November 8, 2022: Great Martyr Demetrius of Thessalonica – what not to do today
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Today you can’t play a wedding – it’s better to postpone it until January 7.
What happened on this day:
Today, the Orthodox Church remembers Demetrius of Thessalonica – a Christian saint , great martyr. The people called this day Dmitriev and remembered the dead parents. They visited their living parents, brought sweets and gifts, thanked them for everything.
The world celebrates the day of urban planning and the day of X-rays on November 8.
What can not be done on November 8?
► chopping wood
► doing construction
Folk beliefs and omens:
► if Demetrius day with snow, then Easter with snow
► crimson dawn on Dmitry – to the winds
► if it is warm on Dmitry – wait for a harsh winter
► windows in double frames begin to fade – wait for the cold
► the cat closes its muzzle with its paw — to the cold
► Dmitry on a boat (November 8), Yegoriy on a sleigh (December 9)
► before Dmitry, the girl is cunning, and after Dmitry even more cunning
► Dmitriev's day – winter is already climbing on the wattle fence . If November 8 is cold and snowy, then spring is late and cold, and if there is a thaw, winter and spring are warm. >Born today:
1847 – Bram Stoker, Irish writer, author of Dracula
1900 – Margaret Mitchell, American writer, author of Gone with the Wind< /p>
1935 – Alain Delon, French theater and film actor, film director, screenwriter, producer, laureate of the Cesar Award
Angel Day is celebrated:
Anton, Athanasius, Vasily, Dmitry and Theophilus
And also on this day:
1895 — while experimenting with electricity, Wilhelm Roentgen discovered radiation , which he called X-rays. Subsequently, in honor of the scientist, it received the name X-ray
1903 – the invention of the electrocardiograph is reported in the Netherlands