A momentous event in history: 2 April 2017

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Telegraph

Today is international children’s book day.

Holidays:

International children’s book day.

The world day of disseminating information about autism.

Story:

1833 – he Published a complete edition of the novel by Alexander Pushkin’s “Eugene Onegin”.

1912 – for the First time in the press mentioned the word “jazz”.

1958 – Eisenhower introduced the bill to establish NASA.

Born on this day:

1647 – Maria Merian, a German painter and engraver, entomologist.

1840 – Emile Zola French novelist.

1928 – Walter Zapashny of the Soviet circus artist, trainer predatory animals, people’s artist of the RSFSR.

Died:

1872 – Samuel Morse, American artist and inventor.

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

Birthday:

Basil, Victor, Herman, Ivan, Maxim, Maria, Nikita, Svetlana, Sergei, Juliana .

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