Today is the Dormition of the Holy Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary.
The Dormition of the Holy Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary.
1850 In the German city of Weimar, the premiere of Richard Wagner’s Opera “Lohengrin.”
In this day were born:
1749 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe German poet, statesman, philosopher and naturalist.
1878 George Hoyt Whipple, American physician, Professor, Nobel laureate.
1925 Arkady Strugatsky, Soviet science fiction writer, translator.
1987 John Huston American film Director, screenwriter and actor.
2003 Yury Saulsky Soviet composer, songwriter, people’s artist of the RSFSR .