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Holidays

  • Day of military glory of Russia — Victory of Russian regiments in the Battle of Kulikovo ( 1380 )
    21 September celebrates the Day of military glory of Russia — Victory of Russian regiments led by the great over the Mongol-Tatar troops in the Battle of Kulikovo in 1380. It was...
  • International Day of Peace
    For most people, planet earth world — is an everyday reality. Our streets safely, our children go to school. Where the foundations of society are strong, the priceless gift the world can...
  • Inventor's Day in Ukraine
    Every year on the third Saturday of September in the Ukraine celebrates the Day of the inventor and the Innovator, which is set in accordance with the Decree of the President ? 443/94 of the 16...
  • Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    holiday is established by the Church in the 4th century and is the first feast of the the church year, for the old style church year began September 1. Of the circumstances connected with this...
  • Day of pharmaceutical worker of Ukraine
    Day of pharmaceutical worker set by the Presidential Decree number 1128/99 from September 7 in 1999. On the third Saturday of September more than 350,000 members of this branch of industry of...
  • World Day of Russian Unity
    21 September 2010 World Day of Russian Unity was celebrated for the first time. While this is an unofficial holiday, but the idea of ??celebrating the day supported by 24 countries. Initiator of...
  • Armenia's Independence Day
    21 September 1991 Armenian people in a national referendum voted for the proclamation of independence from the Soviet Union, which was part of the Republic since 1921. On this day by the Supreme...
  • Day Svarog
    come feast of heaven Blacksmith — Svarog. By this time it passed rites closing Swarga (interruption of the living connection between Heaven and Earth). Earth gradually shackles of cold...
  • Mabon
    Mabon Autumnal Equinox (Mabon), celebrated in the North Hemisphere 19 — 22 September, has two aspects: first, it is liberation from all that is old and outdated, and, secondly, tributes...
  • World Week of Action " We clean the world " (" Let us cleanse the planet of garbage ")
    Action "cleanse the planet of garbage", which later received the status of world, held for the first time in September 1993, the people of Australia — they came out en masse to clean up the...
  • Cheese Festival in Bra
    Every two years, in the Italian town of Bra (Piedmont region ), which has long been famous for its cheese traditions, hosts the International Cheese Festival. It lasts three days and is extremely...
  • Oktoberfest
    Octoberfest (Oktoberfest) — the world's biggest beer festival. It takes place in the capital of Bavaria — Munich, beginning in the second half of September and lasts 16 days. It all...

Outstanding events

Born this day

  • Charles Nicolle
    Charles Nicolle Charles Nicolle (full name — Charles Jules Henry Nicole) was born September 21 in 1866. His father was a physician and professor of natural history. Although Nicole felt...
  • Olga Knipper- Chekhov
    Olga Knipper-Chekhov Olga Knipper-Chekhov was born in the family of an engineer (9) September 21 in 1868 in Glazov. At the end of the drama department of Music and Drama School of the Moscow...
  • Girolamo Savonarola
    Girolamo Savonarola Girolamo Savonarola was born in Ferrara September 21 in 1452. He received a humanistic education, practiced medicine, was fond of theology. In juvenile poems Savonarola was...
  • HG Wells
    Herbert George Wells The founder of the science-fiction literature of the 20th century and the largest master of critical realism, HG Wells for his creative life, wrote some 40 novels and many...
  • Mark Bernes
    N. Mark Bernes N. Mark Bernes was born (8) September 21 in 1911 in the city of Chernigov province Nizhin. Real name — Neumann. At 17, he took the pseudonym under which he became famous,...
  • Zinovy ??Gerdt
    Zino E. Gerdt Zino E. Gerdt was born September 21 in 1916 in Pskov region. Real name — Zalman Efroimovich Hrapinovich. The young man graduated from the factory school Electrozavod...
  • Vladimir Bolshakov
    Vladimir Bolshakov Vladimir Bolshakov, a specialist in animal ecology, evolutionary and population ecology, born September 21 in 1934 in the city of Yaroslavl region Mologa, the family of...
  • Olga Ostroumova
    Olga Ostroumova Olga Ostroumova — one of the most vivid symbols of Russian non-aggressive sexuality and femininity. The main thing is to work on any role, says the actress — always...
  • John McAdam
    McAdam contribution to road construction Britain invaluable. The largest company in the United Kingdom for the production of building materials is named in honor of Tarmac Paving, which...

Died this day

  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer "Do not be in the world of books, I would long ago have come to despair ..." — he said one day. A favorite pastime was reading Schopenhauer. His library contained...
  • Bernardo Usay
    Bernardo Alberto Usay Bernardo Alberto Usay born 10 April in 1887 in Buenos Aires. His parents were immigrants from France, in a family of eight children. Bernardo grew up a precocious...
  • Nicholas Benardos
    Nicholas Benardos Nicholas was born Benardos July 8 in 1842 in Kherson province, in a family with a rich military tradition. Already in childhood, the future inventor showed great interest in...
  • Walter Scott
    Walter Scott Sir Walter Scott is considered the founder of the genre of the historical novel. The success of its products due to the unique language, bright, vivid descriptions and easy to...
  • Gerolamo Cardano
    Gerolamo Cardano Gerolamo Cardano was born September 24 in 1501 in Pavia. He studied at the universities of Pavia and Padua. At first he was engaged exclusively in medicine, but in 1534 the...
  • Ruslanova
    Lidiya Ruslanova Lidiya Ruslanova (real name — Agatha Andriivna Leikin) born (14) October 27 in 1900 in the village of Chernavka (now Saratov region), in a large peasant family...