Blitz review of events and those in Belarus, a world history.
With the rain …
…but still stuffy. Temperature: 23-28 C.
Do not pass:
In Raubichi, at the residence of the U.S. ambassador, held a music festival "Ambasovische." Speakers: "Dalia", "Quick snail", "Squid", "B", "Neuro Dubel," "Barefoot sun", Naka and the band "The Vishop" with the United States.
Vitebsk opposition activist Oleg Surhan to be released from prison on July 27 in deep. He was sentenced to 6 months in jail for alleged assault on a policeman.
THERE WHERE TO NO:
Germany's Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle in Turkey.
In Geneva, another round of Russian-Georgian negotiations.
ALSO THIS DAY:
In 1841 he was killed in a duel Russian writer Mikhail Lermontov (b. 1814).
In 1900 he was sold the first burger — American deli Louis Lessing myachstechku New Geyven placed between two round cake rolls, added the sauce and lettuce. Just in such a hamburger one of the symbols of America.
In 1906, in Minsk, Jerzy Giedroyc was born (d. 2000), a Polish intellectual, founder of the Polish Literary Institute in the West, the publisher and editor of the journal "Kultura" in Paris. Giedroyc was one of the most consistent supporters of the idea of Polish independence for Poland's eastern neighbors — Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine — so good neighborly relations between them and Poland.
In 1990, the Supreme Council of the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic adopted the "Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic." August 25, 1991 the declaration was given the status of constitutional law, and the Byelorussian SSR became a legally independent Republic of Belarus. July 27 was the day a national holiday to a referendum in 1996, after which it was moved to July 3.
In 2002, during an air show at the airport near Lviv Sknyliv crashed Su-27. The plane crashed into the crowd, killing 77 people and wounding more than 100. It was the most tragic disaster in the history of air shows in the world.
There is a reason:
Day sleepers in Finland. Folk festival was born in the port town of Naantali in 1950. By tradition, the residents of this town are choosing hero of the day, which is the one of them, whom they consider most lazy and lovers sleep. To give it a boost, it publicly thrown into this day water in the Gulf of Finland.
A year ago on the site of Liberty: "The scandal blog Zmagarki: horrible video since the war in Chechnya."
Quote to remember:
"The revolution workers do, no one else. A revolution is winning, if it is supported by the intelligentsia. This is the ABC. Another thing is that then these workers in bast shoes" — Jerzy Giedroyc.