Learn about the most important holidays and events on August 9 in history
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August 9 – day of memory Panteleimon
Today, August 9, the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there is 144 days. Birthdays – Anfisa, Herman, Clement, Naum, Nikolay, Panteleimon, Sawa. International day of indigenous peoples of the world, the world book lovers day, a Day of memory of victims of the atomic attack in Nagasaki, which brought tragedy to the Japanese people on August 9, 1945. Singapore – the Republic Day, in the côte d’ivoire national day, and in South Africa – Day women.
“Today,” they write, a birthday is celebrated by Ukrainians on 9 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 on 9 August.
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In the Orthodox Church, August 9 to honor the memory of Panteleimon the healer, which is listed among the great Martyr. He is known as the patron of warriors and healer. In Russia Panteleimon was often called Paly, prayed for the cure of diseases. Healers believed that now is to go to the litter medicinal herbs, used special incantations and rituals. In addition, the holiday called Kosanica, since at this time curl cabbage fork. Got the remaining from past harvest cabbage and cook puff pastry mince pies. These pies were treated strangers, the poor and children. Also cabbage stewed, salted, added to soup.
Celebrated on August 9 and the first zarowny the occasion. Accepted 9 August, to go to Church for the blessing of ears collected from fields. Then these spikes were supposed to keep in the house.
Signs on 9 August
- All the herbs collected on 9 August will have the healing properties.
- Ants close up the entrances to the nests – it’s gonna rain.
- Much chirping and jumping of grasshoppers – a sign that the weather will be clear and dry.
9 Aug: important and interesting events in the history of
1803 – the American Robert Fulton demonstrated in Paris on the Seine his invention – a 20-metre vessel, was driven by a steam engine of eight horsepower.
1859 – American Nathan Ames patented the escalator.
1910 – a Chicago resident Alva Fisher patented the electric washing machine.
1942 – in Kiev at the stadium “Zenit” held the so-called “death match” actually is part of a series of matches between the Kiev football team “Start” (partially picked from players “Dynamo”) and the team of German gunners “Flakelf”.
1990 was the radio station “Echo of Moscow”.
Who was born on August 9
1819 – William Morton, an American dentist-surgeon, was first successfully used ether as an anesthetic.
1938 – Alexander Omelchenko, Ukrainian politician and Manager, the mayor of Kiev in 1999-2006.
1938 – Leonid Kuchma, Ukrainian politician and statesman, the President of Ukraine in 1994-2004, the Prime Minister in 1992-1993.
1963 – Whitney Houston, American pop soul and rhythm-and-Blues singer, actress. The winner of six Grammy and two Emmy.
1973 – Alexander Ponomarev, Ukrainian pop singer.
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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