Momentous events in history: April 14, 2017

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Today is good Friday (a Remembrance of the Saints saving Passion of Jesus Christ).

Holidays:

Good Friday (a Remembrance of the Saints saving Passion of Jesus Christ).

The day the traffic police of Ukraine.

Story:

1908 – the first issue of the weekly comic “Satyricon”.

1927 – the First car, the Volvo rolled off the production line in the Swedish city of Gothenburg.

1929 – Monte Carlo, held the first Grand Prix of Monaco.

Born on this day:

1892 – Claire Windsor, American actress of silent movies.

Died:

1759 – Georg Friedrich Handel was a German composer and organist.

1924 Louis Henry Sullivan American architect and theorist of architecture, one of the pioneers of rationalism.

1930 – Vladimir Mayakovsky, Soviet poet.

1980 – Gianni Rodari, Italian children’s writer, author of “the Adventures Chipollino”.

1986 – Simone de Beauvoir French writer, ideologist of the feminist movement .

Birthday:

Efim, Ivan, Makar, Maria, Sergei.

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