Learn about the most important holidays and events on July 12 in history
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12 Jul, 09:23
Today we celebrate the day of Peter and Paul
Today, July 12, the 193rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 172 days. Birthdays – Paul, Peter. In the Central African Republic, Chad and Congo are celebrating the Day of independence and in Australia the aboriginal Day. The flight attendants professional holiday – international day of civil aviation flight attendant. Also on July 12 is the international day of photographer, established in honor of St. Veronica, the patron of pictures. Orthodox Christians celebrate the day of Peter and Paul, 2019.
“Today,” they write, a birthday is celebrated by Ukrainians on July 12, 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 July 12.
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July 12: what a holiday today, what you can and cannot do
Orthodox Christians around the world July 12 to honor the feast of Peter and Paul. This summer day ends Petrov post. The people watched on this day the sun plays colours at dawn, and the fishermen asked the saints about a rich catch of fish. The very same Peter was considered the patron Saint of fields and meadows. Connected with it quite a lot to take and it tried to predict what the weather will be in the coming days and even months.
St. Peter’s day the people thought the festival of the sun, and from July 12 began the fair, which was called “Peter’s walks”. At the same time he started the harvest in the fields. Accepted 12 July wash of the three springs below, in accordance with the signs, keep youth and beauty. Also believed that bathing in the day of Peter purifies man from sins.
Signs for July 12
- The rain Peter – and wet hay.
- Twice a day, rain – a sign of what will be a rich harvest.
- Cuckoo cuckoo after St. Peter’s day – summer will be long, and winter will come soon.
- The leaves of the trees begin to fall July 12 – soon autumn will come.
- Nightingale after St. Peter’s day a few days sings – winter starts after.
July 12: important and interesting events in the history of
1783 in St. Petersburg, opened the Grand theatre, now Mariinsky.
1917 – during the First world war for the first time were involved in chemical warfare agent (mustard gas).
1931 – in France, a monument was unveiled to the musketeer D’artagnan.
1943 – during world war II was the largest tank battle of Kursk.
1962 – the band the Rolling Stones first concert.
1995 – began a massacre in Srebrenica.
Who was born July 12,
100 BC – Julius Caesar, Roman statesman, General.
1854 – George Eastman, American inventor, founder of Kodak.
1934 – van Cliburn, the famous American pianist.
1946 – Valentina Tolkunova, Soviet singer.
1967 – John Petrucci, American guitarist known.
Earlier, we wrote, is it possible to get married in Peter’s fast, 2019. Earlier “Today” has published the calendar of days and holidays in July 2019 in Ukraine.
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