November 5, 2022: Apostle James, brother of the Lord – what not to do today
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Today you can not pick up coins from the ground and vouch for other people.
What happened on that day:
Today the Orthodox Church honors the memory of the Apostle James – the brother of the Lord. There are several versions of the origin of such a nickname. One of them is the story that James was the cousin of Jesus Christ. According to another version, he was the first son of Joseph, who was born before his marriage to the Virgin Mary.
What can not be done on November 5?
► pick up coins from the ground
► vouch for others
► get angry
► get offended
< p>Folk beliefs and omens:
► if small hail (croup) falls on this day, then winter will rise from Matryona (November 22)
► in the old days peasants they broke a piece of the “Kazan” (yesterday's) pie and scattered it across the field; it was believed that winter birds – tap dances, bullfinches, waxwings, finches – would fly to the field and “calm” the earth with their voices Nikolai, Ignat, Maxim, Peter, Ivan, Emelyan, Alexander, Ignat
And also on this day:
1916 – the creation of the Kingdom of Poland
1935 — the board game “Monopoly” was released
1963 — the Kyiv metro stations were opened — the Polytechnic Institute and the Bolshevik Plant (now Shulyavskaya)
1965 — the Kyiv metro stations were opened metro: Hydropark, Levoberezhnaya and Darnitsa, as well as the Darnitsa electric depot