Learn about our most important holidays and events August 21 in history
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On August 22 we celebrate the day of Matthew (Matthias)
Today, August 22, the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 131 days. Birthday – Anton (Anthony), Herman, Dmitry, Ivan, Leonty, Marie, Markian, Matthew, Alex, Peter, Photius, Yulian, Yakov. August 22 in Ukraine to honor the memory of employees of internal Affairs bodies who died while performing official duties.
“Today” writes, a birthday is celebrated by Ukrainians on 22 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 August 22.
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August 22: what holiday and how to spend the day
In Russia there was a belief that on the day Matthew (Matthias), August 22, to the cow’s udder is attached a large number of snakes who suck the milk. That is why on 22 August tried not to let the cattle out of the barn at this day, and very carefully observed all the customs and beliefs associated with these animals. For example, the mistress of August 22, it was impossible to milk the cow alone. The pail never put on a chair or tub – or cow’s milk is lost.
At this time, there was a gathering late varieties of potatoes, melons and tomatoes. Work continued on preparation of vegetables for the winter.
Signs on August 22
- If Lawrence is set to hot weather or rains, the same will be for the next few days, and the autumn will be delayed significantly in time.
- You need to look at the water at noon on August 22. If it is quiet, the autumn will also be calm, and in winter blizzards virtually no.
- A heavy dew on the morning of 22 August heralds a Sunny and warm day.
22 Aug: important and interesting events in the history of
1456 – Prince of Wallachia was Vlad Dracula, the prototype of the hero in the legends about vampires.
1485 – battle at Bosworth.
1770 – captain James cook landed on the coast of Australia.
1864 – the signing of the Geneva Convention and the establishment of the International Committee of the red cross.
1868 – Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters discovered asteroid 102 Miriam.
1909 – in France hosted the first air show.
1989 – open the ring of the planet Neptune.
Who was born August 22,
1741 – French Explorer La Perouse.
1834 – American astronomer Samuel Langley.
1862 French composer Claude Debussy.
1886 – the first woman in the world-pilot Raymond de Laroche.
1908 French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson
1920 – us science fiction writer ray Bradbury.
1920 – American surgeon who first performed the surgery on implantation of the heart Denton Cooley.
1966 – people’s artist of Ukraine Olga Sumska.
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