October 12, 2022: Theophan the Merciful – what not to do today
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Today, according to ancient beliefs, small money cannot be counted – this will lead to the absence of large ones. It is also not recommended to wash your hair and play cards.
What happened on this day?
On October 12, the Orthodox Church commemorates Saints Theophan the Merciful and Cyriacus the Hermit. It used to be that today at midnight you should look at the stars – they heal a person with their blessed light.
In the world, October 12 is celebrated as the day of the fight against arthritis, the day of migratory birds, the day of the Spanish language.
What not to do on October 12th?
► play cards
► put up a fence
► pick up small coins
► wash your hair
Folk beliefs and signs:
► Theophan threw a caftan on the sun
► in ancient times, good light was expected from the stars this night
► on this day, gray fogs hang: the peasants said: “Maremyan's sadness is woven from the fog”
► fog in the evening – to warm weather
► if the sky is starry, then autumn will be dry, and next year – fruitful
1935 – Luciano Pavarotti, Italian opera singer (tenor), winner of the Grammy Award and other awards< /p>
Angel Day is celebrated by:
Agricola, Alfred, Gaveddai, Dada, Kazdoya, Cyprian, Cyriacus, Petronius and Theophanes
And also on this day:
1492 – the expedition of Christopher Columbus reached the island of San Salvador. This is considered the official date of the “discovery of America”
1810 – the first Oktoberfest: The inhabitants of Munich are invited to celebrate the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen
1931 – the opening and consecration of the statue of the Savior on on the top of the Corcovado hill, which is considered the symbol of Rio de Janeiro
1971 – the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” premiered on Broadway
1999 – the 6 billionth inhabitant of the Earth was born in Sarajevo