Momentous events in history: may 16, 2018

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On this day, may 15 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

Day of biographers.

Story:

1648 the Bohdan Khmelnytsky’s Victory over the troops of the Commonwealth under the Yellow Waters.

1881 – In Germany opened to passenger traffic on the world’s first tram.

1929 – the U.S. held the first ceremony of the Oscars.

1972 – plane Crash in Svetlogorsk – a military transport plane crashed on the building of the kindergarten. Total killed 34: 23 children, 2 teachers and a cook, and 8 members of crew of the An-24T.

2009 – Finished the 2009 Eurovision song contest in Moscow.

Born on this day:

1905 – Henry Fonda, American actor, winner of the award “Oscar”.

1913 – woody Herman, American jazz clarinetist.

1955 – Olga Korbut, Soviet gymnast, four-time Olympic champion coach .

1953 – pierce Brosnan, Irish actor (“the world is not enough”, “the mirror has two faces”, etc.).

1965 – Krist Novoselic, former bass guitarist of the band “Nirvana”.

1966 – Janet Jackson, American pop singer and actress, sister of Michael Jackson.

1973 – tori spelling, American actress.

1975 – Alexander Pushnoy, Russian musician and broadcaster.

1979 – Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress.

1986 – Megan Fox, American actress and model.

1989 – Behati Prinsloo, Namibian top model.

Died:

1669 – Pietro Da Cardboard, Italian painter and architect.

1703 – Charles Perrault, French writer-storyteller, poet, and critic.

1830 – Jean Baptiste Fourier Fourier, a French mathematician.

Birthday:

Nicholas, Paul, Peter, Timothy, Andrea.