There are no such days in the same year! Each of them, is famous for some kind of holiday, event, event. Know the meaning of all dates is impossible, but interesting days will be remembered and will give useful information. August 16 is not an exception to the rules. On that day, Russia marks the Day of the Air Fleet. The holiday is significant for the citizens of the country, so it passes in a big way.
Aircraft. Flight. Pilot
On a hot summer day, their holiday is celebrated by pilots, aviators and all who are involved in air flights! Brave men, conquering the expanses of the sky, have fun and accept warm congratulations from colleagues and relatives. In all cities of the country, interesting events are held, museum doors are open to visitors. There you can see the history of the development of the air fleet and proudly celebrate its power!
August 16 - Aviation Day! We are obliged this day to Nicholas II and Stalin. It was they who made significant investments and orders that the Air Fleet of the country flourish. This holiday is celebrated for many years, and every year the country improves aviation devices and infrastructure. Children, after watching the demonstrative performances of the pilots, instantly defined with a future profession.
In 2015, August 16 - a holiday pilots, flight attendants, teachers of profile universities and all those who are involved in civil air transportation. Air Fleet Day is celebrated every third Sunday in August! Do not forget to congratulate your friends and relatives who devoted their lives to Russian aircraft.
For a long time stars attracted people with their mysterious radiance. Astrology is an exciting science, explaining the behavior, the character warehouse and the horoscope of every sign of the zodiac. The sign is the segments of the celestial sphere that divide it in its longitude. The position of the sun, the moon, planets and celestial objects have an impact on people's lives! People born on August 16 - the sign of the Zodiac lion - are purposeful and build their own destiny.
Lion - a sign of a man, element of fire! No wonder he falls for the hottest time of the year! Lions are therefore very quick-tempered, emotional, a little selfish! But, fortunately, are resourceful. They are able to apologize if they were not right, and to give posh presents. Men Lions are extravagant, like to throw dust in the eyes, spending the last money. But Lionesses are usually more economical, they do not spare money only for beautiful outfits for themselves. Leaders in everything, they try to subjugate the family, the collective. Therefore, they often occupy good positions.
The lucky ones, born on August 16, live under the patronage of the Sun. They are active, often good athletes or artists. They like to be in the center of attention and collect compliments and applause. These are very voluptuous people, but the main thing is that they know how to achieve success in life!
Lions are not completely trusting, so they often do not believe in the horoscope. On August 16 different forecasts are given - good and not very good, but Lions believe only in their own strength!
Ringing of bells
In the Christian world, church feasts are revered more than others. People stand out for many hours, put on candles, pray and observe all established traditions.
Anton Wichroway was born into an Orthodox family of Romans. Parents died early, and the guy decided to tie in monks. He gave his inheritance to the poor and went to the monastery. There he prayed and conscientiously fulfilled his duties. But during the persecution he had to leave the monastery and live on a rock. He was wet in the rain, starving, but did not stop believing in God! Once the rock collapsed, Anton collapsed into the sea. Miraculously he floated on the stone for many days and was in Novgorod. At first he did not understand the language, but after praying, he began to speak Russian, as if he had lived all his life in this country.
August 16, a church holiday - a day of remembrance of Antonius the Roman, the Novgorod miracle-worker. Vihroveem called him in connection with the tradition of peasants to catch a whirlwind. The men went out to the intersection and waited for a gust of wind, if the whirlwind swept, it was believed that the winter would be harsh!
Sweetness and joy
Another day was called Malinnik, since the favorite berry was gaining juice and ripeness by August 16. It was possible to harvest! People took baskets and went to the forest for juicy berries. After all, she was the most beloved and long-awaited not only in children, but also in adults. Wise doctors treated her colds, bronchitis, and housewives harvested jam and compotes. The expression "Not life, but raspberries," speaks for itself!
This day in Russia was simply oversaturated with events. Nuts also kept up to this date. You could make good supplies for the winter. August 16 - a church holiday, but in the people he also had the name Oreshnik!
Besides all the famous Orthodox holidays, every person has his own - Angel Day. The Church honors the memory of every saint. At the baptism of the child they call the church name of the saint of God, who will patronize the person all his life. The day of remembrance of this saint is considered to be your Angel Day, easier than the name day. But unfortunately, not everyone knows about this personal holiday. Name day August 16 is celebrated by Anton, Ivan, Nikolai, Vyacheslav, Kuzma, Salome.
The parents can choose the name for baptism themselves, it can be consonant with the real name or correspond to the memory day of the saint, close to the birthday of the baby! This name is desirable not to be named, it should be known only to parents and godparents of the child.
Those who celebrate the name day on August 16, should go to the church, confess and take communion on this day will be more appropriate than arranging lavish feasts at home!
Important events took place in the world on August 16. The holiday, the most important in life - birthday - celebrate on this day pop diva Madonna, director James Cameron, Pierre Richard. These famous and talented people were born under the sign of the Zodiac Leo! The patronage of the Sun left its imprint on them - they are known throughout the world. Their songs and films are known in the tiniest cities on Earth. It was their lion's strength and endurance that gave them strength for work and creativity.
On this day there were also historically significant events:
- 1812 - during the Russian war, the Smolensk battle took place.
- 1896 - The largest gold deposit was discovered in the Klondike.
- 1925 - Charlie Chaplin presented the picture "Gold Rush".
- The USSR and Poland signed an agreement on the Soviet-Polish border.
- 1960 - Cyprus is declared an independent state.
- 1976 - the favorite comedy "Irony of Fate or With Easy Steam" was released.
- 1995 - the population of Bermuda detachments abandoned independence by voting.
- 2006 - in the Russian "Wikipedia" opened a hundred thousandth article.
- Day of memory of the legendary Elvis Presley.
Mid-August - full of events and celebrations time. In each country there is a holiday, timed to August 16. In the United States, this day is having a good time. They celebrate the Anecdote Day. There are contests, shows and just funny family gatherings with a cup of tea!
Paraguay celebrates Children's Day. The younger generation comes to its fullest. Festivals, shows of children's talents, concerts are held.
But Kazakhstan on this date honors athletes. Sports Day is a very significant holiday for any country. Enchanting demonstration performances lead the audience into raptures. Young athletes are awarded medals, certificates and give farewells to future victories.
In Tajikistan, August 16 is the Day of the Inventor. Very interesting and important event for the development of the country!
The horoscope on August 16 is made up of astrologers around the world, but to believe it or not - it's up to you!
Have fun with the soul
Never ignore even the most insignificant holidays. After all, close people are so pleased to receive a small present and kind words at an important date for them. Professional, family, personal, international - each of these holidays is good. There is an occasion to gather a cheerful company, eat goodies, remember good moments of life, make bright photos for memory. Send your congratulations with letters, postcards, using short messages, the main thing is to give the person a little attention!