Learn about the major festivals and events on August 23 in history
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Today in Ukraine celebrate flag Day 2019
Today, August 23, the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there 130 days. Birthday – Lawrence, Novel. The international day of remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition, European day of remembrance for victims of Stalinism and Nazism, the state flag Day of Ukraine, in Romania celebrate the Day of liberation from fascism. The people honored on August 23 Lavrentiev day or day of Zarechniy.
“Today,” write what holiday, Ukrainians celebrate 23 Aug 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 23.
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August 23: what holiday and how to spend the day
According to popular calendar today Lawrence. The water cools, the nights are getting colder. It was believed that this day to dedicate the prayer to Saint Lawrence, who was able to get rid of eye diseases and the evil eye.
Signs on 23 Aug
- Rain August 23 – the autumn will be rainy.
- The heat is on Lawrence – on a warm autumn.
- The rain and warmth from 23 August to successful fishing.
23 Aug: important and interesting events in the history of
1913 – in Copenhagen a monument to the heroine of Andersen’s fairy tales the little Mermaid.
1935 – the towers of the Kremlin decorated manufactured from Donbass ruby stars.
1939 – in Moscow, signed the act of the Molotov-Ribentropp. The essence of the document was the agreement on non-aggression between Germany and the Soviet Union.
1962 – the first teleconference between Europe and the United States of America.
1975 – in Kharkiv there was opened the metro, the passenger traffic which now exceeds 5 million people per year.
1989 – took the action “Baltic way” in which the people of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia created the longest human chain in the world. Its length was 600 miles.
1998 – founded the honorary title “Hero of Ukraine”.
Who was born August 23,
1867 – Ukrainian writer Osip Makovey.
1932 – Ukrainian Director-animator David Cherkassky.
1941 – American engineer, author of the first successful personal computer, ed Roberts.
1950 – Ukrainian writer and publisher of Gregory Huseynov.
1965 is an American screenwriter Roger Avary.
1974 – Ukrainian poet and civil activist Serhii Zhadan.
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