Momentous events in history: may 31, 2018

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On this day, may 31 – the most interesting that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

World no tobacco day.

World day blondes.

The world day of struggle against inequality.

The world day of struggle with multiple sclerosis.

Story:

1815 – proclaimed the establishment of the Dutch Kingdom.

1836 in England patented screw propellers.

1850 – the abolition of universal suffrage in France.

1859 – Started in work hours set at London’s famous tower of big Ben.

1868 – birthday of Cycling.

1938 – Ukrainian Anton Gubenko made the first in the history of Soviet aircraft ramming and survived.

1946 – in Kiev, established aircraft design Bureau of Oleg Antonov.

1961 – the Declaration of independence of the Republic of South Africa from the UK.

1970 – an Earthquake in Peru killed more than 60 thousand and 600 thousand Peruvians were left homeless .

1988 – the world health organization declared may 31 the world no tobacco day (World No-Tobacco Day).

1989 – at the founding conference in Naples formed the International Association of Ukrainists.

2002 – In Japan and South Korea started the world championship on football.

2003 – Paris I met the last “Concorde”. After flying this model is discontinued.

Born on this day:

1930 – Clint Eastwood, American actor and film Director, winner of five awards “Oscar”.

1961 – Lea Thompson, American actress.

1962 – Victoria Ruffo, Mexican actress, diva of Mexican soap operas.

1965 – Brooke shields, American actress, model.

1967 – Sandrine Bonner, French actress.

1970 – Paolo Sorrentino, the Italian Director, winner of the “Oscar”.

1976 – Colin Farrell, Irish actor.

Died:

1809 – Franz Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer.

1976 – Jacques Mono, French biochemist and microbiologist, Nobel laureate in physiology or medicine (1965).

1986 – Leo James Rainwater, American physicist, Nobel prize (1975).

1996 – cardinal Timothy Leary, American psychologist, Explorer of psychedelic drugs.

2002 – Boris Sharvarko, Director, people’s artist of Ukraine.

2003 – Carlo Mikles, Ukrainian (Lviv) football player, referee and football functionary.

2017 – Lubomyr (Husar), head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (2001-2011).

1976 – Jacques Lucien Mono, French biochemist and microbiologist, Nobel laureate.

Birthday:

Alexander, Bogdan, David, Denis, Claudia, Leo, Paul, Peter, Simon, Theodore, Theodora, Julie.