Learn about the most important holidays and events on August 12 in history
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12 Aug – day saints of Force and Siluan
Today, August 12, the 224th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 141 day. Birthdays – Valentine, Herman, Ivan, Luke, Maxim. International youth day 2019, in Northern Ireland – the Day the orangemen, Thailand celebrates Queen’s Day in Zimbabwe and the army Day.
“Today,” they write, a birthday is celebrated by Ukrainians on 9 August 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 9 August.
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August 12: what a holiday today and how to spend the day
In the Orthodox Church on August 12 honor the memory of the saints of Force and Siluan. These apostles were disciples of St. Paul. Common tradition 12 Aug tearing mugs with three different bushes and attach them to the legs, if in this area occur pain.
They noted that on 12 August kept pace with the rye, and if it were so, it was said that the ear will be strong and we can hope for a rich harvest. Also believed that the Xiling day even a weak man becomes a hero. The signs read: now you have to work to in other days to be healthy, strong and active. Was held on 12 August various ceremonies to to give strength to the person.
Signs on August 12
- In this day of powerless become effective, and the hero lives;
- Cloudy and cool weather August 12 – soon it will not rain;
- Stars flicker in the dawn to the rain.
- In the evening in Xiling the day of drizzling rain – to long rainy period.
12 Aug: important and interesting events in the history of
1824 – poet Alexander Pushkin was exiled from Odessa. At the time of the Mikhailovsky paddle he created his best works. In 1826 Nicholas I summoned him to Moscow and removed his disgrace.
1840 – on the Tsarskoye Selo railway near the station of Tsarskoe Selo there was a collision of two passenger trains. 7 people were killed, 78 were wounded.
1851 – American Isaac singer received a patent for the first sewing machine.
1865 – the English doctor Joseph Lister first used during surgery phenol to disinfect instruments and hands of the surgeon. Subsequently, as a result of these treatments, the mortality after surgery has decreased three times.
1898 – Hawaii annexed by the United States.
1918 – in the United States introduced a ban on the sale of liquor at railway stations.
1999 – Ukraine has decided to close all sobering-up stations.
Who was born August 12,
1887 – Erwin schrödinger, Austrian physicist, Creator of quantum mechanics, Nobel prize winner (1933) for the development of the theory of motion of microparticles.
1926 – John Derek, American actor, Director, producer (“Since you left”, “Double life”, “Prince of players”).
1932 – Sergei Slonimsky, composer (“Virineya”, “the Master and Margarita”, “Icarus”).
1949 – mark Knopfler, Scottish musician, founder of the group Dire Straits.
1960 – Laurent Fignon (died in 2010), French cyclist, winner of the Tour de France (1983, 1984) and the Giro d’italia (1989).
1964 – Txiki beguiristain, Spanish football player, winner of UEFA super Cup (1992).
1971 – Pete Sampras, American tennis player.
Earlier, we wrote about holidays and celebrations in August 2019 in Ukraine. In addition, the “Today” told when they Rescue in 2019: the exact dates for your favorite summer holidays.
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