Momentous events in history: November 16, 2018

Momentous events in history: November 16, 2018
07:11 Today, the Telegraph Photo: pixabay.com on this day, November 16 – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!

Holidays:

International day of tolerance.

Day of workers of radio, television and communication of Ukraine.

Story:

1848 In London, gave his last concert Frederic Chopin.

1918 – Hungary achieved independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire and was declared a Republic.

1945 – Announced the discovery of heavy elements americium (atomic number 95) and curium (96).

1945 – UNESCO was Founded.

1941 – the Feat of the Panfilov heroes during the great Patriotic war.

1959 – crash of the An-10 in Lviv, killing 40 people .

2002 President Kuchma signed a decree on the resignation of the government of Anatoly Kinakh and sent to the Verkhovna Rada a view to agreeing to appoint a new Prime Minister, the head of the Donetsk regional administration, Viktor Yanukovych.

2010 engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Born on this day:

1958 – Alexander Malinin, a Soviet and Russian singer, people’s artist of Russia and Ukraine.

1964 – Diana Krall, canadian jazz singer and pianist.

1977 – Oksana Baiul, Ukrainian figure skater, Olympic champion (1994).

1977 – Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress, winner of the prize “Golden globe”.

Died:

1842 – Karazin Vasyl, Ukrainian educator, meteorologist, agronomist, founder of Kharkiv University.

1899 – by Vincas Kudirka, Lithuanian composer, novelist, critic, translator and poet.

1952 – Solomiya Krushelnytska, a Ukrainian Opera singer, teacher.

1960 – Clark gable, American actor, movie star and sex symbol of the 1930-1940-ies.

1971 – Edie Sedgwick, American actress and model.

1972 – Faith, Karalli, Russian ballerina, actress and ballet teacher.

Birthday:

Anna, Vasyl, Eudokia, Ilya, Joseph, Paul, Peter, Simon, Theodore, Fedot.

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