Momentous events in history: 21 June 2018

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On this day, June 21 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

International day of yoga.

International day of skateboarding.

Story:

1887 Golden jubilee of Queen Victoria.

The 1893 world’s fair in Chicago for the first time in history a ride on the Ferris wheel.

1915 In the summer village of Kuntsevo (now the territory of Moscow) Kazimir Malevich painted “Black square” — “the icon” international avant-garde.

1948 In a new York hotel “Waldorf Astoria” was a presentation long-playing records.

1978 London premiere of the musical “Evita”.

Born on this day:

1905 Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher, writer, playwright and essayist.

1944 Tony Scott, English and Hollywood Director, producer.

1962 Viktor Tsoi, a Soviet rock musician, songwriter, leader and vocalist of the rock group “Kino” .

1982 Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Prince of Britain, son of Charles, Prince of Wales and his first wife Princess Diana.

1985 Lana Del Rey, American singer.

1990 Miriam gossner, German cross-country skier and biathlete, silver medalist of Olympic games 2010.

Died:

1874 Anders Jonas Angstrom, a Swedish astrophysicist, one of the founders of spectral analysis.

1914 Bertha Suttner, Austrian novelist, activist of the peace movement, Nobel laureate.

Birthday:

Basil, Ephraim, Constantine, Paul, Feodor.