What holiday 8 February 2020 - Saturday

Holidays 8 February 2020 - Saturday

  • day military topographer
  • day of Russian science
  • Fedor-pominalnik
  • Day tossing a coin
  • Day of the young hero, antifascist
  • Day realtor
  • day of silence
  • Chinese new year
  • New year according to the lunar calendar (2016) ( International festivals) (photo)

  • Sagaalgan (Buddhist New year) (2016 ) ( Buddhist holidays) (photo)

  • Prešeren Day (Day of Slovenian culture) ( Slovenia Holidays) (photo)

  • 15 Buddha wonders (Monlam Chhenmo) (2016) ( Buddhist holidays) (photo)

  • Transfer of the relics of St. John Chrysostom ( Orthodox holidays) (photo)

  • Events of the day:

  • February 8, 1838 the American inventor C. Morse first publicly introduced the system of the electromagnetic telegraph
  • 1724 - by decree of Peter I created "The Russian Academy of Sciences and Arts" (photo)

  • year 1837 - in the district of black river on St. Petersburg outskirts of the duel between AS Pushkin and ZS Dantes (photo)

  • 1919 - published a decree of the Council of People's Commissars of the RSFSR "On the introduction of the computation time for the international system" (photo)

  • 1929 - a new word appeared in the Russian language - "Helicopter", is so named his invention of a Russian aircraft designer Nikolai Kamov (photo)

  • 1956 - in London, began to ply regular double-decker passenger bus "Routemaster", which have become the hallmark of the British capital and most recognizable buses in the world (photo)

  • 1969 - in the state of Chihuahua in Mexico fell major carbonaceous meteorite "Allende" (photo)

  • 1971 - founded the American Stock Exchange "NASDAQ" (photo)

  • Birthday party:

  • Maria, Arkady, David Gabriel, Ivan
  • Joseph Peter Clement, Theodore, Simon
  • On this day were born:

    George Dawe

    Mikhail Romanov

    Jules Verne

    Dmitry Mendeleev

    Leon Bakst

    Franz Marc

    Vyacheslav Tikhonov

    Irina Muraviev

    Dmitry Nelyubin

    Roman Kostomarov

    Carolina Kostner

    On this day, died:

    Mary Stuart

    Alexis Romanov (quietest)

    Ivan the V

    Peter I

    Peter Kropotkin

    John von Neumann

    Halldór Laxness

    Anna Samokhina

    Current time and date

    21:22:34 01-04-2020

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