Momentous events in history: 10 June 2017


Today is the world day of knitting in public.


World day of knitting in public.


1846 Scot Robert Thompson received a patent for pneumatic tyres.

1936 In Moscow founded film Studio “Soyuzmultfilm”.

1940 Italy entered the Second world war on Germany’s side.

In 1943 the United States patented the ballpoint pen, which went into mass production.

Born on this day:

1819 Gustave Courbet, French landscape painter, genre painter and portraitist.

1929 Lyudmila Zykina-Soviet and Russian singer, teacher, people’s artist of the USSR.


1836 Andre Ampere the French physicist, mathematician and chemist.

1858 Robert brown, British botanist, after whom is named the Brownian motion.

1926 Antoni Gaudi the Spanish architect.

1982 Gala, Dali’s wife and Muse of Salvador Dali.


Vasily, Dmitry, Elena, Zahar, Makar, Nikita, Paul, Peter .

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