Learn about the most important festivals and events of 24 may in history
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The people celebrated on may 24 Mokios Wet
May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 221 day. Birthday – Joseph (Joseph, Joseph), Cyril, Methodius, Nicodemus, Sofron. Ukraine celebrates the Day of Slavic writing and culture in Eritrea – independence Day in Ecuador – Pichincha Day (independence Day from Spain).
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“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate on may 24, 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 may 24.
What holiday is may 24
The people celebrated on may 24 Mokios Wet. It was believed that on this day most often there are rains. Work on the land impossible to hail damaged the crops. In addition, on may 24, Slavic Nations, including Ukraine, celebrates the Day of Slavic writing and culture, dedicated to the celebration of the Orthodox teachers of the Slavs, equal to the apostles brothers Cyril and Methodius.
Also on this day, since 1999, is the European day of parks, the event which is dedicated to the protection of natural areas in many European countries.
Folk omens on 24 may
- If this day the fog formed in the evening, spreading through the earth, and ends with the sunrise, soon there will be a storm.
- Rainy weather may 24 – sign that summer will also be a lot of rain.
- The crimson sunrise – wait for the storm of the summer.
- Red sunrise on may 24, there will be plenty of thunderstorms and fires in the summer.
Interesting and important events in history on may 24
1844 – Telegraph Morse sent the first telegram from Washington to Baltimore.
1883 – in new York opened the Brooklyn bridge.
1899 – in Boston opened the first in America, the garage and body shop.
1900 – in Saint-Petersburg with the participation of Tsar Nicholas II launched the cruiser “Aurora”.
1956 – in the Swiss city of Lugano hosted the first Eurovision song contest.
1964 – was the largest in the history of the fight at a football match.
2003 – Ukraine debuted at the 48th Eurovision song contest, which took place in Riga. Alexander Ponomarev then took the 14th place.
Who was born on may 24
1881 – Alexander Bogomolets, an outstanding Ukrainian and Soviet doctor-pathophysiology, the President of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the years 1930-1946.
1905 – born Mikhail Sholokhov, Russian writer (“the Quiet don”, “virgin soil upturned”).
1912 – Michael Stelmach, Ukrainian writer (“Bread and salt”, “Blood is thicker than water”, “Big family”, “Truth and lies”).
1964 – Oleg Skrypka, Ukrainian rock musician (“BB”), the organizer of etoprosto and festivals.
1973 – Ruslana, Ukrainian singer, winner of “Eurovision-2004”.
We will remind, Today, wrote about weekends and holidays in may 2019 in Ukraine. We also talked about Church holidays and fasts in June 2019.
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