Today is August 18, 2017

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Holidays

  • Russian Air Fleet Day
    Russian Air Fleet Day is celebrated annually on the third Sunday of August at Based on the Resolution of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Federation ? 3564-1 from September 28...
  • Day of the Air Force of the Republic of Belarus
    Today is the feast of its military one of the most important units of the Armed Forces Belarus. Day of the Air Force staff celebrate not only the Air Force, but the Defense Forces. This...
  • Border Guards Day of Kazakhstan
    18 August celebrate their professional holiday, the border guards of Kazakhstan. On this day in 1992, President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a decree "On the formation of the border troops." ...
  • Day health care workers in Tajikistan
    Doctors Tajikistan celebrate their professional holiday 18 August. It is dedicated to the birthday of the genius of the Tajik-Persian scholar, philosopher and physician Abu Ali Ibn Sina, better...
  • Science Day in Thailand
    Today Science Day is celebrated in Thailand — a country in Southeast East Asia, located on the Malay Peninsula and Indochina. The word "Thai", which was the name of the country,...
  • Dance Festival panevritmii
    Panevritmiya (Panevritmia) — this is a sacral dance, which connects the a movement, music and song. Artists are moving in pairs in a circle, in which are inscribed still alive five rays. ...

Outstanding events

Born this day

  • Vladimir Migulya
    Vladimir Migulya Vladimir G. Migulya born on August 18 in 1945 in Volgograd. His father was a military pilot, and his mother — lieutenant of medical service during the war, later...
  • Liviu Libresku
    Liviu Libresku Liviu Libresku — a specialist in the field of aerodynamics, Faculty of Engineering Science and Mechanics Virginia Polytechnic Institute, a Jew by birth, a survivor of the...
  • Antonio Salieri
    Antonio Salieri The memory of the centuries Salieri poisoned by rumors. Fired during the life of the composer, they affect the perception of the name after death. Who knows little of the...
  • Carole Bouquet
    Carole Bouquet Carole Bouquet — a mysterious and sophisticated French woman hiding behind a fatal looks incredible amount of secrets and mysteries. Her cold beauty has always attracted...
  • Brooke Taylor
    Brooke Taylor Brooke Taylor was born in Kent on August 18 in 1685. In 1701, he enrolled at the College of St. John's, Cambridge, where in 1709 received a bachelor's degree. And five years...

Died this day

  • Alexander VI ( Rodrigo Borgia )
    Alexander VI Borgia Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia) was born January 1 in 1431 in the town of Xativa, near Valencia. His mother, Isabel de Borja, was the sister of Cardinal Alfonso Borgia. The...
  • Honore de Balzac
    Honore de Balzac (by Louis-Auguste Bisson) Honore de Balzac was born in Tours, May 20 in 1799, into a peasant family of Languedoc. At first he intended to become a lawyer, he studied at the...
  • Donald Bisset
    Writer Biscet artist Victor Chizhikova < / span> Donald Bisset was born on August 3 in 1910 in Brentford, England. Bisset began to write stories commissioned by London-based television. Soon...
  • Evdokia Streshneva
    Evdokia Lukyanovna Streshneva was born in 1608 in a family of humble Mozhaiskogo nobleman. Her mother was a noble family — sort of princes Volkonskiis. Widowed after her first marriage...
  • Guido Reni
    Guido Reni Guido Reni was born November 4 in 1575 in the Italian city Kalventsano. Painting of a boy begins to learn at nine years old, entered the Academy Carracci brothers. Then he starts...