Today is June 26, 2017

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Holidays

  • International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking
    In 1987, the UN General Assembly decided to observe annually June 26 as the International Day against drug use and trafficking (International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking) as an...
  • International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
    In 1997, on the recommendation of the Economic and Social Council, The UN General Assembly proclaimed 26 June International Day of United Nations in support of victims of torture (International...
  • Day prosecutors Belarus
    26 June in 1922 at the third session of the Central Executive Committee of the Byelorussian SSR, to oversee compliance with the law and in the interests of the "right setting" of the struggle...
  • Armed Forces Day of Azerbaijan
    26 June 1918 decision of the government of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, which was the first republic in the Muslim East, was established regular army units — Independent Azerbaijan body. ...
  • Independence Day of the Republic of Madagascar
    26 June in 1960 was proclaimed the independence of the Malagasy Republic, and in honor of the event June 26 in Madagascar celebrated Independence Day (Independence Day in Madagascar). In a...
  • Memorial Day Sunthona Phu
    Day of memory of the great poet Sunthona Phu Thai (Sunthorn Phu, June 26 1786 — 1855) is held at Memorial Park in the district of Phu Sunthon Klaeng Rayong province. More than two hundred...
  • Festivities " Opernplatsfest " in Frankfurt -am-Main
    Every year in June at Opera Square Frankfurt Main begin large-scale festivities that last for just over a week. The festival "Opernplatsfest» (Opernplatzfest) — one of the major social...

Outstanding events

Born this day

  • Pavel Belyayev
    Pavel Belyaev Pavel Belyayev was born June 26 in 1925 in the village of Chelishchevo Roslyatinskogo Vologda Region. In 1942, after the ten-entered the plant. In 1943, Paul volunteered to...
  • Vladimir Motyl
    Vladimir Motyl Vladimir Yakovlevich Motyl was born June 26 in 1927 in the town of Lepel in Belarus, the son of Polish immigrants. In 1948, Vladimir graduated from the Theatre Institute in...
  • Pearl S. Buck
    Pearl Buck Pearl Buck was born June 26 in 1892 in Hillsboro (Virginia). A few months later, her parents, Presbyterian missionaries who went to China, where Buck lived until 1933. After...
  • Antonio Gaudi
    Antonio Gaudi Antoni Placid Guillem Gaud? and Cornet-born June 26 in 1852 in the town of Reus in Catalonia. He was the fifth, junior, child of a boiler as a master and Francesc Gaud? Serra and...
  • William Calvin
    William Kelvin William Kelvin (William Thomson, Lord Kelvin) was born June 26 in 1824 in Belfast (Northern Ireland). His ancestors were British farmers. Father — a famous mathematician...
  • Sergei Obnorsky
    Sergey was born Obnorsky (14) 26 June in 1888 in St. Petersburg. He graduated from the University of St. Petersburg, where his teacher was the famous Russian scholar and historian Shakhmatov. ...
  • Oleg Kutafin
    Oleg Kutafin Oleg Emelianovich Kutafin born June 26 in 1937 in Odessa. In 1954 Kutafin became a student of law faculty of Moscow State University, graduating with honors. In the years...

Died this day

  • Liz Claiborne
    Liz Claiborne Liz Claiborne, adept feminine elegance, was born -31 March in 1929 in Brussels, to a wealthy family of bankers. Her father came from an influential family from the south of the...
  • Antonina Nezhdanov
    Antonina Nezhdanova It is a phenomenal art, admires several generations of listeners, has become a legend. Her work has taken a special place in the treasury of the world performing. Antonina...
  • Flavius ??Claudius Julian
    Flavius ??Claudius Julian (Julian the Apostate) < / span> Flavius ??Claudius Julian was born in Constantinople in 331, the son of his brother . With seven years he studied Greek philosophy and...
  • Joseph- Michel Montgolfier
    Joseph-Michel Montgolfier Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, the elder of the two brothers Montgolfier, was born on August 26 in 1740 in the small French town of Annonay. It was he, along with his...
  • Sergei Lemeshev
    Sergei Lemeshev Lemeshev was hot like an army of fans and admirers. In fact, he personified the era. One of the lessons drawn from the cost of Sergei Lemesheva, is that the emotional,...
  • Alexander Pirogov
    Alexander Pirogov Alexander Stepanovich Pirogov was born (June 22) 4 July in 1899 in Ryazan. In the family, he was the youngest of five brothers. Alexander began singing when he was sixteen...