Learn about the most important holidays and events of may 13 in history
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13 may – the Day of the Apostle James
Today is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 232 days. Birthday – Basil, Ignat, Maxim, Nikita, Yakov.
“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate may 13, 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 may 13.
May 13: what a holiday today
13 may – the Day of the Apostle James. Said that on this day all the courtship stops, and begin preparing the wedding celebrations. 13 may analyze natural phenomena and tried to predict what the weather will do in the coming days and months. Signs of the day:
- if the night was warm and starry – to the rich harvest;
- clear sunrise – to a hot summer;
- clear skies at Jacob – to the Sunny summer.
Interesting and important events in history may 13
1637 – cardinal Richelieu, fearing enemies, ordered to round out the tips of the daggers that cut the meat, so there was a butter knife.
1829 — Pushkin asks the hand of Natalia Goncharova.
1865 – opened national University. I. I. Mechnikov in Odessa.
1888 — abolition of slavery in Brazil.
1927 – established the football club “Dynamo Kiev”.
1981 — attempt on Pope John Paul II which was celebrated by Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca.
2014 — an explosion at the mine in Soma. Killed 282 people.
13 may: the day were born
1221 – Alexander Nevsky, Prince of Novgorod, Kiev, Vladimir, commander.
1849 – Panas Mirny, a Ukrainian writer.
1937 – Roger Zelazny, American science fiction writer.
1950 – Stevie wonder, American singer and songwriter.
1986 – Robert Pattinson, English actor, model.
1986 – Alexander Rybak, Norwegian singer, musician.
We will remind, Today, wrote about weekends and holidays in may 2019 in Ukraine. Earlier we told you when the funeral days in 2019 after Easter.
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