What holiday 29 February 2020 - Saturday

Holidays 29 February 2020 - Saturday

  • Day overclocker (International Overclockers Day)
  • The day walking alone
  • 366th day of the year
  • Feast of St. Oswald
  • day Kashchei-Chernobog
  • Day Kashchei ( Slavs Holidays) (photo)

  • International Day of rare diseases (2016) ( International festivals) (photo)

  • Memory of John Cassian Day ( Orthodox Holidays) (photo)


  • Events of the day:

  • 1288 - in Scotland passed a law according to which, 29 Feb. any woman can make an offer to a man to marry, in the event of a man will be obliged to pay a fine (photo)

  • 1880 - completed the construction of a railway tunnel Gotthard (Gotthard), passing through the Alps and connecting Italy to Switzerland (photo)

  • 1888 - American inventor Herman Hollerith created a statistical tabulator - the first electric calculating machine (photo)

  • 1908 - in Moscow was opened club-cabaret "Die Fledermaus" - one of the first chamber theaters in Russia (photo)

  • 1960 - The earthquake completely destroyed Agadir - a city in the south -West Morocco, killed about 15 thousand people (photo)

  • 1968 -. near Bratsk crashed aircraft IL-18 "Aeroflot" company, carrying out flight Moscow - Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Killed 83 people, 1 - survived. The exact cause of the accident has not been established (photo)

  • 2000 - The battle in the Argun Gorge: during the Second Chechen War, at an altitude of 776 meters 6 th company Pskov paratroopers in the amount of 90 people entered into an unequal battle with militants in 2000. Of the 90 men survived only 6 (photo)

  • Birthday party:

  • Ivan Kasyan
  • On this day were born:

    Gioacchino Rossini

    Herman Hollerith

    Fyodor Abramov

    Raisa Smetanin

    Eugene Smolyaninova

    On this day, died:

    Jean-Francois Raffaelli

    Armando Diaz

    Edward Benson

    Nikita Moiseev

    Nina Sazonov



    Current time and date

    11:20:16 23-02-2020

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