Even today, October 29

Blitz review of events and those in Belarus, a world history.

Cloudy …

…and cold, but no rain. Temperature: 0 … 6 C.

Do not pass:

"A rally in memory" conducted a contender for the presidency of the BNF Gregory Kastusyou front of the KGB in Minsk. Picket timed to the anniversary of the mass shooting of representatives of the national elite in 1937.

The Bolshoi Opera and Ballet premiere of the opera "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini. Beginning at 19.00.

Concert Dmitry Bartosik in high school in the village Zhodishki, Smorgon district, the campaign "Budzma." Starts at 14:00.


In Brussels, the second day of the EU summit.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton comes on a visit to Vietnam, Cambodia and Malaysia.


In 1451 in the Italian city of Genoa Christopher Columbus was born, an outstanding sailor, Spanish admiral. It was he who led the Spanish expedition to India, which resulted in the discovery of America (d. 1506).

In 1897 born Joseph Goebbels, Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany (d. 1945).

October 29, 1937 — the blackest day in the history of Belarusian literature. For one night from the 29th to the 30th NKVD executioners shot the whole group of writers, among them Anatoly Free, Plato Holovatch, Ales Dudar, Michas Zaretsky, Valery Mariners Michas Reed and others, a total of 22 people.

In 1942 the German Nazis together with Ukrainian police killed 16,000 Jews in Pinsk. A 29 October 1952 there was blown up in Pinsk synagogue — the oldest in the lands of the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

There is a reason:

Day of the Republic of Turkey — established in memory of the proclamation of the Turkish Republic in 1923. In this day adopted amendments to the Constitution of Turkey, the result of which was the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, Turkey became a republic.

MINUS 365:

A year ago on the site of Liberty: "The capital — in the national flag."

Quote to remember:

The world is small.
Christopher Columbus

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