Today you can not look at the shooting stars, it was believed that this could bring misfortune.
What happened on this day:
Today, the Orthodox Church honors the memory of the holy apostles from 70 Arkhip, Philemon and the martyr Apphia. They were disciples and associates of the Apostle Paul.
March 4 is also World Day Against Sexual Exploitation and World Obesity Day.
What not to do on March 4:
start new things look at shooting stars
Folk signs and beliefs:
today you can’t look at shooting stars if it melts on this day, then it won’t melt for a long time snow drifts on this day promise late grasses if you meet a white hare in the forest on Fedot, then snow will certainly fall again
1678 – Antonio Vivaldi (d. 1741), Italian composer, violinist, conductor
1870 – Yevgeny Paton (d. 1953), Soviet mechanical scientist, engineer, founder of the Electric Welding Institute, author of the Paton Bridge in Kyiv
1949 – Volodymyr Ivasyuk (killed in 1979), Ukrainian poet and composer, Hero of Ukraine (2009)
1963 – Jason Newsted, American rock musician, bassist for Metallica
Angel Day is celebrated:
Apphia, Archippus, Asclepiodotus, Bogdan, Dmitry, Dositheus, Eugene, Hesychius, Konon, Macarius, Maxim, Nikita, Ravula, Timothy, Fedot, Fedor, Filimon, Philothea
Also on this day:
1789 – The US Constitution came into force; First US Congress opens in New York
1837 – Fort Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan was granted city status.
1848 – universal male suffrage introduced in France
1877 – American inventor Emil Berliner created the microphone
1880 – The world’s first reproduction of a photograph is published in the American newspaper “New York Daily Graph”.
1882 – The first British electric trams are launched at Leytonstone
1918 – The Ukrainian Central Rada adopted a resolution on the registration of citizenship of Ukraine
1918 – in the Atlantic Ocean, in the area of the Bermuda Triangle, the naval vessel “Cyclops” disappeared. 306 people are missing
1975 – Charlie Chaplin is knighted
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