Holidays September 7
Flower Parade in Aalsmeer (Holland)
The first weekend of September, Aalsmeer hosts a magnificent and unforgettable flower festival, which brings together hundreds of thousands of participants and visitors. The grand procession of flowers stretches for two and a half kilometers, to the very center of Amsterdam. The flower parade is accompanied by musical performances, costumed scenes and dances. The flower sea of more than a million flowers is represented on 20 boats and 30 luxury cars. Hundreds of Dutch companies have an excellent field of advertising share, demonstrating the wonders of fantasy. The king of floral Holland is, of course, a tulip, but hundreds of other flowers in incredibly beautiful compositions will not leave anyone indifferent.
Armenian Engineering Day
The National Army of Armenia has an engineering unit in its composition, which is intended for communications equipment, engineering intelligence and escorting the army during the offensive. The troops consist of several units: engineer, road, pontoon. It was the engineering troops that cleared the territories in the Karabakh conflict zone, where more than 100 plots of land are considered dangerous in the zone for 322 square meters. kilometers, and civilians are at risk as well as military border guards. Armenian peacekeepers (military engineers) participated in hostilities in Iraq, 10 sappers were in the Armenian squad.
Brazil Independence Day
Since the 18th century, Brazil has attempted to defend its independence, but the end of the colonial era has not brought any results. Portugal dominated Brazil, and England was the largest consumer of goods destined for Europe. In 810, during the war with France, the king of Portugal temporarily moved to Rio de Janeiro, which helped Brazil in 1815 to receive the status of a member of the United Kingdom on a par with Portugal. After the king returned to Europe, Brazil was ruled by his son, who received the title of vice-king. Brazilians are true patriots of their country, they feel real pride in their state. On Brazil's day, a festive parade is held in the capital.
Salami Day in America
In 2006, the Salami Society celebrates its holiday - it was such a funny holiday that the friends of Christina and Virginia from the city of Henrico came up with. The day of salami was really liked by lovers of the original sausage, so the holiday has spread widely around the world. Everything is simple - on this day, according to tradition, a sausage cut into small curly slices can be put on the table. You can add it to salads and sandwiches. The holiday is only at hand for salami producers who hold various events on this day. By the way, do not confuse salami with other types of sausage - these are sun-dried varieties cooked using special technology that can retain freshness and quality for many months. In addition to meat, spices and cognac are added to it. During the “cooking” (drying), special bacteria are formed in the meat, which make the meat edible.
September 7th in the folk calendar
Titus is an apostle from 70, one of the disciples of St. Paul. Originally from a pagan family, he became a Christian at a young age and accompanied Peter on a journey to Jerusalem. Titus preached with Paul and helped convert local churches to Christianity, stayed in Crete, where he remained for many years a bishop.
It is good to collect mushrooms on Titus, which at that time are already enough in the forest. Leaf fall brings a lot of mushrooms, mushroom dishes are served on the peasant tables - mushrooms in sour cream, with potatoes and vegetables, pies, and preparations are made for the winter. Folk signs on St. Titus are also associated with mushrooms - a good harvest portends a long cold.
Historical events of September 7
September 7, 1812 - 125 kilometers from Moscow, near the village of Borodino, the famous Borodino battle took place between the Russian troops and the army of Napoleon Bonaparte, it was it that determined the outcome of the Patriotic War of 1812. The battle of Borodino is considered the most bloody in the history of the battles of the XIXth century, it lasted 12 hours, every hour 2.5 thousand people died on the battlefield. Each of the military leaders recorded the victory in the legendary battle at his own expense. Kutuzov’s troops retreated and surrendered Moscow, but this tricky move allowed the Russian army to gather strength and gain a final victory over the French. Napoleon took important positions and opened his way to the territory of the current capital, as you know, such a voyage ended in disastrous for the French military.
September 7, 1837 - on the left bank of the Moscow River on the 25th anniversary of the victory of Russian troops over Napoleon’s army, the solemn laying of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior took place, in which for many years the heroes of the Patriotic War of 1812 were glorified. In 1931 the temple building was destroyed, but in the 1990s, in its image, the Cathedral Cathedral of Christ the Savior was built, on the walls of which the names of the heroes of the war of 1812 are engraved.
September 7, 1947 - In the Russian capital, the pedestal was opened to Yuri Dolgoruky, who, according to legend, is the founder of Moscow. A funny situation happened with the horse on which the hero was supposed to sit: it was supposed to be a mare, but Stalin "cut" the project and ordered to quickly transform the mare into a stallion.
September 7, 2011 - a black date in the history of domestic hockey; near Yaroslavl, a plane crashed in the Lokomotiv hockey team, all 45 people on board died. During the investigation of the terrible crash, it turned out that the cause of the accident was the mistake of the pilot, who mixed up the pedals and slowed down when taking off. Yak-42, unable to gain height, hit the structure on the ground and crashed near the Yaroslavl airport into a small rivulet. 44 people died instantly, 1 was taken to hospital, underwent several operations and died a few days after the tragedy.
Born on September 7th
Isabella Yuryeva (1902 - 2000) - Russian singer, performer of gypsy and Russian romances
The very young Isabella first made a romance in Rostov. A.V. Taskin, accompanist of Fedor Chaliapin, became interested in her voice, and invited her to perform in a concert. Thus began the long-term career of the singer. She married Joseph Epstein, who became her administrator and completely took organizational matters into her own hands. For many years, the singer had the opportunity to do only creativity. She happily escaped repression and emigration, and always remained faithful to her genre, not succumbing to market conditions. Isabella Yurieva was forever considered a singer in different years of her work, which are about 70 years old.
Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603) - Queen of England
The reign of Elizabeth is called the Golden Age. She early received the title of heiress to the throne, which was supposed to belong to her half-sister Mary. Mary herself, who did not want to change the Catholic Protestant faith, was forced to serve Elizabeth. This did not last long - Elizabeth's mother died on the block, and the king married again. Little Elizabeth was recognized as a bastard. In total, her father married six times, from his third wife he had a son, Henry, who became the heir.
The young king was very friendly with his half-sister, but at 16 he died of tuberculosis. After several years of the reign of Mary, nicknamed the Bloody, she died childless, and in 155 Elizabeth entered the throne, who wisely ruled, emphasizing the development of trade and the navy. It is known that the queen encouraged sea pirates who robbed the Spaniards of England's opponents, and never married, although many influential people, including Ivan the Terrible, sought her hands.
Alexander Kuprin (1870 - 1938) - Russian writer
Alexander Ivanovich was a military man, but already in his early years he began his creative and writing activities. The first story was published in the Russian Satirical Leaflet, when the young writer was still studying at the cadet school. The first works - "In the Dark", "Moonlit Night", "Inquiry." The most famous works are Olesya, Duel, White Poodle and others.
After meeting with Bunin, Gorky and Chekhov, he works hard and receives the academic Pushkin Prize, and publishes a complete collection of his works. During the war, the writer returns to the army, then criticizes Lenin during the years of the revolution and civil war. In 1920 he emigrated to Paris, and returned to his homeland only in 1937. Here he was destined to live only a year - undermined health and a serious illness undermined the writer's strength.
Name day on September 7
Name day celebrate: Titus, Vladimir, Ivan.