Significant events in the history: 20 December 2018
07:22 Telegraph Today on this day, 20 December – the most interesting thing that has happened in Ukraine and the world!
International human solidarity day.
A day of mourning in Panama.
The day of worker of security agencies.
The amvrosimov day.
1699 – Peter I Decree on the transfer of the celebration of New year in Russia from 1 September to 1 January.
1883 – at Niagara opened the first cantilever bridge between the US and Canada.
1924 – Adolf Hitler was sentenced for high treason to 5 years in prison, released from prison Landsbergs after nine months of captivity.
1989 – “operation Just Cause”: American troops begin the invasion of Panama to overthrow dictator Manuel Noriega.
1999 – Portugal gave the island of Macau to China.
2000 – the British Parliament approved the cloning, but only for medical purposes .
2000 – In the Netherlands passed a law allowing same-sex marriages.
Born on this day:
1898 – Alex Balandin, a Soviet chemist, the founder of the Russian scientific school in the field of catalysis.
1946 – URI Geller, Israeli illusionist, psychic and hoaxer.
1963 – Helen, the Spanish Infanta, the eldest daughter of the ruling king Juan Carlos.
1966 – Helen Kane, French actress (Helen and the guys), singer.
1974 – Vasily Slipak (killed in 2016), Ukrainian Opera singer, soloist of the Paris national Opera.
1978 – Andrei Markov, Russian hockey player, world champion.
1980 – Ashley Cole, English footballer.
1983 – Jonah hill, American actor, two-time nominee for the award “Oscar”.
1917 – Eric Campbell, a British comedian.
1996 – Carl Sagan, American astronomer, a pioneer of space biology.
1999 – Riccardo Freda, Italian film Director, screenwriter, producer and actor.
2002 – grout Ribs, American Amateur astronomer, one of the founders of radio astronomy.
2013 – Peter Bolotnikov, the Soviet runner long-distance, Olympic champion (1960).
2016 – michèle Morgan, French actress of theater and cinema.
Anton, Gregory, Ivan, Leo, Paul, Peter, Sergei.
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