Learn about the most important holidays and events on July 31 in history
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On 31 July we celebrate the day of
Today, July 31, the 212th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 153 days. Birthday – Ivan. International day of African women in the Congo are celebrating the Day of the beginning of the revolution.
“Today,” they write, a birthday is celebrated by Ukrainians on 31 July 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 31.
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July 31: today was a holiday and how to spend the day
July 31 folk calendar – Emelyan. The days are getting shorter, slowly approaching autumn. At this time the harvest is over and people collectively consecrated their sickles to tools was them next year. On of continued procurement of various pickles and preserves, because the winter was not far off.
July 31 ended the harvest. Sickles then laid out in the shape of a circle on the compacted lane, invited the priest to the celebrated a prayer service and consecrated the instruments. Then the sickles were carried home and kept until the next year. By the way, the best vacation considered a bath, and on this day it was customary to bathe with brooms made of rye straw, grasses and wildflowers. The people believed that, in accordance with the signs, you can get rid of fatigue that had accumulated during the harvest.
Signs for July 31
- The heat is on in of – in December there will be severe frosts.
- Cones of Norway spruce only on the tops – frost will not be until January.
- The leaves on the birch begins to turn yellow – to early autumn.
July 31: interesting and important events in the history of
1498 – Christopher Columbus discovered the island of Trinidad.
In 1837 laid the Red building of Kyiv national Taras Shevchenko University.
1922 – American Ralph Samuelson for the first time in the world to use skis for movement on the water.
In 1924 the Ukrainian language was banned by the Polish government for use in state and self-governing institutions in Western Ukraine.
1971 – first trip man on the moon. American astronauts David Scott and James Irwin drove on the moon’s surface on the mechanical means of transportation.
1994 – Sergei Bubka in Sestriere set a world record in the pole vault of 6.14 m.
Who was born on July 31
1914 – French comedian Carlos Louis de Funes de Galarza, best known for playing the chief in the film “Fantomas”.
1930 – circus, Oleg Popov.
1937 – Russian singer Edita Piekha.
1962 – American actor Wesley snipes.
1964 – German pop singer C. C. catch (Caroline Muller).
1965 – English writer, author of a series of books about Harry Potter JK Rowling.
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