August 8: what a holiday today, signs of the day and what not to do

Learn about the most important holidays and events August 8 in history

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On 8 August we celebrate the day of yermolai

Today, August 8, the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 145 days. Birthdays – Paraskeva (Praskovia). The international day of mountaineering and the international day of ophthalmology. In Ukraine, since 2000, celebrates the Day, in Bhutan independence Day and the Iraq – Day world. Annually on 8 August at the initiative of the International Foundation for the protection of animals Animal Welfare is celebrating world cat day (World Cat Day).

“Today,” they write, a birthday is celebrated by Ukrainians on 8 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 8.

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August 8: what a holiday today and cannot do

In the Orthodox Church on 8 August honored the memory of St. Hermolaus, known as one of the martyrs along with Hermokrates and Hermippos. Farmers on 8 August started early picking apples, but eating them is still impossible, as it was customary to wait for the Apple Saviour. In addition to the August 8, keep up the early potatoes, which was cooking pancakes, burgers, salad, okroshka – these dishes are often decorated with peasant table on a hot day.

The medicine men went to gather herbs, because, in accordance with the description, it is believed that now, after the morning dew, they will have useful properties.

Signs on 8 August

Flies 8 Aug bite and become nasilivata – need to wait for the rain.
Frogs jump around ponds along the shore – a sign that it’s going to rain.

8 Aug: important and interesting events in the history of

1786 Michel Paccard first climbed the highest peak in Europe – Mont Blanc (4807 m). His partner for the expedition was Jacques Balma.

1815 – Napoleon Bonaparte went into exile on St. Helena to spend the rest of my life.

1899 in Minnesota (USA) A. Marshall patented the refrigerator.

1900’s in Brookline (Massachusetts, USA) at the site Longiuscula cricket club started the first match for the Cup of the International Federation of lawn tennis.

1941 – part of the German 6th army captured the towns of Pirogovo, the Mousetrap, Kitaevo, near Kiev, rushed to Kiev forest and entered the suburbs of Kiev – Demeevka.

1969 – the first time the USSR Cup in football was won by the team not of the League Karpaty Lviv (win in the finals over Rostov SKA – 2:1).

2008 – Chairman of the state Council of the PRC Hu Jintao announced the opening of the XXIX Olympic games in Beijing.

Who was born on 8 August

1834 – Yuri Fedkovich, Ukrainian writer and poet, public figure, translator.

1947 – Ken Dryden, canadian hockey player, the goalkeeper.

1948 – Svetlana Savitskaya, Soviet and Russian pilot cosmonaut.

1951 – born Stanislav Sadalsky, Russian and Soviet theatre and film actor (“the meeting Place cannot be changed”, “About the poor hussar say a word”), journalist.

1981 – Roger Federer, Swiss tennis player.

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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