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MARCH 12: what a holiday today .Events , name and birthday on March 12 .
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Holidays March 12
Day of the Girl Scouts in the US
Organization of Girl Scouts is an educational and voluntary movement that helps young people to develop fully, to think for themselves and make the right decisions in life.The mission of the Girl Scouts is to contribute to the educational process of young people, instilling true values, building a better world in which every teenager can become a self-realized person.To achieve its goal of an organization is trying through the involvement of young people in the educational process, the use of a specific method that helps people grow psychologically and feel more confident in the community, helping to establish the value of the system as a control center of the whole of humanity.And to raise money for their purpose, they sell cookies.
Day of the penal system
March 12, 1879 in Russia, Alexander II was established by the law on the organization of the prison department.emperor's decree was the beginning of the formation of the state penal system in the country.Over the years, criminal executive body was the Office of Internal Affairs, and only with the transition to democratic governance, it passed at the disposal of the Ministry of Justice.From 1997 to 1998, President Boris Yeltsin has adopted a number of laws that have been able to complete the full transition stage.Currently, the number of employees of the penitentiary system in the Russian Federation has passed for 300 000 people.The purpose of the system - to prevent any assaults, as well as contribute to the correction and return to full-fledged citizens of a society in conflict with the line of the law.
March 12 at the national calendar
-Dorogorushitel Prokop, Prokop-Perezimny
March 12, people celebrate the memory of St. Procopius Dekapolita, who lived in the eighth century and is a confessor.
Procopius on how to notice the peasants in Russia, Spring fully take the reins in their hands - frozen recede, roads begin to be freed from the snow.The people gossiped about it: "In the Prokop, Perezimnego snow lay-lay, and then run off into the river."Before leaving the yard, people have carefully checked the way: whether it is strong.Listen to and drops.It was believed if abundant, then a long way to go in the safe.But with scant drops of men they went into the woods and hunted animals.By the way, the hunters that day had their own signs.For example, if the road runs across the path of a hare - it is not good.If the road ahead crosses the dog - hunting will stand unsuccessful.
observed peasants and for willow.Blooming from the top of her kidneys indicated that the crop should be sown earlier this year.Also looking forward to flowering snowdrops, as soon as they appear, you can start plowing.
Historical events March 12
March 12, 1839 - For the first time in the ballet put on a dress, "pack»
Tutu is a magnificent multi-layer light ballet dress."Debut" outfit show held at the premiere of the ballet "La Sylphide", held at the Royal Academy.Made first pack was on the design of the well-known at the time the designer Eugene Lami.It is only natural that over the years ballet attire changed shape and style multiple times.In the late 19th century artist Anna Pavlova pack was very different from today.Anna loved to improvise costumes and decorate dresses with different accessories.In addition, the dress had a longer shape than now.
March 12, 1904 - In the UK, the first electric trains, electric trains were called easier running.Electric - a kind of public transport, which is supplied with energy to move from the outside of the contact network through the current collectors.As you know, trains are widely used in major cities and in contrast to other modes of transport do not affect the environment.In Russia, the first train came later - in 1926.
March 12, 1918 - Moscow returned status
capital since the beginning of the 14th century in the troubled Moscow - the capital of Russia - the residence of the princes of Moscow.However, in the 18th century the capital was moved to St. Petersburg, which did not prevent the rulers to continue to be crowned in Moscow.In 1812, the city fell under the onslaught of high fire, a lot of the time it took to complete his recovery.To protect the temple of Christ the Saviour was built.Status of the capital back to Moscow soon after the October Revolution, according to the decision of the Fourth All-Russian Congress of Soviets.
March 12, 1968 - Mauritius gained independence
Mauritius Island, in the vast stretches of the Indian Ocean gained independence from Britain in 1968 remained at the same "member" of the British Commonwealth.Twenty-four years, Mauritius has proclaimed itself a republic.
Opening of the island belongs to the Portuguese.It was the first time they set foot on his land in the early 16th century.Since then, he wandered from hand to hand.Mauritius first belonged to the Dutch, and then - to the French.And later - the British.Today, about one million people live in the country, the general population - the Indians and Africans.The economy of Mauritius is held mainly in the cultivation of sugar cane.There is also a thriving banking, offshore and tourism.Currently, the island is one of the most prosperous countries of the African continent.
born March 12
- March 12, 1953 was born Irina Ponarovskaya - popular singer, film actress.The girl was born in St. Petersburg in the family of outstanding musicians who specialized in the field of jazz.At an early age Irina's talent for music, and her grandmother sent her to a music school.Ponarovskaya grew fat kid and a little strange, because of which she was the object of ridicule by their peers.But as an adult, a girl from an ugly duckling into a swan.And for many years il call the most elegant lady of the Russian platform.
- In 1685 was born an original thinker of his time, a missionary, a bishop, an innovator and reactionary - George Berkeley .A tireless debater Berkeley attacked many scientific theories refuting the writings of some theologians, mathematicians and physicists.World Berkeley succumbed to massive criticism, however, over the centuries, with the development of technology and equipment, science has confirmed the bishop was right.
- in 1738 - the year of birth Vasily Bazhenov , who became the great architect, the founder of Russian classicism.His talent is still in his youth liked Louis XV, and in the end he offered the teenager a place court painter, but Bazhenov refused a tempting offer, having exchanged courtly life in a very simple life in the homeland.
- In 1889, Vaslav Nijinsky was born - the great Russian dancer, choreographer, unrivaled star of the Russian ballet.One of his plays, "The Rite of Spring", staged in Paris, has become popular all over the world, due to fierce scandal.
- On this day in 1937 was born a genius film director and screenwriter - Boris Durov .Behind him there is no one higher education.In 1967, Durov put the reel with Vladimir Vysotsky "Vertical", and after 12 years, beloved by many movie "Pirates of the twentieth century", who became the leader of hire in the early 80s.Also Durov shot such films as "The Story of a Chekist," "I can not say goodbye," "Here is my village" and many others.His last work was a mystery miniseries "Invisible Sign".
Name Day March 12
Maximilian, Finn, Victoria, Makar, Michael, Procopius, Peter, Timothy, Stephen, James, Theodore.
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