Momentous events in history: 24 Jul 2018


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On this day, July 24 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!


The day of memory of St. Princess Olga.

Vanuatu – children’s day.

Russia – the day of the cadastral engineer.

Ecuador – Simon Bolivar day.


1790 In France for the first time in history was documented meteorite fall to Earth.

1908 In Turkey reinstated the Constitution of 1876.

1938 Invented instant coffee.

1960 Near Jerusalem, found the ruins of the biblical town of Gideon.

1969 Apollo 11 successfully splashed down in the Pacific ocean.

1990 In Kiev at the building of the city administration first raised the blue and yellow flag.

Born on this day:

1783 Simon Bolivar, the Venezuelan political figure, national hero of Venezuela.

1802 Alexander Dumas (father), French writer and playwright .

1860-Alphonse Mucha, Czech painter, theater artist, Illustrator.

1867 Edward Benson, a British writer.

1912 – Mykola Hrytsenko, Ukrainian, Soviet theatre and film actor ( “Anna Karenina”, “Sannikov Land”, “Seventeen moments of spring”, “the Adjutant of his Excellency”).

1921 Billy Taylor, American pianist and composer.

1945 Vladimir Mazur, Ukrainian Director, screenwriter, actor and novelist.

1952 Gus van Sant, American film Director, screenwriter and producer.

1957 Shavkat Mirziyoev, the second President of Uzbekistan.

1967 – Dmitry Kapranov and Vitaliy Kapranov, Ukrainian publishers, writers, publicists, and public figures.

1969 Jennifer Lopez, American actress and singer.

1979 rose Byrne, Australian actress.

1982 Anna Paquin new Zealand actress of theatre and cinema, winner of the award “Oscar”.

1985-Patrice Bergeron, canadian hockey player, world champion, two-time Olympic champion.


969 Princess Olga, Grand Princess of Kiev (945-964), wife of Prince Igor.

1862 Martin van Buren, 8th U.S. President (1837-1841), American politician and statesman.

1910 Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter, master of landscape painting.

1964 Maxim Rylsky, Ukrainian poet, translator, essayist.

1989 Stefania beylin, Polish writer and translator of the works of Andersen.


Arkady, Elena, Olga.