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On this day, 20 March – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

International day of happiness.

Earth Day.

The day of the vernal equinox.

International astrology day.

International day without meat.

Story:

1917 – Ukrainian historian Mykhailo Hrushevsky is elected President of the Central Rada.

1921 – In Kansas city released the first cartoon was created by Walt Disney.

1956 – Declaration of independence of Tunisia from France.

1969 – the British Consulate in Gibraltar was the marriage of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

1992 – March 20-21, in Kyiv hosted the first meeting of the CIS leaders.

2008 – In the United States in honor of the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war there were mass protests . The protesters demanded to withdraw troops from Iraq and to judge by President George Bush, Vice President dick Cheney and Secretary of state Condoleezza rice as war criminals.

2015 – solar Eclipse in the Northern hemisphere.

Born on this day:

1639 – Ivan Mazepa, Ukrainian statesman and politician, Hetman of Ukraine.

1828 – Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian playwright.

1959 – Vladimir Kharchenko, a Ukrainian painter, writer, poet.

1965 – Chris Wedge, American Director and animator (series “Ice age”).

1968 – Catherine Strizhenova, a Russian theater and film actress, TV presenter.

1976 – Chester Bennington, American rock musician, singer of the bands “Linkin Park” and “Dead by Sunrise”.

1984 – Fernando Torres, football, Spain, champion of Europe and the world.

1989 – Xavier Dolan, canadian actor and film Director, winner of the Grand Prix at the Cannes film festival.

Died:

1727 – Isaac Newton, English physicist(according to the Gregorian calendar he died on March 31).

1990 – Lev Yashin, Soviet football player, goalkeeper, coach, Olympic champion.

2017 – David Rockefeller, American banker, statesman, globalist and the head of the house the Rockefellers.

Birthday:

Anna, Antonina, Basil, And Eudocia, Ekaterina, Ksenia, Maria, Hope, Nicholas.