March 8 : What a holiday today .Events , name and birthday on March 8th .
News / / August 12, 2017
8th of March
International Women's Day
Who of us does not know about the events of March 8 - International Women's Day ?!But few who know the true history of this holiday.It all began with the American women - residents of New York who decided to change their position in society and to fight for equality with the opposite sex.
March 8, 1857 workers of textile mills of New York gathered for the demonstration.angry women requirement is that management has provided their ten-hour working day, light and dry rooms and decent wages.In those days, like factory workers received a pittance, and worked on the wear - for 15-17 hours a day.After lengthy strikes women managed to reduce the working day.Event in 1857 prompted the fairer sex to establish trade union organizations.In addition, 8 March 1857 in New York hosted a demonstration of many women who demanded granting them the right to vote.
In the early 20th century, Clara Zetkin at the International Women's Conference has proposed to celebrate "Women's Day" is March 8 - in memory of the events that took place in New York.This holiday was supposed to be a call to all the women of the earth to fight for their rights and to participate fully in the life and development of their own country, struggling with poverty, unemployment, and other aspects of the social sphere.The first International Women's Day celebrated in Germany, Denmark, Austria and Switzerland in 1911.In Russia, the "March 8" began to celebrate only two years later.Since then, the festival successfully "caught" in the Russian society.
India story "Ramayana" everyone knows.It tells the story of the divine, the pure love of Sita and Rama.Pushkin's works "Ruslan and Lyudmila" was created based on the "Ramayana", which history tells us the following:
Once beloved Rama - Sita - was kidnapped.Rama rushed to find her.On the road he met a dying Jats.Wounded, he told the young man that was trying to save the girl, but the result was fatally injured.However, fading away in front of Rama, he could tell - Sita kidnapped by the villain Ravana.Love did not do nothing.Having collected an army of bears and monkeys, Rama went to the Indian Ocean coast, but the villain was not there.The young man is very angry, and then he was a saint, Tell of Lent, which will help even defeat the most ferocious enemy.Rama acted according to the instructions of the saint, in the end defeated Ravana and his army.
Since then it is believed that anyone who observes Lent - Vijaya Ekadashi - will go on the path of life eternal winner.The strength of the post, by legend, capable of destroying even the lowest and insidious sins.
March 8 in the national calendar
March 8, people remember St. Polycarp - a pupil of the Apostle John, known as the Bishop of Smyrna.In Russia this day unmarried girls were taken to clean up in elegant sundresses chests until late spring.People believed that this will help them in the near future to gain family happiness.And to save time in vain young girls lured into the house of the groom with the help of the sentence.To do this they had to go out into the yard and twisted on one heel in front of the moon, he said: "the new moon, buzz around me grooms, I buzz in front of you," or, seen from the porch into the house garbage, whisper: "I call Ihouse young youngsters, not thieves.Come grooms with foreign courts. "
Particular attention is paid to this day at the bird-magpie - a symbol of mystery and unpredictability.It was believed, if forty flying around the yard, then the guests for a long time did not visit this house, and an unmarried girl, who lives in it - for a long time will not get married.If forty inadvertently flies under the roof, then be strong snowstorm in the coming days.
Historical events March 8
March 8, 1887 - Everett Horton, a resident of the State of Connecticut, received a patent for a telescopic fishing rod.Foldable tackle consisted of a metal.At that time, the state "famous" for its puritanical, and all sorts of entertainment, including fishing, suppressed by the authorities.However, the inventor of this fact has not stopped, and he invented the construction of metal tubes, overlapping, to catch fish.
March 8, 1910 - Frenchwoman became the first woman pilot.Elise de Laroche - was the name of a character who has realized his childhood dream and become a pilot.Examination flight she made with honors, earning thereby license for airplane control.
March 8, 1932 - In Leningrad, was destroyed the temple of Christ the Savior, which was located on the Neva River in Novoadmiralteyskogo Canal.
March 8, 1952 - American doctor device "artificial heart" was first tested.One and a half hours of equipment maintained the life of one of the patients, medical staff is headed by 9 doctors of different specializations were trying to locate and arrest the severe pathology of the living heart.
March 8, 1968 - In the Pacific, there was a clash of the Soviet diesel missile submarine K-129 with an unknown submarine.The accident killed ninety-eight crew members.
March 8, 1987 - For the first time in a concert hall, "Eaglet" was held fashion show by Valentin Yudashkin.On display were 150 presented its best models, and, two years later, the firm "Vali-fashion" was founded, which soon degenerated into a fashion house "B.Yudashkin. "
March 8, 1988 - In the United States there was a writers' strike series.They demanded higher wages.The result turned out to be in jeopardy, even the most popular TV series of the time, such as "Dallas" and "Dynasty."
born March 8
- Yuri Rytkheu (1930-2008 gg.) - Russian and Chukchi writer.The perfect master of both languages and writing, respectively, as well.Most of the works of the writer has been associated with the life of its people - Chukchi.
- Alexander Rowe (1906-1973 gg.) - A brilliant film director, director of children's films and fairy tales.In his arsenal productions of such famous films as "Vasilisa the Beautiful", "Frost", "Kashchei Immortal," "fire, water and copper pipes ..." and many others.
- Sergei Nikitin (1944) - an outstanding composer and a talented singer.Advocate Sergey began while still a student at Moscow University, where he assembled his first team at the Physics Department.There he met his future wife Tatyana, which has repeatedly advocated a duet.Many of his compositions, written in verse, gained popularity and implemented to this day.
- Alexei Mishin (1941) - a famous figure skater, figure skating coach, Merited Master of Sports.In 1994 he received the Order of Friendship of Peoples for high achievements in the 17 Winter Olympics.
- Yevgeny Matveyev (1922-2003 gg.) - Director, actor and screenwriter.His first acting experience was the work of the Maly Theatre, where he was successfully fit into the team and played several roles.But fame has brought him to participate in movies since 1955.In the history of cinema has become a lot of his films ( "Fate", "Love the Earth", "Emelyan Pugachev" and others.).
Name Day March 8
«Name Day" March 8 will be able to note the names of the owners: Antonin, Alex, Alexander, Antonina, Philemon, Domian, Clement, Ivan, Michael Lazarus, Polycarp, Nikolai, Sergei.