Blitz review of events and those in Belarus, a world history.
…occasionally peep out from behind the clouds. Temperature: 2 — 9 C.
Do not pass:
The National History Museum opens exhibition "25 years after Chernobyl."
THERE WHERE TO NO:
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets with Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg in Prague.
In Washington, there are heads of the IMF and the World Bank.
ALSO IN THIS DAY:
In 1452 was born the Italian humanist, artist and scientist Leonardo da Vinci.
In 1855, Konstantin Veranitsynu Township in the Vitebsk region has completed work on his poem "Taras on Parnassus," which after a long time considered anonymous.
In 1900 died Frantisek Bogushevich, a classic of Belarusian literature (b. 1840).
In 1933 was born the Russian science fiction writer Boris Strugatsky.
In 1980 died the French philosopher and writer Jean-Paul Sartre, Nobel Prize in Literature (b. 1905).
Bakiyev left Kyrgyzstan.
Quote to remember:
"Nonsense — look for a solution, and if it is so. Speech about what to do with the problem that has no solution."
Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, "Monday begins on Saturday" (1964)