Today is October 20, 2017

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Holidays

  • Day military signaller
    October 20 1919 — the day of Education Corps. On this day, the order of the Revolutionary Military Council of the Soviet Republic of number 1736/362 as part of the Field Staff Communications...
  • Day of Food Industry
    Day of Food was set in the era of the Soviet Union, in 1966, and since then has traditionally celebrated on the third Sunday in October. Food and processing industry play a leading role in the...
  • Ukrainian Day of fight against breast cancer
    Presidential Decree number 42/2005 on January 17 in 2005 put the annual observance October 20 Ukrainian Day of combating the disease of breast cancer. breast cancer can Any woman, however, some...
  • Day of the road sector
    In 1996, Russia appeared professional holiday of workers of road transport and road infrastructure. Based on Presidential Decree of 14 October 1996 "On establishing the Day of the Road Transport...
  • International Day of the air traffic controller
    October 20 in 1961 in Amsterdam, an International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers (International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers Associations, IFATCA). This event was a significant...
  • International Day of chefs
    Today their professional holiday is celebrated chefs and cooks around the world. International date was established in 2004 on the initiative of the World Association of culinary communities. ...
  • Chestnut holiday in France
    fun and delicious holiday chestnut refers to the celebrations that date celebration which changes every year. Usually it falls on the third Sunday of October. Time of the meeting depends on when...
  • World Statistics Day
    UN Statistical Commission was established in 1947. During his tenure, she established the international methodological standards and guidelines in virtually every area of ??statistics. This...
  • Liberation Day in Belgrade
    capital of Yugoslavia — Belgrade was liberated by Soviet troops together with parts People's Liberation Army of Yugoslavia in the general offensive of the Soviet Armed Forces on the...
  • Birthday Baba
    Bab (in Arabic means "the Gate") — prophet forerunner of the Baha'i Faith — was born in Persia, October 20, 1819. In this regard, on October 20, says a great holiday — the...
  • Kirmes in Germany
    The holiday begins with digging Kirmes, straw man with a bottle of schnapps , which is buried in the ground for 2 weeks before the day. then stuffed solemnly carried through the entire village...

Outstanding events

Born this day

  • Igor Gorbachev
    Igor O. Gorbachev Igor O. Gorbachev was born October 20 in 1927 in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg). He studied at the Faculty of Leningrad University. Won first place at the All-Union amateur...
  • Jeremiah Parnov
    Jeremiah Parnov Jeremiah Iudovich Parnov was born October 20 in 1935 in Kharkiv. He graduated from the Moscow Institute of peat (1959) and Ph.D., received the title of Candidate of Sciences. ...
  • Dmitry Donskoy
    Dmitry Donskoy Dmitry (or Demetrios) Ivanovich Donskoy, the son of Ivan II, was born (12) October 20 in 1350 in Moscow. His father died early, and Dmitry became Grand Duke of Vladimir and...
  • James Chadwick
    James Chadwick James Chadwick was born October 20 in 1891 in Bollington, near Manchester. He was the eldest of four children in the family of the owner facilities. After graduating from the...
  • Valery Borzov
    Valery Borzov Philippovich Before the advent of a track and field sprinter Borzova question whether there is a tactic in the women's 100 meters, no one has arisen. It was obvious that for the...
  • Thomas Newman
    Thomas Newman Thomas Montgomery Newman was born October 20 in 1955 in Los Angeles (California, USA). He — a hereditary composer, his father — Alfred Newman. Thomas was educated at...
  • Dannii Minogue
    Dannii Minogue Dannii Minogue (Danielle Jane Minogue) was born October 20 in 1971 in Melbourne, Australia. Her family is very creative, everything connected with show business: his mother...
  • Dmitry Alenichev
    Dmitry Anatolyevich Alenichev Dmitry Anatolyevich Alenichev was born October 20 in 1972 in Great Luke. Since childhood, fond of playing football. Since the late 1980s, he played in the first...
  • Enrique Bernat
    Enrique Bernat At the beginning of the 21st century, the volume of sales of "Chupa Chups" was more than $ 400 million. And it all began half a century ago in a distant Barcelona with a simple...

Died this day

  • Daniel David Palmer
    Daniel David Palmer Daniel David Palmer was born March 7 in 1845 in a suburb of Toronto, Canada. When he was 12 years old, his family moved to the United States. Already in his youth he had to...
  • Irene Galitzine
    Irene Galitzine She was one of the latest fashion designer whose career in fashion developed against the background of post-war Italian dolce vita. Golitsyn secular beauty thanks to the...
  • Sergei Bondarchuk
    Sergei Bondarchuk Sergei Bondarchuk was born September 25 in 1920 in the village of Belozerka Odessa area. Childhood Sergei passed in Yeisk and Taganrog, where he graduated from high school in...
  • Grace Darling
    Grace Darling Grace Darling was born November 24 in 1815 in Bamburgh. Her youth was spent at the lighthouse Longstoun. Grace's father — William Darling — was the keeper of the...