Today Day of memory of forty martyrs of Sebaste.
World water day.
The day of memory of forty martyrs of Sebaste.
1874 – the First was held a game of tennis.
1895 – In Paris held the first ever showing of the film.
1951 – the first in the USSR Central TV Studio.
Born on this day:
1599 – Anthony van Dyck Flemish painter, master of the ceremonial portrait.
1949 – Fanny Ardant, French actress of theater and cinema.
1961 – Alexander Tsekalo Russian musician, actor, producer, television presenter.
1832 – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe German poet, statesman, philosopher and naturalist.
2005 – Kenzo Tange, Japanese architect.
2010 – Valentina Tolkunova, Soviet and Russian singer, people’s artist of the RSFSR .
2015 – Arkady Arkanov, Russian writer-satirist and playwright, people’s artist of the RSFSR.
Alexander, Alex, Athanasius, Valery, Dmitry, Ivan, Cyril, Michael, Nikolay, Peter, Sergey.