What holiday 22 February 2018 - Thursday

Holidays 22 February 2018 - Thursday

  • International Day of Victims of Crime Support
  • Day Pancrazio
  • Day luring good mood
  • Day cat - Japan
  • worker Day land Management, geodesy and cartography - Kyrgyzstan
  • independence Day - Saint Lucia
  • Birthday George Washington ( US Holidays) (photo)

  • Lantern Festival Lantern (2016) ( China Holidays) (photo)

  • Makha Bucha (2016) ( Holidays Thailand) (photo)

  • Memorial Day Hieromartyr Pancratius, bishop Tavromeniyskogo () (photo)

  • Events of the day:

  • 1714 - by decree of Peter I St. Petersburg created Apothecary garden - now the Botanical garden Botanical Institute. VL Komarov (photo)

  • 1829 - between Russia and Persia concluded Turkmanchay the peace treaty that ended the Russian-Persian War 1826-1828 (photo)

  • 1878 - in Moscow under the control of the orchestra NG Rubinstein first performed Fourth Symphony by PI Tchaikovsky (photo)

  • 1921 - created USSR State Planning Committee - a body exercising the state planning of economic development (photo)

  • 1946 - American microbiologist Zel'manov Waksman discovered streptomycin - the first antibiotic was effective in the treatment of tuberculosis and the plague. In 1952, Waxman for his invention was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (photo)

  • 1966 - launched the Soviet biocompanion "Cosmos 110" with the first mongrel dogs on board - Breeze and ember. Dogs have been in space a record 22 days and returned safely to Earth (photo)

  • 1968 - opening of the Soviet Arctic station Bellingshausen (photo)

  • 2000 - Ukraine abolished the death penalty and replaced by life imprisonment (photo)

  • Birthday party:

  • Basil, Ivan, Gennady
  • Innocent
  • Tikhon Peter
  • On this day were born:

    George Washington

    Arthur Schopenhauer

    Anna Kern

    Frederic Chopin

    Alex Zhemchuzhnikov

    Fyodor Vasilyev

    Heinrich Hertz

    Leonid Govorov

    Giulietta Masina

    Eduard Limonov

    Drew Barrymore

    On this day, died:

    Amerigo Vespucci

    Jerome Munchausen

    Camille Corot

    Ferdinand Saussure

    Frederick Banting

    Stefan Zweig

    Hope Kosheverova

    Arkady Haight

    Lyudmila Kasatkina



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