Learn about the most important holidays and events on September 18 in history
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Today is the day Elizabeth and Zachariah
Today, September 18, 261 th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 104 days. Birthday – Athanasius, Gleb, David, Elizabeth, Zachary, Iraida, Maxim, Raisa and Fedor. Annually on 18 September, starting in 2003, the world water monitoring day (World Water Monitoring Day), or the world day of water quality monitoring. Chile – independence Day.
“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate on 18 September 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 September 18.
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September 18: today was a holiday and how to spend the day
September 18 in the national calendar – the Day Elizabeth and Zachariah. This day is considered unlucky, so today you should not start any important work. However, there was the belief that Elizabeth and Zechariah come true of any divination. Because of this, people rush September 18, to visit fortune tellers and traditional healers.
Also, it was the custom on this day to bathe in the sauna with birch brooms, which were to drive away from a man all the evil spirits.
Signs for September 18
- The Rowan leaves already turned yellow 18 September – the winter will be harsh.
- A lot of mountain ash – a rainy autumn.
- The flower bulbs thin skin – the winter will be warm.
September 18: the most important and interesting events in Ukraine and the world
- 1502 – Christopher Columbus during his fourth voyage to the New world carried out a landing on the island of Costa Rica.
- 1851 – in the United States published the first issue of the newspaper “New York Daily Times”.
- 1886 the French poet Jean Moreas published in the newspaper “Le Figaro” the article that became a Manifesto for the writers of the symbolist.
- 1918 – Spain based football club “Valencia”.
- 1929 – at the Zaporozhye plant “Kommunar” released the first Ukrainian processor.
- 1934 the USSR joined the League of Nations and became its 59th member.
- 1965 – the island of Khortytsya in Zaporozhye, declared a national Park.
- 1980 – the Soviet spaceship “Soyuz-38” first flew in space, the representative of non-European race – a dark-skinned Cuban Arnaldo Tamayo méndez.
- 1997 – registered domain Google.com
Who was born on September 18
- 1759 – philosopher, logician and linguist, first rector of the Kharkiv University of Ivan Riga.
- 1819 French physicist Jean Bernard Leon Foucault, known for his experiments with the pendulum.
- 1905 – Swedish film actress Greta Garbo.
- 1899 – Polish actress of Jewish origin, who was nominated for the award “Oscar” in 1966 IDA Kaminska.
- 1973 – Ukrainian athlete, bronze medalist of the Olympic games (2000) Elena Govorova.
Earlier we told you about auspicious lunar days in September 2019. In addition, we wrote about the weekend days and holidays in September 2019 in Ukraine.
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