What holiday 24 April 2019 - Wednesday

Holidays 24 April 2019 - Wednesday

Events of the day:

  • 1682 - in Pustozersk burned head of Old Believers Avvakum (photo)

  • 1800 - by the order of US President John Adams in Washington founded the library of Congress - now the largest library in the world (photo)

  • 1833 - in the US patent for soda water (photo)

  • 1916 - "Easter Rising" - an uprising in Ireland against British colonists (photo)

  • 2013 year - Savaré (Bangladesh) as a result of the collapse of an 8-storey building killed 1127 people, has about 2,500 injured (photo)

  • Birthday party:

  • Efim, Ivan, Nicholas
  • Peter
  • Prohor Jacob
  • On this day were born:

    Eduard Claparede

    Benjamin Lee Whorf

    Robert Penn Warren

    Vera Romanova

    Yuri Levada

    Barbra Streisand

    Jean Paul Gaultier

    Irina Chashina

    On this day, died:

    Daniel Defoe

    Grigory Orlov

    Vasily Zhukovsky

    Vladimir Komarov

    Elena Blaginina

    Nikita Mikhailovsky

    Estee Lauder

    Current time and date

    01:13:16 19-07-2019