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Momentous events in history: August 13, 2017

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Today is the Day of the Builder and the day of the worker of veterinary medicine in Ukraine.

Holidays:

Day of the Builder.

International left-handers day.

Day of the worker of veterinary medicine in Ukraine.

Story:

1928 In London aired the world’s first color telecast.

2004 Opened the XXVIII summer Olympic games in Athens (Greece).

Born on this day:

1899 Alfred Hitchcock, English – American film Director, producer, screenwriter.

1926 Fidel Castro – Cuban political and military figure, leader of Cuba (1959-2008).

Died:

1917 Edward Buchner – German chemist, Nobel laureate.

1946 H. G. wells is an English writer and publicist.

Birthday:

Anna, Anton, Arseny, Vasily, Vladimir, George, Elizabeth, Ivan, Konstantin, Maxim, Nikolay, Sergey, Stepan, Yury .

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