Learn about the most important holidays and events on July 18 in history
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July 18, 10:41
Celebrate today Afanasiev day
Today, July 18, the 199th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 166 days. Birthdays – Anna (Anna), Athanasius, Barbara, Elizabeth, Kirill and Sergei. The international day of Nelson Mandela in Spain celebrate the Day of the nation, in Uruguay – Constitution Day, and in Myanmar, celebrate the Day of sacrifice.
“Today,” they write, a birthday is celebrated by Ukrainians on July 18, 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 July 18.
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July 18: what a holiday today, what you can and cannot do
The international day of Nelson Mandela, which is timed to the birthday of the former President of Africa, and marks a nationwide struggle against racial discrimination. In addition, on July 18 sufficiently wide range of national and state events. For example, in Spain celebrate labor Day in Russia honors firefighters, and America celebrates the hearty hot dog.
The people July 18 honored Afanasiev day Months holiday. It was believed that on this night a month in the sky plays, adds strength. As for our ancestors, it is in Athanasius, July 18, they celebrated the holiday Months and carried out rites associated with the Moon. It was believed that the month celebrates his birthday 18 July.
Signs on July 18:
- if Athanasius month playing for a good harvest;
- clear month promises a warm autumn;
- yellow clouds – the rain.
July 18: the important and interesting events in the history
390 or 387 BC– in Rome this day was considered unlucky. On the river Allia Gauls defeated the Roman army and sacked Rome.
1897 – the duration of the working day for Russian companies was reduced to 11.5 hours Sunday declared a holiday.
1925 – in the USA officially declared that women can be drivers of the cars are not worse than men.
2000 – in London a monument to John Lennon.
2002 – three hours since opening on the web site Lower Manhattan Development Corporation section, where the projects memorial buildings at the WTC site, was registered 40 million hits. One of these hours the site was visited by 8 million users.
Who was born on July 18
1918 – Nelson Mandela, South African politician, a fighter against apartheid.
1932 – Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Russian Soviet poet, the Director.
1941 – Frank Farian, a German musician, Creator of the disco group “Boney M”.
1957 – Alexander Titov, a Russian musician, the bass guitarist of group “the Aquarium” and “Cinema”.
1982 – Priyanka Chopra, Indian actress and model.
Earlier “Today” has published the calendar of days and holidays in July 2019 in Ukraine.
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