Momentous events in history: April 20, 2017

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Today the Orthodox is celebrated on traditional beautiful spring holiday – the feast Day of St George, the Metropolitan Sitilenkova.

Holidays:

The feast day of St George, the Metropolitan Sitilenkova.

Akulinin day.

Navy day.

Story:

1841 Published the first literary history of the detective story “the murders in the Rue Morgue” By Edgar Allan PoE.

1843 issued a decree on the organization of resettlement of peasants in connection with the development of Siberia.

1920 ice Hockey — men’s ice hockey entered the Olympic programme.

Born on this day:

1796 Eugene Obolensky, the Russian Prince, Decembrist.

1808 Napoleon III, the President and last Emperor of France (1852-1870).

1850 Jean-françois raffaëlli was a French painter, engraver, Illustrator.

1889 Adolf Hitler, German political and military leader, the Fuhrer of Germany (1934-1945).

1943 Edie Sedgwick, American actress and model .

Died:

1912 – Bram Stoker, Irish writer, author of the novel “Dracula”.

1973 – Nikolai Simonov Soviet film and theater actor, people’s artist of the USSR.

1986 – Alexei Arbuzov was a Soviet playwright.

2008 – Leonid Linnik Soviet ophthalmologist, doctor of medical Sciences.

Birthday:

Akulina, Arcady, George, Daniel, Evdokia, Peter.

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