You can’t go to bed early today.
What happened on this day:
Today the Orthodox Church honors the memory of the clergyman Tarasius, Bishop of Constantinople.
For 22 years he wisely ruled the Church, led a severe ascetic life. The bishop spent all his property on charitable deeds, fed the poor, helped the weak. People called this day Taras the Sleepless. It was believed that today it is impossible to sleep until sunset, so as not to fall under the influence of evil spirits.
On March 10, Ukraine celebrates National Anthem Day.
March 10 is Taras Shevchenko Memorial Day.
What not to do on March 10:
go to bed early eat fatty foods drink alcohol look from the street into the house through the window be lazy
Folk signs and beliefs:
a nest of rooks began to howl on a tree – wait for warming March 10 it snows – seven days before Easter there will be bad weather a raven shouted strongly – in summer there will be heavy and heavy rains
1940 – Chuck Norris, American actor and martial artist
1958 – Sharon Stone, American model and actress
1973 – Eva Herzigova, Czech supermodel
Angel Day is celebrated:
Alexander, Mstislava, Nikolai, Tarasy
Also on this day:
1535 – Spanish navigators discovered in the Pacific Ocean, 972 kilometers west of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands
1801 – Britain’s first census begins
1862 – The US federal government issued the first paper money in this country.
1878 – A pocket edition of “Kobzar” by Taras Grigoryevich Shevchenko was published in Geneva
1905 – Chelsea Football Club founded in London
1906 – The Bakerloo Line of the London Underground opens in Britain.
1910 – Slavery banned in China
1982 – A rare parade of planets – all nine planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto) gathered on one side of the Sun in a sector with an angle of 95 degrees
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