Today in many countries around the world celebrated the now traditional beautiful spring holiday – the Day of snowdrop.
The snowdrop day.
Anniversary of the victory in Playa girón.
Holiday Heavenly Empress Matsu.
1943 Began an armed revolt of the prisoners of the Warsaw ghetto against the Nazis.
1970 rolled off the first car “VAZ-2101”.
Born on this day:
1492 Pietro Aretino, Italian writer of the Renaissance.
1957 Bronislav Vinogrodsky sinologist, translator, writer, public figure.
1772 David Ricardo was a British economist, a classic of political economy.
1822 – Platon Zubov Russian statesman, the last favourite of the Empress Catherine II.
1824 – George Byron, English romantic poet.
1882 – Charles Darwin, English naturalist, author of the modern theory of evolution.
1906 – Pierre Curie, French physicist, Nobel laureate .
1967 – Konrad Adenauer, German statesman, first Chancellor of Germany (1949-1963).
2004 – Sergei Zalygin Soviet writer and public figure, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Gregory, Ivan, Paul, Peter, Of Sebastian, Jacob.