August 4: what a holiday today, signs of the day and what not to do

Learn about the most important holidays and events of 4 August in the history

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According to popular calendar today is the feast of Mary Magdalene

Today, on August 4, the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 149 days. Birthday – Cornelius (The Roots), Mary. In the cook Islands celebrate Constitution Day in Burkina Faso are celebrating the Day of the revolution, and in Croatia – the Day of victory and homeland gratitude Day and Croatian defenders.

“Today,” write what holiday, Ukrainians celebrate on August 4, 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 4 August.

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August 4: what a holiday today and cannot do

According to popular calendar today – Mary Magdalene. Sometimes the feast of Mary the people were called Jagodnica due to the fact that on 4 August it was forbidden to go into the field, and people went to pick berries. Usually at this time the women cooked berry jam for winter. Field work on this day was suspended because they believed that the field could kill the flash.

Also it was believed that the Magdalene Rosa has a special power. So women until dawn tried to be sure to wash the dew to their faces longer was young and beautiful.

Signs on 4 August

  • Dew 4 Aug for the bad crop of flax.
  • The storm on Magdalene – will be a good harvest of grain.
  • August 4th – time to dig up flower bulbs, may soon be freezing.

August 4: interesting and important events in the history of

1867 – Ivan Mazepa became Hetman of left-Bank Ukraine.

1693 – monk from France don Perignon discovered the secret of making champagne.

1777 in London opened the world’s first circus.

1902 – openly over the Thames to the Greenwich pedestrian tunnel.

1926 – on the area of Piccadilly in London was installed the first traffic lights.

1926 – on “Kryvorizhstal” was put into operation the first blast furnace.

1984 – the African country of Upper Volta changed its name to Burkina Faso.

2006 – Viktor Yanukovych for the second time became the Prime Minister of Ukraine.

Who was born on August 4,

1806 – the Irish mathematician William Rowan Hamilton.

1840 – the author of the term “masochism” Richard von Krafft-Ebing.

1854 – Ukrainian actress Maria Zankovetska.

1859 – Norwegian writer, Nobel laureate Knut Hamsun.

1901 – American jazz musician Louis Armstrong.

1927 – American computer scientist, the author of the LISP language, John McCarthy.

1961 – 44th President of the United States of America Barack Obama.

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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