Today is December 11, 2017

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Holidays

  • International Mountain Day
    So leave unnecessary disputes. I myself already proved — Better than mountains can be only mountains, which are not yet visited. , «Farewell to the mountains» December 11 is...
  • International Day of Tango
    December 11, the birthday of Argentine singer and actor, famous for the "King of Tango» (Carlos Gardel, 1887 (or 1890) — 1935), the International Day of Tango — Dance Festival, whose...
  • Memorial Day Martyr Metropolitan Seraphim ( Chichagova )
    Holy Seraphim (born Leonid Chichagov) was born in military family, and belonged to the eminent noble family. After the end of the Imperial Corps of Pages participated in the Balkan War of 1876-77...

Outstanding events

Born this day

  • Max Born
    Max Born Max Born was born December 11 in 1882 in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland), the son of a university professor of anatomy. Max's mother — Margaret — was a talented pianist. ...
  • Carlo Ponti
    Carlo Ponti and Sophia Loren One of the major Italian film producers Carlo Ponti, who discovered the world and Alida Valli, is best known as the husband of famous actress . Carlo Ponti (full...
  • Hector Berlioz
    Hector Berlioz Hector Berlioz was born December 11 in 1803 on the south-east of France. His father, a physician, was an enlightened man, a lover of music, and he worked with the boy. It soon...
  • 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...
  • Georgi Plekhanov
    Georgy Plekhanov George V. Plekhanov was born (November 29) December 11 in 1856 in the village of Gudalovka (now Krasninskij district of Lipetsk region). He graduated from military school, he...
  • Nick Lake
    Nick Lake Nikolai Ozerov was born December 11 in 1922 in Moscow, in a creative family. His father sang in the Bolshoi Theatre, and my mother studied in the Institute of Cinematography (but did...
  • Carlos Gardel
    Carlos Gardel Carlos Gardel is considered one of significant figures in the history of the tango, and those who brought the tango to Europe. And the beauty of his voice and the untimely death...
  • Alexander Tatarsky
    Alexander Tatarsky Alexander Tatarsky was the founder and leader of one of the largest animation studios of the country — the studio "Pilot". Unfortunately, not all the projects he had...
  • Alexander Solzhenitsyn
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn Alexander Solzhenitsyn was born December 11 in 1918 in Kislovodsk, in a peasant family. In 1924, Solzhenitsyn's family moved to Rostov-on-Don, where the boy, and went to...
  • Jean Marais
    Jean Marais Jean Marais (full name — Willen Jean Marais) was born December 11 in 1913 in the French town of Cherbourg. As early as 4 years old, Jean knew it would be an actor —...
  • Michael Svetin
    Michael S. Svetin Michael S. Sveta (Holtzman) was born December 11 in 1930 in Kiev, the son of the owner of a haberdashery. In three years, the boy loved to perform in public and amuse others. ...
  • Andrei Makarevich
    Andrei V. Makarevich Andrei V. Makarevich was born in Moscow December 11 in 1953 a family of architects. Passion for music began in childhood. The boy grew up on the work of The Beatles, . ...

Died this day

  • Robert de Montesquiou
    Robert de Montesquiou Fascinating, unmatched Count Robert de Montesquiou, "professor of Beauty", in love with themselves and their belongings, esthetician, "master of subtle scents" social lion...
  • Bettie Page
    Bettie Page Many believed it was her one of the founders of the movement of the sexual revolution that swept America in the early 1960s, at the same time attributing her erotic relationship with...
  • Sidor Kovpak
    Sidor Artemyevitch Kovpak Sidor Artemyevitch Kovpak born (May 26) June 7 in 1887 in the village of Kotel'va (now — Poltava region of Ukraine), to a poor a large peasant family. With 10...
  • Galina Vishnevskaya
    Galina Vishnevskaya The owner of a unique soprano, prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre and the world scene, a wonderful teacher who devoted herself to the disciples — Galina...
  • Oliver Fisher Winchester
    Oliver Fisher Winchester Oliver Fisher Winchester was born on November 30 in 1810 in Boston. Oliver's childhood passed in poverty because of the early death of his father. At an early age he...