Momentous events in history: 1 August 2017

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Today, the Uncovering of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov.

Holidays:

Uncovering of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov.

The world breastfeeding week.

Story:

In 1774, the scientists first identified the molecular oxygen.

Born on this day:

1744 Jean-Baptiste Lamarck – French naturalist, the Creator of the first theory of evolution of living nature.

1819 Herman Melville – American writer.

1936 Yves Saint Laurent is a French fashion designer.

Died:

1913 Lesya Ukrainka, Ukrainian writer, poet and translator.

1137 Louis VI the Fat king of France (1108-1137), the fifth of the Capetian dynasty.

1895 Heinrich Siebel, the German historian and political figure.

Birthday:

Grigory, Dmitry, Eugene, Roman, Stepan, Tikhon .

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