Oct 16: what is the Orthodox holiday, signs of the day and what not to do

Learn about the most important holidays and events on October 16 in history

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On October 16 we mark world day of anesthesia

October 16, 2019 to celebrate world food day (World Food Day), which was proclaimed in 1979 by the conference of the Food and agriculture organization (FAO) of the United Nations. In addition, 16 October – world day of anesthesia (World Anaesthesia Day). On this day in 1846, the American doctor William Morton first publicly demonstrated the successful application of anesthesia for General anesthesia. Every year on October 16 in some countries, the Day Chef, or, as it is called, national Boss’s day (National Boss’s Day).

“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate on 16 October 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 October 16.

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What holiday is on October 16 and what not to do

According to popular calendar today – Denis Pozemni. Sometimes in the day had already begun to snow and it was time these frosts. Because of these weather changes on October 16 was afraid of autumnal fevers, which struck the people. To keep them under the roof of the people hung onions and garlic, which were afraid of evil spirits, and also read a variety of charms against the evil eye. It was believed that at Dennis they have a special power.

Signs on October 16

  • Mice dig burrows to the South, the winter will be cold.
  • Jackdaws gather in flocks – the day will be clear.
  • Low dark clouds foretell the snowfall.

Oct 16: important and interesting events in Ukraine and the world

  • 1813 – the beginning of the “Battle of Nations”, which lasted three days. A battle between the forces of France, Sweden and Russia ended with the defeat of Napoleon.
  • 1846 – surgeon William Thomas Morton of Boston first used ether for anesthesia.
  • 1847 – in London, a book by Charlotte Bronte “Jane Eyre”.
  • 1963 – first launched into space the three-stage carrier rocket “Vostok”, with which the orbit was deduced multi-seat spacecraft “Vostok”.
  • 1964 – people’s Republic of China conducted its first nuclear weapons test.
  • 1968 between the governments of the USSR and Czechoslovakia signed a Treaty on the temporary stay of Soviet troops on the territory of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic.
  • 1978 – John Paul II became the 264th Pope.

Who was born October 16,

  • 1854 – English poet, writer Oscar Wilde.
  • 1874 – a German artist-expressionist Otto Mueller.
  • 1888 – American playwright. The winner of the Nobel prize for literature Eugene O’neill.
  • 1918 – the Ukrainian poet Alexander Pidaja.
  • 1945 – Russian comedian Evgeniy Petrosyan.
  • 1954 – the Honored artist of Ukraine, chief conductor of the Lviv municipal brass orchestra Vasily Kochubey.
  • 1968 – a Russian pop singer Ilya Lagutenko.

Earlier we talked about holidays and celebrations in October 2019 in Ukraine. In addition, the “Today” published the first half of 2019, the signs of the zodiac, and also wrote on auspicious lunar days in October 2019.

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