Even today, July 20


Warm …

…and sunny, but not hot. Temperature: 18 — 26 C.

Do not pass:

Concert Dmitry Vaitsyushkevich in a small hall k / h "Minsk" on the occasion of birthday artist. The program includes the best and new songs, the performance of fellow musicians, songs and poetry. Tickets from 25000 to 35000.

Opening of the exhibition of pictorial photography in the great hall of the Museum of Modern Art (Independence Avenue, 47). Beginning at 17.00.


Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Finland.

British Prime Minister David Cameron meets with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington.

Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill begins an eight-day tour of Ukraine.


In 1304 was born the famous Italian poet Francesco Petrarki (d. 1374).

In 1924, Belarus was born linguist Vladimir Rahmanova, author of the dictionary language Skarina.

In 1944 held an unsuccessful attempt on the life of Adolf Hitler during a meeting with Hitler in the bunker in the military Rastenburgu (East Prussia). A bomb killed 24 people, but Hitler himself did not happen. After the official announcement on the disclosure conspiracy Hitler ordered the execution of about 200 people.

In 1971, Dmitry was born Vaitsyushkevich, Belarusian singer and musician.

There is a reason:

International Chess Day.

MINUS 365:

A year ago on the site of Liberty: "Akudovich: anyone of Belarusians I sent to the moon first?"

Quote to remember:

"Chess — is life" — Bobby Fischer.

"Chess — this is my life. But my life — this is not chess" — Anatoly Karpov.

"Chess for me — it's art" — Alexander Alekhine, Marina Lobach.

"Chess — this is the most exquisite squandering of human intelligence, except for the activities of advertising agencies" — Raymond Chandler.



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