Momentous events in history: August 7, 2017

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The Dormition of righteous Anna, mother of virgin Mary.

Holidays:

The Dormition of righteous Anna, mother of virgin Mary.

Story:

American Lynne Cox became the first man in history to sail, swim from US to Russia

In this day were born:

1876 Mata Hari – dancer and courtesan of Dutch origin, known for spy

1960 David Duchovny is an American actor, Director and screenwriter.

1947 Sofia Rotaru is a Soviet and Ukrainian pop singer, national artist of the USSR, Ukraine, Moldova.

1975 Charlize Theron is an American actress and model, winner of “Oscar” and “Golden globe”

Died:

1941 Rabindranath Tagore – Indian writer and public figure, Nobel laureate.

1987 Anatoly Papanov, Soviet actor and theater actor, people’s artist of the USSR.

Birthday:

Alexander, Anna Makar, Nicholas .

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