Momentous events in history: June 3, 2017

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Today the memory of Saint Nicholas.

Holidays:

International day of water cleaning.

The memory of Saint Nicholas.

Velikoretsky religious procession.

The celebration in honour of the Vladimir icon of the Mother of God.

Day apostles Emperor Constantine and his mother Empress Helena.

Story:

1943 by the French Committee of national liberation.

1965 U.S. astronaut Edward white became the first American and second man in the world to enter the open space.

Born on this day:

1865 George V king of great Britain (1910-1936).

1881 Mikhail Larionov Russian painter, graphic artist, theater artist, art theorist.

1908 Boris Rybakov, the Soviet archaeologist and historian, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Died:

1826 Nikolay Karamzin, Russian historian, historiographer, writer, poet.

1924 Franz Kafka was a German writer.

1963 Nazim Hikmet, a Turkish poet, playwright and novelist .

2004 Shulamith Messerer Soviet and Russian ballerina and ballet teacher.

2016 Muhammad Ali American boxer, Olympic champion.

Birthday:

Elena, Cyril, Michael, Feodor, Yaroslav.

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