Momentous events in history: August 6, 2018


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On this day, August 6 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!


International day “Physicians for peace”.

Preobrazhenie Gospodne at the Western Christians.

Independence day of Jamaica.

Civic holiday in Canada.

Day of memory of the Nobleborn princes Boris and Gleb, in Holy Baptism Roman and David.

The day of memory of victims of the atomic bomb ing of Hiroshima.


1517 Francis Skaryna in Prague publishes Cyrillic font “Psalms”, the first Belarusian printed book.

1866 Vancouver island included in the British Columbia.

1889 Held the last battle of the boxers without gloves.

1896 Madagascar was declared a French colony.

1916 Montenegro has offered Serbia to unite in a Federation.

1945 On the Japanese city of Hiroshima was dropped an atomic bomb.

1962 Jamaica became independent after the existence for 300 years as a British colony.

1991 Appeared the first Internet server.

1997 when landing at the airport of the city of Lania in the jungles of the Pacific island of GUAM (USA) has suffered accident “the Boeing 747‑3B5” South Korean airline Korean Air Lines. Of the 254 persons on Board, 228 were killed.

2012 the Curiosity Rover made a successful landing on Mars.

In this day were born:

1881 Alexander Fleming, a British scientist and bacteriologist, Nobel laureate.

1970 night Shyamalan is an American film Director and screenwriter of Indian origin.

1972 Geri Halliwell is a British singer, the former participant of group Spice Girls.

1973 Vera Farmiga is an American actress of Ukrainian proishojdeniya.

1983 Robin van Persie – Dutch footballer.

1992 Han Cong – Chinese figure skater, acting in pair skating.


1660 Diego velázquez was a Spanish painter.

1796 David Allan – Scottish painter.

2001 Jorge Amado is a Brazilian writer.

2002 Edsger Dijkstra, the Dutch mathematician-programmer, pioneer of structured programming.

2009 John Hughes American film Director, screenwriter and producer.


Anatoly, Boris, Gleb, Ivan, Christine. Nikolay, The Novel.