Learn about the major festivals and events on August 26 in history
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August 26 celebrate the day of Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk
Today, on August 26, the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 127 days. Birthdays – max and Tikhon. In Malaysia celebrate independence Day in the US – Day women’s equality, and in Namibia – heroes Day.
“Today,” they write, a birthday is celebrated by Ukrainians on 26 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 26th.
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August 26: what holiday and how to spend the day
According to popular calendar today – Tikhon of Zadonsk. It was thought that three times today you need to walk around the house with the icon of the mother of God to protect the home from evil forces. Also on 26 August it was time to clean the cellars and the storerooms, preparing place for storage of crops.
Signs on August 26
- A lot of mushrooms at Tikhon, the following year will be fruitful.
- Storm August 26 – a rainy year.
- A windless day at Tikhon, the next day a strong wind.
26 Aug: important and interesting events in the history of
1278 – hosted the largest battle in knightly days, in Europe – battle of Durnkrut between the armies of Germany, Hungary and Bohemia.
1657 Ivan Vyhovsky was elected Hetman of Ukraine.
1728 – Explorer Vitus Bering discovered the Strait between America and Asia, which was subsequently named after him – Bering.
1847 – Liberia became the first African state that declared its independence.
1907 – magician Harry Houdini demonstrated his famous number when he was in chains and thrown into the water managed to rise to the surface in less than a minute
1945 – the Ukrainian socialist Republic ratified the UN Charter.
1955 – NBC conducted the world’s first color broadcast of a tennis match.
1991 – the Communist party terminated throughout the Soviet Union.
2002 – Georgia withdrew from the CIS.
Who was born on August 26
1451 – Explorer Christopher Columbus.
1743 – one of the founders of modern chemistry Antoine Laurent Lavoisier.
1880 – one of the ideologists of the literature of the avant-garde French poet Guillaume Apollinaire.
1910 – Nobel laureate, Roman Catholic nun, benefactor of the mother Teresa.
1914 – the Argentine writer Julio Cortazar.
1966 – the singer of the band Garbage Shirley Manson.
1980 is an American actor Macaulay Culkin.
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