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Today is the Day of the appearance of the icon of the Mother of God in Kazan.

Holidays:

The day of the appearance of the icon of the Mother of God of Kazan (1579).

Story:

1774 Russia and Turkey signed the Treaty of Kucuk Kaynarca peace Treaty.

1969 Man first set foot on the moon.

Born on this day:

356 BC Alexander the great Macedonian king, General.

1620 Jean Picard, French astronomer.

1899 Ernest Hemingway, American writer.

1948 Mikhail Zadornov Soviet and Russian satirist, playwright, actor.

1971 Nonna Grishaeva is a Russian theater and film actress, TV presenter, Honored artist of Russia.

Died:

1796 Robert burns Scottish poet, folklorist.

1990 Sergei Parajanov a Soviet film Director and screenwriter, people’s artist of Ukraine and Armenia.

2004 Edward Lewis, American geneticist, Nobel laureate.

2006 TA MOK, Cambodian politician, the last leader of the Khmer Rouge .

Birthday:

Alexander, Dmitry, Nikolai, Fyodor.