Momentous events in history: July 5, 2018

Momentous events in history: July 5, 2018

07:24
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Telegraph

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On this day, 5 July – the most interesting that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

Algeria – independence Day.

Armenia – Constitution Day.

Argentina – children’s Day.

Venezuela – independence Day.

Guinea-Bissau – independence Day.

The Czech Republic, Slovakia – Day of Cyril and Methodius.

Story:

1439 Signed the Union of Florence – the Act of Union of the Orthodox and Catholic churches.

1811 Venezuela was the first Spanish colonies in South America declared its independence.

1841 Thomas cook opened the world’s first travel Agency.

1881 Egypt opened a unique ancient Egyptian tomb of the pharaohs.

1922 Introduced the “Nansen passport” for refugees.

1924 In Paris held a solemn opening of the Eighth Olympic games.

1946 birthday bikini during fashion show in Paris, first presented this new women’s swimwear .

1954 Elvis Presley recorded his first song – That’s All Right.

1970 Crash of DC-8 in Toronto. 109 people were killed.

1999, Cuba filed a U.S. lawsuit in the amount of 181 billion dollars for damage caused by 40 years of economic blockade.

2006 In a car accident in San Francisco (USA) died the Prince and Princess of the island nation of Tonga — 56-year-old To pelehake and 46-year-old Kaimana.

2014 Ended with a confrontation in Slavyansk, the city came under the control of Ukraine.

Born on this day:

1820 William John Rankin, a Scottish engineer and physicist.

1857 Clara Zetkin, German socialist, fighter for women’s rights.

1888 Herbert Spencer Gasser, American psychologist and Nobel laureate.

1889 Jean Cocteau, French writer, poet, playwright, artist, Director.

1911 Georges Pompidou, French statesman and politician, President of France (1969-1974).

Died:

1826 Joseph Louis Proust, French chemist, member of the Paris Academy of Sciences.

Birthday:

Vasily, Gabriel, Gennady, Gregory, Juliana.

Momentous events in history: July 5, 2018

Momentous events in history: July 5, 2018

07:24
Today
Telegraph

Photo: from open sources

On this day, 5 July – the most interesting that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

Algeria – independence Day.

Armenia – Constitution Day.

Argentina – children’s Day.

Venezuela – independence Day.

Guinea-Bissau – independence Day.

The Czech Republic, Slovakia – Day of Cyril and Methodius.

Story:

1439 Signed the Union of Florence – the Act of Union of the Orthodox and Catholic churches.

1811 Venezuela was the first Spanish colonies in South America declared its independence.

1841 Thomas cook opened the world’s first travel Agency.

1881 Egypt opened a unique ancient Egyptian tomb of the pharaohs.

1922 Introduced the “Nansen passport” for refugees.

1924 In Paris held a solemn opening of the Eighth Olympic games.

1946 birthday bikini during fashion show in Paris, first presented this new women’s swimwear (more…)

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