Learn about the most important holidays and events 28 February in history
February 28 – Day navigation service of the aviation Armed forces of Ukraine. Orthodox Christians celebrate the feast of St. Onesimus. The name day is celebrated Alexey, Arseny, Athanasius, Ivan, Michael, Nikolay, Paul, Peter, Simon and Sophia.
The website “Today,” writes how the Orthodox holiday of the Ukrainians on 28 February 2020. 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 of February 28.
February 28 – the Day of St. Onesimus
- Day the navigation service of the aviation Armed forces of Ukraine. The purpose of the festival is to promote the prestige of the navigation service of the aviation Armed forces of Ukraine. Also, this campaign is aimed at “encouraging the military to the conscientious performance of official duties, development of aviation traditions and improvement of military-Patriotic education”.
February 28: what a holiday
Feb 28, 2020 – the Day of St. Onesimus. It was thought that spring today banishes winter from his possessions, so usually on 28 February it was very cold. On this day our ancestors was so excited, because winter was over, to wait for the warmth of the sun remained not for long.
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Signs at 28 February
- To a child born on this day to be happy, is to give him things from sheepskin.
- Many stars in the sky – a sign of the fact that many lambs will be born.
- Divination, which take place this day, considered one of the most accurate.
- Bright red sunset presages heavy snow.
- Little snow – expect crop failure.
What not to do 28 Feb
- This day should not plan for the future, because they will not be fulfilled.
- To protect yourself from gossip and slander – read the appropriate prayers that will protect you from the evil tongues.
What you can do 28 Feb
- If in this day a single person will pray, that soon he will find his soul mate.
- On this day, the owners should rethink all the housework.
Interesting and important events in Ukraine and the world
- 1835 – published the first printed set of the Karelian-Finnish epos “Kalevala”.
- 1854 – Republican party founded the United States.
- 1935 American chemist Wallace Carothers first synthesized nylon.
- 1956 – in the USA has patented a network cable for computers.
- 1989 – in Venezuela, the police, guard and army suppressed the unrest caused by the neoliberal reforms of the government.
- 1991 – the War ended in the Persian Gulf.
- 1994 – over of Banja Luka occurred the only known air combat during the Bosnian war.
- 1995 – registered of the Social democratic party of Ukraine.
- 1998 – the beginning of the armed conflict, known as the Kosovo war.
- 2013 – the abdication of Benedict XVI.
Who was born on February 28
- 1155 – Henry the Young, the nominal king of England.
- 1533 – Michel de Montaigne, French philosopher.
- 1683 – rené Antoine Réaumur, the French naturalist.
- 1901 Linus Carl Pauling, American chemist, Nobel prize in chemistry 1954 and the Nobel peace prize in 1962.
- 1942 – Brian Jones, rock musician, rhythm guitarist for the Rolling Stones.
- 1942 – Dino Zoff, Italian football goalkeeper and coach.
- 1944 – Sepp Maier, German football goalkeeper.
- 1963 – Sergey Mavrin, Russian rock musician, member of group “Aria” and “Mavrin” (formerly “Mavrik”).
- 1981 – Igor Kharlamov, a participant of the teleproject Comedy Club.
- 1984 – Karolina Kurkova, Czech top model.
- 1993 – Emmelie de forest, Danish singer, winner of song contest “Eurovision-2013”.
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