May 1: what a holiday today, what not to do and signs of the day
Learn about the most important holidays and events on may 1 in history
What a holiday today, may 1? Labor day in 2020. In the folk calendar – the day of Kuzma. The name day is celebrated Anton, Vasily, Victor, Grigory, Ivan and Michael.
Today.Lifestyle writing, which the Orthodox holiday of the Ukrainians on may 1, 2020. In addition, we tell about the most interesting and important events that happened in history on this day, as well as about the main signs on may 1.
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- May 1 – labour Day, originally called international workers ‘ Day. May 1, 1886 American workers organized a strike, putting forward the demand an 8-hour working day. The strike and the accompanying demonstration ended in violent clashes with police. In July 1889 Paris Congress of II international, in memory of the workers of Chicago took the decision to hold the annual may 1 demonstrations.
What a holiday today
May 1, 2020 celebrate the day of Kuzma. It is known that the Saint was worried that people didn’t feel hunger, and, if necessary, help the needy. Also from this day begin the first planting.
Signs may 1
- The cuckoo may 1 forges long – soon it will be warm, and the cold will recede.
- 1 may the rain – just wet hair with rain water and they will grow well.
- If the weather is warm, on 1 may, the second half of the month will be cold.
- Cherry turned green – you can plant potatoes, beets and carrots. People say: “the Kuzma this carrots and beets”.
- It’s raining – will the rye to grow well.
- If in the morning the air humidity is small, and in the evening the situation changes, the weather in the next few days will be warm and bright
- The first day of may cold – so at the end of the month will be very warm.
- If it’s cold in may – a year’s corny.
Interesting and important events in Ukraine and the world
- 1328 – under the peace Treaty of 1328 England recognized Scotland’s independence.
- 1699 – Pierre Le Moyne founded the first colony of Europeans in the valley of the Mississippi river.
- 1707 – Union of Scotland with England (Anglo-Scottish Union), education in the UK.
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- 1840 in England went on sale the world’s first postage stamps.
- 1884 – Chicago started the construction of 10-storey building – the first skyscraper.
- 1967 wedding of Elvis and Priscilla Presley.
- 2004 – Hungary, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic and Estonia joined the European Union.
Who was born on may 1
- 1672 – Joseph Addison, English essayist, educator, politician, founder of English journalism.
- 1852 – Santiago ramón and Cajal, the Spanish physiologist, histologist, winner of the Nobel prize in 1906.
- 1917 – Fyodor Khitruk, Russian film Director-cartoonist (“the adventures of Boniface”, “Winnie the Pooh”).
- 1973 – Oliver Neuville, German footballer.
- 1979 – Pauli Rantasalmi, guitarist and composer, member of the Finnish rock band The Rasmus.
- 1982 – Jamie Dornan, British actor, model and musician, known for the role of Christian grey in “Fifty shades of grey”.
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