one of the main Orthodox holidays — the Annunciation of the blessed virgin, which symbolizes the birth of Christ. Don’t forget to congratulate the Annunciation-2019 relatives and friends.
What holiday is celebrated on 7 April
The Annunciation – the light Christian holiday, which the Orthodox Church celebrates April 7 (new style), and in Orthodoxy he is among the great feasts. In ancient times the feast of the Annunciation gave different names: the conception of Christ, the Annunciation of Christ, the Beginning of redemption, the Annunciation of the angel to Mary.
Signs on April 7
- Banned the Annunciation is hard work, cultivating land and cutting trees. This festival is not advised to lend in order to avoid failures, to postpone the trip, even if they planned ahead of time.
- Women are forbidden to cut and color hair, sew, knit, not worth it until the evening to do the cooking.
- It is believed that a wish made at this holiday, will definitely come true. Girls can try to predict the fate of the birds. So, if in this day to see the swallow – it is to the success of the dove to grace, and crow – down.
Interesting and important events in Ukraine and the world April 7
1348 the Czech king and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV founded the Prague Charles University — the first in Central Europe.
1795 — France adopted a law that introduced the metric system and defined the unit of length the metre and mass kilogram.
1827 — English chemist John Walker (John Walker) invented matches.
1927 — American scientist Herbert Ives demonstrated the world’s first Videophone (picture was taken one side only).
1948 — entered into force Constitution of the world health organization (who).
Who was born on April 7
1859 — American athlete, author of the modern rules of American football Walter camp.
1860 — American entrepreneur, inventor of corn flakes will Kellogg.
1891 Danish carpenter who in 1932 invented the game “LEGO”, Oleg Christiansen.
1939 is an American film Director, winner of two Oscars Francis Ford Coppola.
1954 — American actor Jackie Chan (Chan, Kunsan).
1959 — writer Chingiz Abdullayev.
1964 — Australian actor new Zealand-born Russell Crowe.
1975 — British pop singer Victoria Adams-Beckham.
Earlier we told you about the rituals, superstitions and beliefs of the feast of the Annunciation 2019.In addition, we wrote what to do on the feast of the Annunciation of 2019. Also, “Today” wrote that it is impossible to do on the feast of the Annunciation on April 7.
Watch the video: how the faithful of the Eastern rite celebrate the feast of the Annunciation
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