Today is international Roma day.
International Roma day.
The Celebration Of The Sobor Of The Archangel Gabriel.
1766 – Patented the first fire escape.
1944 – Began the Crimean strategic offensive operation the red Army during the great Patriotic war.
Born on this day:
1336 – Tamerlane, the Central Asian statesman, military leader.
1892 – Mary Pickford, American silent film star.
1912 – Sonja Henie, Norwegian figure skater, Olympic champion, and later American actress.
1938 – Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat, 7th UN Secretary-General (1997-2006), Nobel laureate.
1964 – Nikita Mikhailovsky, the Soviet film and theater actor.
1492 – Lorenzo de ‘ Medici (the Magnificent) Italian statesman.
1835 – the Wilhelm von Humboldt German philologist, philosopher, linguist, statesman, diplomat.
1973 – Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter .
2013 – Margaret Thatcher, English politician and public figure, Prime Minister (1979-1990).
Alla, Anna, Gianna, Larissa, Stepan.