February 27 : What a holiday today .Events , name and birthday on 27 February.
News / / August 12, 2017
Holidays February 27
Festival beautiful birthday in Australia
February 27 Australia celebrated a wonderful birthday festival.The significance of the celebration is not only to commemorate the coming into the world a new man, but also to support a woman-mother, practically help her raise a child.Committee of the festival was organized in 2008 and headed it stood five women with 17 children and continue working.They believe that the holding of the celebration is to show all women that the birth of a child - it's a joy and happiness that the positive stories much more than accidents, it is now considered to be in society.
February 27 celebrate Slavs Cyril and Methodius Day of Slavic Script birth.Cyril and Methodius, the elder brother Cyril, made in Slavonic alphabet, translated the Gospel, Psalms, apostle and other liturgical books.They hold services in Slavonic and taught those people for whom this language was not familiar.Through preaching brothers Khazar Prince converted to Christianity along with his people.The award Kirill asked to let go of all the Greek captives.
At the invitation of the Pope to visit Rome, and the brothers brought with them the relics of the Holy Martyr Clement.The Pope met Cyril and Methodius with great honors.
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Cyril Vesnoukazchik February 27
Brothers Cyril and Methodius translated the scriptures from Greek to Slavic, and taught people to read and write.Kirill called Vesnoukazchikom because the weather on February 27 peasants were tried on the upcoming spring.If the weather was good, it foreshadowed the extreme cold.On this day sbiten drinking: a drink made of honey and spices.February 27 sbiten drank several times a day, it can be bought in restaurants and on the streets.
believed that Cyril snow begins to settle.To field remained under the snow as long as possible, the peasants went out into the field and rammed feet of snow.Women in this day, 27 February, were goodies midwives who took their birth.
Historical Events February 27
February 27, 1411 , founded university in Scotland
University was founded on February 27 at St. Andrews.He had four faculties: Theology, Law, Medicine and Arts.While the art is called exact sciences.University - the oldest educational institution after Oxford and Cambridge.Now the university also has four faculties and study in its seven thousand students.
February 27, 1879 , appearance
saccharin Saccharin - a low-calorie and very sweet substance.It is intended for patients with a serious disease - diabetes and those who are "sitting" on a diet low in calories.Saccharin is registered as a food additive E954, and is safe for human health.
February 27, 1900 , the base of football club "Bayern»
club "Bavaria" was founded on February 27 members of the Munich gymnastics society.The heyday of the club's accounts for 1907, when he moved to Munich and occupies the highest place in the local football.Then follows the club won the championship in the Eastern region (1910), South German championship (1926), the national championship (1932).War prevented the further development of sport and only in 1964, "Bavaria" again becomes the most popular team, and not only in Germany.
Since 1957 the football club "Bavaria" won the German Cup 13 times.She became a four-time champion of the European Cup and won the UEFA Cup 1996.
February 27, 1964 , launching the first tourist submarine vessel
first underwater vehicle designed for tourists mezoskaf "Auguste Piccard", was launched on 27of February.The device has been designed to attract visitors to the Geneva show.His task was to dive into the lake of Geneva, as well as a demonstration of the tourists the beauty of the underwater depths.Mezoskaf made more than 1000 dives and after the closing of the exhibition was sold to an American company.
devices, similar to the first mezoskaf, widely used today, allowing visitors to observe the flora and fauna of the deep sea.
February 27, 1997 , the cloning of Dolly the sheep
The English magazine on February 27 published an article about the successful cloning experiments.Prior to that already carried out similar experiments, but Dolly was the first surviving cloned animals.A year later, 19 countries have signed the protocol, banning such experiments over a man.
In 2003, Dolly the sheep died of a retroviral infection.Stuffed animals exhibited in the Museum of Edinburgh.
February 27 born
Enrico Caruso (February 27, 1873 - August 2, 1921), the great tenor
Italian Enrico Caruso made his debut with Nemorino Party (opera "The Elixir of Love" by Donizetti) and instantly shocked the audience with his voice.The singer's voice sounded something like a baritone, then as a tenor.The main repertoire consisted of 250 Caruso arias.Unfortunately, our contemporaries can hear the timbre of the singer's rare to vote only in the entry.
Pyotr Nesterov (February 27, 1887 - September 8, 1914), the founder of aerobatics
Pyotr Nesterov was a talented pilot and military personnel.He worked and design activities.Nesterov developed the design of the engine, air-cooled, the plane with the absence of the vertical tail, a single high-speed aircraft.Particular attention is paid pilot maneuverability of aircraft, he studied the ability to perform aerobatics.He performed the famous "loop the loop."During long flights Nesterov spent filming the ground.During the First World Pyotr Nesterov improved the tactics of aerial reconnaissance, "invented" for aerial combat and bombing implemented.
Peter Nesterov was killed in an air battle near the town of Zhovkva (Ukraine).Now the city is called Nesterov.Russian Air Force servicemen consider it an honor to receive the Medal of Peter Nesterov.
Charles Best (27 February 1899 - 31 March 1978), the doctor
Canadian physician Charles Best discovered a cure for people suffering from diabetes - insulin.He developed a method of treatment, which is used in modern medicine.To combat thrombosis Charles Best first used anticoagulants.Over the opening of Best awarded a gold medal Starr (Canadian Medical Association) and the medal Bailey (Royal College of Medicine).
Helena Velikanova (February 27, 1922 - November 10, 1998), singer
Kudos to Gehlen Velikanova came after the song "Lilies of the Valley."As a soloist Mosconcert Velikanova sang many songs of the Soviet composers, and was a favorite of the public.The title "People's Artist of the Russian Federation" she received when she was 70 years old.
Elizabeth Taylor (February 27, 1932 - March 23, 2011), actress
setter of beauty and style, the Anglo-American actress Elizabeth Taylor started acting in movies when she was only 11 years old."National Velvet" was the name of her first picture.The first adult work - thriller "The Conspirator" (1949).She had no special education, but intuition always prompted Taylor, both play a role.The huge success it brought the film "Cleopatra", for which Taylor won $ 1 million.Heroines actress forced to admire and viewers and critics.
Elizabeth Taylor's eight marriages, four children, 10 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who did not forget her and often visited in the last years of life of the actress.
Name Day February 27
Isaac, Constantine, Raphael, George, Cyril, Michael Fedor