What holiday 14 December 2018 - Friday

Holidays 14 December 2018 - Friday

Events of the day:

  • 1542 - Queen of Scotland becomes Mary I Stuart (photo)

  • 1893 - on the Red Square in Moscow, the grand opening of the Upper Trading Rows - the current GUM (photo)

  • 1911 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen first reached the South pole (photo)

  • 1947 - Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers IV Stalin signed a decree "On carrying out the currency reform and the abolition of cards for food and industrial goods" (photo)

  • 1998 - began broadcasting Russian music FM-radio station "Nashe Radio" (photo)

  • 2004 - opened the Millau Viaduct in France - the highest bridge in the world (341 meters) (photo)

  • 2008 - during a Baghdad press conference, 29-year-old Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi, saying, "This is your farewell kiss, dog," threw his shoes at US President George W. Bush, for that later received a year prison (photo)

  • Birthday party:

  • Dmitri, Naum, Porphyry
  • On this day were born:

    Nostradamus

    Tycho Brahe

    Zinaida Volkonskaia

    Nikolai Shcherbina

    George VI of

    Nikolai Basov

    Raj Kapoor

    On this day, died:

    John of the Cross

    Charles Rollin

    George Washington

    Osip Deribas

    Stanley Spencer

    Andrei Sakharov

    Myrna Loy

    Michael Shura-Bura

    Boris Chertok



    Current time and date

    21:47:42 16-12-2018

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