October 12: what is the Orthodox holiday, signs of the day and what not to do

Learn about the most important holidays and events of October 12 in history

Vladimir Grisyuk

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12 Oct day of Theophanes the merciful

October 12, 2019, we mark world migratory bird day and world day against arthritis. The Bahamas celebrated the opening day in Spain – day of the nation, in Brazil, children’s day, and in Equatorial Guinea – independence day. In the national calendar October 12 – the feast of Theophanes the merciful.

“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate 12 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 on 12 October.

“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate 12 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 on 12 October.

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What is the Orthodox holiday of October 12 and how to spend the day

According to popular calendar today – Theophanes the merciful. Usually on this day it was necessary to arrange a hunt for the hare, after which there was a tradition to gather on a lush feast. Also the people believed that the heat on Theophanes must return. However, the weather at this time was variable with cool winds and fogs.

Signs of October 12

  • On Theophanes many stars – autumn will be dry.
  • Fog 12 Oct promised a warm autumn.
  • Mushrooms later appeared in the forest – the first snow will fall later.

12 October: an important and most interesting events in Ukraine and the world

  • 1612 troops of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, together with the Cossack troops seized Moscow.
  • 1863 in Geneva established the international Red Cross.
  • 1893 – in the newspaper the San Francisco Morning Call published the first story, 17-year-old Jack London (real name John Griffith).
  • In 1905 Norway became an independent Kingdom, breaking a Union with Sweden.
  • 1918 – Hetman Pavlo Skoropadsky legalized the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
  • 1947 – in the Western regions began a massive deportation of Ukrainians.
  • 1956 – the IAEA – the International atomic energy Agency.
  • 1965 – the Beatles were the Cavaliers of the Order of the British Empire.
  • 1968 – in Mexico city, opened the XIX summer Olympic games.
  • 1971 – Broadway premiere of the rock Opera “Jesus Christ superstar”.
  • 1992 – on the territory of Ukraine stopped the functioning of the ruble. Instead, introduced the coupon of the national Bank.
  • 1999 – born in Sarajevo, the six billionth inhabitant of the earth.

Who was born on the 12th of October

  • 1350 – Prince of Vladimir and Moscow Dmitry Donskoy.
  • 1842 – Russian artist Vasily Vereshchagin.
  • 1879 – one of the leaders of the Russian revolution Leon Trotsky.
  • 1910 – the author of hits of Edith Piaf, a French composer of Ukrainian origin, the Norbert Glanzberg.
  • 1935 – Italian Opera singer (tenor) Luciano Pavarotti.
  • 1935 – Ukrainian actress, people’s artist of the USSR Lyudmila Gurchenko.
  • 1966 – the Russian musician, the leader of group “Accident” Alexey Kortnev.
  • 1968 – journalist, war correspondent Andrew Tsaplienko.
  • 1977 – Ukrainian gymnast, Vice-champion of Olympic games of Alexander Beres.

Earlier “Today” wrote about the traditions and superstitions of the holiday of intercession of the Theotokos. In addition, we talked about holidays and celebrations in October 2019 in Ukraine, and also wrote on auspicious lunar days in October 2019.

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