Learn about the major holidays and the events of August 24 in history
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Today, we are celebrating independence Day
August 24 – the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 129 days. Birthday – Basil, Maxim, Alexander, Susanna Fedor. Ukraine celebrates Independence Day, and in Kazakhstan and Liberia celebrate Days of national flags.
“Today,” write what holiday, Ukrainians celebrate on August 24, 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 24.
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August 24: what holiday and how to spend the day
In the Church August 24 to honor the memory of the Martyr Eitle, who lived in the third century and served in the city of Catania (Sicily) by the archdeacon. Famously carried with him the gospel and at every opportunity tried to make the sermon. However, in one of those days of Evpl grabbed the pagans and brought to the Emperor. Of evpl tortured, but even in this case, he agreed to take the pagan faith.
Signs on August 24
- It was customary to shear the sheep and handle the processing, making things for the winter.
- If the wind, which previously blew a few days finally ends, we can hope for good weather soon.
- Rain in the sun – sign to the fact that the bad weather will last for several days.
- If the day of Evpl falls on a new moon, and at this time is clear weather – in-September rains will be very little.
- Morning fog creeps over the surface of the water – sign that is a few fine days.
August 24: an important and interesting events in the history
1542 – the Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Orellana discovered the mouth of the Amazon, calling it so, because his expedition was attacked by native American women warriors.
1553 – on the White sea in Russia, came the first English Embassy.
1949 – entered into force signed in April a contract on the establishment of NATO. Now part of the military-political Union made up of 26 countries.
1991 – Mikhail Gorbachev announced the resignation of the General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee.
2002 – for the first time Independence Day was celebrated in Ukraine without a military parade. It was replaced by a parade of military bands.
Who was born on August 24
1845 – Lev Golitsyn, Prince, scientist, winemaker, Creator of the wine centres in Massandra, and Abrau Durso.
1923 – Victor Glushkov, the Ukrainian mathematician, academician, Director of Institute of Cybernetics Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
1928 – Levko Lukyanenko, the Ukrainian politician, dissident, the honorary Chairman of the Republican party, a longtime prisoner of the Soviet concentration camps.
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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