Today is January 24, 2018

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  • Officially announced the transfer of the capital of Spain from Valladolid to Madrid
    Madrid — Spain's capital (Photo: ispaniy . web-3.ru) on January 24 1606 Madrid the second time in its history, becoming the capital of Spain — King Philip III the Pious (1578-1621)...
  • Began the first Winter Olympic Games
    In 2014, the capital of the Winter Olympics will be " the summer capital of Russia»Sochi With the creation of the IOC in 1894, among other sports in the future Olympic program and proposed to...
  • On sale appeared the first canned beer
    "cream ale Kruger" Technology canning beer existed before 1935, but it was in the experimental stage. Some evidence of experiments date back to the late 1910s, but it was at this time in U.S....
  • A National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia
    National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia In order to maintain the orchestral performance and development of its best traditions in the world-wide 24 January in 2003 on behalf of the President...
  • Founded Gypsy Theatre "Romen"
    Gypsy Theatre "Romen» In the 18-19 centuries in Moscow and St. Petersburg, there were gypsy choirs, consisting of Russian Gypsies. In the late 19th century, the head of the Gypsy choir Nikolai...
  • California began " Gold Rush "
    «Lucky miners — California Gold Rush" California Gold Rush — an unorganized mass production of gold in California in the years 1848-1855. Gold Rush began 24 January in 1848 near...

Born this day

  • Pierre Beaumarchais
    Pierre Beaumarchais Pierre Beaumarchais (Pierre Augustin Caron) was born on January 24 in 1732 in Paris, the son of a watchmaker. As a child, he helped his father. married to a wealthy...
  • Ernst Hoffmann
    Ernst Hoffmann Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann was born on January 24 in 1776 in K?nigsberg, the then capital of East Prussia (now Kaliningrad). It was an international city, and among the...
  • Mikhail Romm
    Mikhail Romm was born (11) on January 24 in 1901 in Irkutsk. During the Civil War (1918-1921) served as secretary of Glavskladprodarma in the Red Army. In 1925, he graduated from the Faculty...
  • Valery Obodzinskij
    Valery Obodzinskij Valery Obodzinskij born on January 24 in 1942 in Odessa, when the city was occupied by the Nazis. In the year and a half he was nearly shot by a German officer. Then there...
  • Ludmila Saveliev
    Ludmila Saveliev as Natasha Rostova Ludmila Saveliev was born on January 24 in 1942 in Leningrad during the siege. With 11 years she studied ballet. In 1962 he graduated from the Leningrad...
  • Yuri Bashmet
    Yuri Bashmet It is hard to overestimate his contribution to peacekeeping operations. High citizenship Yuri Bashmet, combined with his outstanding creative work put his name to a number of the...
  • Nastassja Kinski
    Nastassja Kinski Nastassja Kinski was born in West Berlin on January 24 in 1961, the son of a famous actor Klaus Kinski. The present name of the actress — Nastassja Aglaia Nakshinski. ...
  • Frederick II the Great
    Frederick II the Great Frederick II the Great — King of Prussia era of enlightened absolutism, of the Hohenzollern dynasty, was born on January 24 in 1712 in Berlin and was the second of...
  • Vasily Surikov
    Vasily Surikov contemporaries regarded him as a seer, who opened the past. The museums in front of his paintings today and crowded. The monument to the artist and his house-museum opened in...
  • Gleb Krzyzanowski
    Gleb Maksimilianovich Krzyzanowski Gleb Maksimilianovich Krzyzanowski was born (12) on January 24 in 1872 in Samara, a family of intellectuals. In 1891, he joined the Marxist group. In 1894...
  • Dmitry Ushakov
    Dmitry Ushakov Dmitry Ushakov was born (12) on January 24 in 1873 in Moscow. After receiving primary education at home, keep it in a Moscow gymnasia, then school. The leading interest...

Died this day

  • Etienne Falcone
    Etienne Falcone Etienne Falcone, a French sculptor, was born December 1 in 1716. He was the son of a carpenter. The first skill in handling the sculptural material Etienne was in the workshop...
  • Amedeo Modigliani
    Modigliani, a fragment of a self-portrait (1918) < / span> lived all his life in poverty and insecurity artist could hardly imagine that in the future his paintings will be worth a fortune. One...
  • Nicholas Lossky
    Nicholas Lossky Onufrievich Nicholas Lossky, one of the founders of intuitionism in philosophy, was born (November 24) December 6 in 1870 Kreslovke, near Vitebsk , the son of a forester. At...
  • Ron Hubbard
    Ronald Hubbard Ronald Hubbard was born on March 13 in 1911 in the town of Tilden (Nebraska, USA), the son of an officer in the Navy. He spent his childhood in the Wild West in Montana, where...
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill Winston Churchill, British statesman and politician, was born on November 30 in 1874 to a noble family of the Dukes of Marlborough, at the family estate of Blenheim Palace. ...