Today is July 18, 2018

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Holidays

  • Date of creation of the state fire supervision
    reference point in the history of the state fire control was the signing in This day in 1927, the All-Russian Central Executive Committee and the Council of People's Commissars of the "Regulations...
  • Nelson Mandela International Day
    world — it's not only the absence of war, the world — is create an environment where everyone can thrive, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, class, caste or any other...
  • National Hot Dog Day in the U.S.
    No one knows for sure where the notion of "hot- dog ", but it is known that in 1893 was declared a great year," sausage in a bun». National Hot Dog Day (National Hot Dog Day) was officially...
  • Finding of the relics of St. Sergius honest, Radonezh ( 1422 )
    Memorial Day Reverend for the Orthodox Russians have a special meaning: the founder of the Trinity-Sergius Monastery, he is considered the patron saint of Russia. In fact, it was the first saint...

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Born this day

  • Anna Knipper ( Timireva )
    Anna V. Knipper (Timireva) Anna V. Knipper (nee Safonov, in Timireva first marriage) was born July 18 in 1893 in Kislovodsk. Her father was a famous musician , director of the Moscow...
  • Hendrik Lorentz
    Hendrik Lorenz Hendrik Lorentz was born July 18 in 1853 in Arnhem (Netherlands). He studied at the University of Leiden in 1875 he defended his doctoral dissertation "On the theory of...
  • Hunter S. Thompson
    Hunter S. Thompson Hunter Stockton Thompson was born July 18 in 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky (USA). By the beginning of the service in the Army in 1956, he has twice been convicted — for...
  • Giacomo Balla
    Giacomo Balla, a fragment of a self-portrait Giacomo Balla was born July 18 in 1871 in Turin. Art education in the School of evening drawing. «The dynamism of a dog on a leash," Balla ...
  • Robert Hooke
    Robert Hooke Robert Hooke was born July 18 in 1635 on the Isle of Wight in the family priest of the local church. As the son of a priest, Robert nevertheless keenly interested in the sciences. ...
  • Yuri Mazurok
    Yuri Antonovich Mazurok Yuri Antonovich Mazurok born July 18 in 1931 in the Polish city Krasnyk. The childhood of the future of the singer in the Ukraine, has been famous for its beautiful...
  • Pauline Viardot
    Michelle Ferdinand Pauline Viardot (nee Garcia) was born July 18 in 1821 in Paris. Her father, Manuel Garcia, was a famous singer and music teacher, and his sister Maria Malibran — the...
  • Hume Cronyn
    Hume Cronyn Hume Cronyn was born in Canada July 18 in 1911. He was one of five children born to Hume Cronin Sr., a businessman and member of the House of Commons of Canada, and Frances Amelia,...
  • Andrei Gromyko
    Andrei Gromyko Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko was born (5) July 18 in 1909 in the Belarusian village of Old Gromyki (now the Gomel region). In 1932, Andrew graduated from the Minsk Institute of...
  • Olga Spesivtseva
    Olga Spesivtseva Olga Spesivtseva born July 18 in 1895 in Rostov-on-Don in the family theater actor. After his father died, his mother left without a livelihood, send their children to a...
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born July 18 in 1918 in the family of tribal leader Themba in South Africa. He studied at the College of Fort-Hur, but was expelled for participation in a student...
  • Yevgeny Yevtushenko
    Yevgeny Yevtushenko Yevgeny Yevtushenko was born July 18 in 1933 in the family of a geologist at the station Winter Irkutsk region. This city devoted to some of the most lyrical poems of the...
  • Love Kazarnovsky
    Lubov Kazarnovsky Lubov Kazarnovsky born July 18 in 1956 in Moscow. She soon discovered the ability to sing, and she is a child involved in music seriously. Therefore, after the school filed...

Died this day

  • Peter III F.
    Peter F. III Peter F. III, Karl Peter Ulrich, was born February 21 in 1728 in the city of Kiel (Germany). The son of the Duke of Holstein-Gottorp Charles Frederick and daughter of Emperor Peter...
  • Vasily Polenov
    Vasily Polenov (Portrait by Ilya Repin , 1877, fragment) Vasily Dmitrievich Polenov was born (20 May) June 1 in 1844 in St. Petersburg, in a noble family. After graduating from high school...
  • Michelangelo da Caravaggio
    portrait of Caravaggio by Ottavio Leoni made Michelangelo da Caravaggio was born September 28 in 1573 in Lombardy. He has always been stressed in his work is original and can not be attributed...
  • Jean -Antoine Watteau
    Jean-Antoine Watteau was born October 10 in 1684 in the Flemish town of Valenciennes. In his youth, he studied fine art at the Jacques-Albert Guerin. Watteau was one of those French artists...
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen Jane Austen — one of the few women of her time, which not only achieved success in the literature, but has managed to remain popular to this day. Her novels combine irony and...
  • Roman Jakobson
    Osipovich Roman Jakobson Osipovich Roman Jakobson — prominent domestic linguist, who dealt with many aspects of the language, was born (11) October 23 in 1896 in Moscow, the son of a...
  • Nico ( Christa Peffgen )
    Nico Krista Peffgen born October 16 in 1938 in Cologne, although some sources this is the time and place of dispute. She began her career in show business model to work. Then she got her...
  • Christoph Scheiner
    Christoph Scheiner was born July 25 in 1575 in Wald, near the town of Mindelheyma. He received an excellent education and later worked as a professor of Hebrew and mathematics at the...