Date of day
September 19, 1991 year The Supreme Council of Belarus adopted a resolution on changing the name of the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic to the Republic of Belarus. The “Chase” was approved as the state emblem, and the white-red-white flag as the state flag.
A day in history
1356 — the English defeat the French in the Battle of Poitiers
1794 – during the uprising of 1794, Russian troops destroyed the divisions of the Republic of Poland near Brest.
1888 — in Belgium, the first ever beauty contest was held at the Spa resort.
1893 – New Zealand became the first country in the world to give women the right to vote in elections.
1939 — The Red Army occupied Vilnius.
1946 – speech Winston Churchill at the University of Zurich, which served as a starting point for the creation of the Council of Europe.
1982 — a university professor in the city of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) Scott Fahlman for the first time sent his fellow teachers an electronic message icon that symbolized an emotion. This is how the emoticon was born – a tool with which Internet users can convey their emotions.
They were born on this day
1551 — Henry IIIking of the Commonwealth in 1574, then of France
1797 — January SukhadolskyBelarusian combat artist.
1802 — Lajas Kossuth, Hungarian statesman, revolutionary, Prime Minister of Hungary during the Hungarian Revolution of 1848–1849.
1829 — Ruf IgnatsevBelarusian historian.
1938 – died Branislav TuronakBelarusian national figure.
2004 — Grigor RelesBelarusian Jewish writer and poet.
2005 — Ales Labanok, actor, participant of the national-cultural movement of the 1960s-1980s and the national-democratic movement of the 1980s – beginning. XXI century.
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