October 29, 2022: Longin Sotnik – what not to do today
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Today, according to ancient beliefs, it is better not to spend money and not bring new things into the house.
What happened on this day?
Today the Orthodox Church honors the memory of the martyr Longinus Sotnik. Among the people, he was considered a healer of eye diseases and a protector of houses from evil spirits. In the world October 29 is Stroke Day.
What can not be done on October 29?
► spending money
► bringing new things home
Folk beliefs and signs:
► In the old days, on this day, winter clothes were taken out into the morning frost; it was believed that sunlight, although short-lived, was healing, kind and expensive
1961 – Alexey Gorbunov, Ukrainian theater and film actor< /p>
Angel Day is celebrated by:
Viola, Dementy, Domnin, Eupraxia, Euphrosyne, Leonty, Longinus, Mal, Terenty
And also on this day:
1863 – at an international conference in Geneva (Switzerland) the International Red Cross was founded
1923 – the Republic of Turkey was proclaimed, and Mustafa Kemal ( later Atatürk) became its first president
1945 – first ballpoint pens went on sale in New York (57 years after receiving a patent)
1947 – dry ice is used for the first time to make rain
1969 – the first transmission of data between two computers on a network as part of the ARPANET project – the birth of the Internet
1998 – the oldest astronaut was launched into space in the United States – John Glenn (aged 77 years and 103 days)