Today is May 27, 2018

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Holidays

  • Russian Library Day (Day of the librarian )
    All-day law library and a professional day Russian librarians — Day of the librarian. This professional holiday established by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Boris...
  • Library Day in Kyrgyzstan
    Given the large contribution of libraries of Kyrgyzstan in the development of education, science, culture, Information of the Republic and the need to further enhance their role in society, 27 May...
  • Spring holiday in the UK
    Spring holiday in the UK, which is celebrated annually on the last Monday in May refers to the so-called spring bank holiday (Spring Bank Holiday). Also on this day, which is sometimes called...
  • Memorial Day
    Memorial Day (Memorial Day) is celebrated on the last Monday in May in memory of all the victims citizens of America. Initially, the dead were honored in the Civil War, but now it's — Day...
  • Memorial Day holy Ripsime
    In 301 came to Armenia 37 Christian virgins who fled from Rome as a result of the persecution of the Christians. Subdued by the beauty of one of them, virgin named Ripsime king Tiridates III...

Outstanding events

Born this day

  • Alexander Bashlachev
    Alexander Bashlachev His brightest representative of Russian rock, can rightly be called a great rock musicians of our time, thanks to which rock music became popular in the society. ...
  • Elena Blaginina
    Elena Blaginina Elena Blaginina born (14) May 27 in 1903 in the village of Yakovlevo Orel province. She grew up a simple village girl who could not even think that will ever be known children's...
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan and Sergei Yesenin Duncan called a genius, was compared with the "ancestors of new eras and styles." Many critics found the Isadora turned and dance, and everyday life. In...
  • Vyacheslav Shalevich
    Vyacheslav Shalevich Vyacheslav Shalevich was born in Moscow May 27 in 1934. His childhood is associated with a courtyard in the Arbat, which was located next to the theater named and Shchukin...
  • Maria Shukshina
    Maria Shukshina Mariya Shukshina born May 27 in 1967 in Moscow. The eldest daughter of actor, director and screenwriter and actress. In the movie, Maria was almost "from the cradle . " In...
  • John Cockcroft
    John Cockcroft In 1951, he teamed up with Ernest Walton was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics "for his research work on the transformation of atomic nuclei by artificially accelerated atomic...

Died this day

  • Nikolai Eremenko ( Jr. )
    Nikolai Eremenko (Jr.) Nikolai Eremenko (Jr.) was born on February 14 in 1949 in Vitebsk, in a family of actors. His father, Nikolai Eremenko (Senior) was a People's Artist of the USSR, and...
  • False Dmitry I
    False Dmitry I False Dmitry I — according to popular opinion in history — an impostor, adventurer, pretending to be a wonderfully escaped the son of Ivan IV the Terrible —...
  • Niccolo Paganini
    Niccolo Paganini Niccolo Paganini was born October 27 in 1782 in Genoa, the son of a small merchant, a lover of music. The original game skills on the mandolin and violin purchased by his...
  • Robert Koch
    Robert Koch Robert Koch, one of the founders of modern microbiology and epidemiology, was born December 11 in 1843 in Clausthal-Zellerfeld near Hanover. He studied at the University of...
  • Arseny Tarkovsky
    Arseny Tarkovsky Arseny Tarkovsky was born on June 25 in 1907 Elizavetgrad (now Kirovograd, Ukraine). In his childhood with his father and brother attended recitals poets , , Fyodor Sologub. ...
  • Vitaly Solomin
    Vitaly Solomin Mefod'evich Vitaly Solomin was born December 12 in 1941 in Chita, in a family of musicians. Parents dreamed of a career in music and wanted his son to become a pianist. And he...
  • John Calvin
    John Calvin John Calvin, a prominent figure of the Reformation and the founder of Calvinism, was born on July 10 in 1509 in the town of Noyon in the French province of Picardy. He was educated...
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
    Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi Jawaharlal Nehru was born on November 14 in 1889 in Allahabad in a family party leader. Jawaharlal name means "precious ruby." The boy was in an...