Learn about our most important holidays and events August 21 in history
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August 21 – Day Myron
August 21 is the 233 day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year remained 132 days. Birthday – Herman, Gregory, Yemelyan Leonid, Myron. 21 August resolution of the UN General Assembly in December 2017 established the international day of remembrance and commemoration of victims of terrorism (International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism).
“Today” writes, a birthday is celebrated by Ukrainians on 21 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 21.
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August 21: what holiday and how to spend the day
August 21, Orthodox Christians celebrate the Day of Myron. Myron, according to Church Scriptures, was a very kind man, and his name is associated a great variety of different legends. For example, was told that he, being a simple landowner, once I saw the thieves broke into his barn and put the grain in bags. Then he not only did not disturb them, but, on the contrary, helped to collect and submit. Knowing that before them the owner, the thieves were shamed and decided to return the stolen goods.
Signs on August 21
- Frost in the morning there will be a rich harvest next year.
- They say that the Myron Carminative, August 21, mushrooms and lingonberries in the forest there.
- How will Myron – so, on signs, and in January.
- Often on 21 August it happens fairly strong winds.
- Bad weather Aug 21 – the bad weather will last until Indian summer.
21 Aug: an interesting and important events in the history
1911 – stolen from the Louvre’s portrait of Mona Lisa of Leonardo da Vinci.
1914 – the Russian pilot of Nagurskoe on the plane “Farman” made the world’s first flight in the Arctic (in search of the missing Arctic expedition of Rusanov).
1973 – academician and dissident Andrei Sakharov spent the first a press-conference for foreign journalists.
1986 – the Soviet Union officially announced that the Chernobyl disaster was caused by the negligence of the personnel of the station.
1991 – the continuation of the August putsch on the night of August 21, tank units controlled by the putsch, carried out maneuvers in the area of the White house (the building of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR). Clashes of supporters of Boris Yeltsin military convoy in the tunnel under the New Arbat.
Who was born on August 21
1935 – Yury Entin (Yosef Ben Zevi Ha-Kohen), Soviet and Russian poet, writer.
1936 – wilt Chamberlain, American basketball player, who played for “Philadelphia”, “San Francisco”, “Los Angeles Lakers”.
1956 – Kim cattrall, American actress (Samantha Jones in the TV series “Sex and the city”).
1972 – Nino Katamadze Georgian jazz singer.
1973 – Nikolai Valuev, Russian heavyweight boxer. In 2005-2009 – owner of champion belt under version WBA.
1986 – Usain Bolt, Jamaican athlete, Sprinter.
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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