Momentous events in history: may 16, 2018


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


Day of biographers.


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.


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.


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