Learn about the most important holidays and events August 20 in history
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Today we celebrate the day of Marina is Piminy
Today, August 20, 232-th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 133 days. Birthdays – Mitrofan. In Hungary celebrating the founding of the Hungarian state St. Stephen, Senegal – independence Day in Morocco – the day of the revolution, in Estonia – Day of restoration of independence, and Taiwan are celebrating the Day of love.
“Today” writes, a birthday is celebrated by Ukrainians on 20 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 for August 20.
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August 20: today was a holiday and how to spend the day
In the national calendar August 20 – day Marina-Piminy. The time came to finally say goodbye to summer and greet the autumn. In a sign that the parting, the peasants bake sweet pies with raspberries, because August 20 was just finishing the harvest of the crop. Also the Marina Pimen began to turn yellow leaves and had to start work on planting winter wheat.
Signs of August 20
- Storks are about to depart on 20 August to the cold of autumn.
- Winter will be warm, if you have a lot of oak acorns.
- Morning mist after sunrise, August 20 dissipated fairly quickly – expect good weather.
August 20: the interesting and important events in the history of
1619 – first black slaves were taken to America.
1627 – the first printed dictionary of the Ukrainian language by Pammy of Berinde.
1741 – Russian Explorer Vitus Bering discovered Alaska.
1868 – America declared an official end to the war between the North and the South.
1896 – in Kiev, consecrated the Cathedral of St. Vladimir.
1896 – in the United States of America patented the telephone with the dial.
1980 – Italian climber Reinhold Messner became the first man, who single-handedly conquered Everest without an oxygen mask.
1925 – founded the Shevchenko national reserve in Kaniv.
1991 – Estonia declared secession from the Soviet Union.
Who was born August 20,
1827 – the Austrian composer, Josef Strauss.
1847 – Polish writer Boleslaw Prus.
1901 – Italian poet, Nobel prize winner Salvatore Quasimodo.
1939 – Ukrainian writer, Valery Shevchuk.
1941 – former leader of Yugoslavia, Slobodan Milosevic.
1971 – Russian singer Stas Kostyushkin.
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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