Today you can not swear, get angry, sort things out.
What happened on this day:
Today the Orthodox Church honors the memory of Hieromartyr Polycarp, Bishop of Smirnensky.
What not to do on March 8:
get angry, sort things out eat fatty foods drink alcohol
Folk signs and beliefs:
from March 8 to March 15, the return of frosty days is possible, they used to say: “March loves to play tricks: it is proud of the frost and sits on its nose” it’s time for the magpies to fly into the forest, and the black grouse to sing
1990 – Max Barskikh, Ukrainian singer, composer and songwriter
Angel Day is celebrated:
Alexander, Alexei, Antioch, Antonin, Damian, Zevin, Ivan, Mikhail, Moses, Nikolai, Polycarp, Polychrony, Sergey
Also on this day:
1618 – German astronomer Johannes Kepler formulated his third law of planetary motion.
1952 – Doctors at the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia first used the “artificial heart” apparatus. For 80 minutes, he kept 41-year-old Peter Duering alive while a team of 9 doctors, 5 nurses and 2 technicians, stopping the patient’s heart, tried to find out the causes of his illness.
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