Today you can not make large purchases and discuss people.
What happened on this day:
Today, the memory of Konon of Mandon is venerated in the Orthodox Church. He is known for his humble lifestyle and serving God until his last breath. Once a governor named Publius was sent to destroy all Christians, and Conon became one of his victims. He was asked at the trial what he would choose: renounce God and worship idols or die, he chose the Lord, for which he was subjected to torture and death.
What not to do on March 18:
make large purchases; gossip and discuss people; go to visit; be offended and quarrel.
Folk signs and beliefs:
a warm and clear day – by a hot summer; if snowdrops appear – you can start plowing; a sunny day without clouds – there will be no hail in summer.
Angel Day is celebrated:
Andrei, Kirill, Konstantin, Yuri, Ivan, Fedor, Raisa.
1952 – Yuri Vinnichuk, Ukrainian writer, journalist, editor; 1989 – Lily Collins, Anglo-American actress and fashion model, the main character of the series “Emily in Paris”.
Also on this day:
1662 – the first public transport (an eight-seat carriage) began to run in Paris; 1913 – the Sich Riflemen military society was created in Lviv; 1946 – the World Bank began its work in Washington; 2004 – the Verkhovna Rada adopted the Civil Procedure Code of Ukraine; 2014 – the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia.
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