February 20th

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January 24, 2022

February 20 is the 51st day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. There are 314 days left until the end of the year (315 days in leap years). Until October 15, 1582 - February 20 according to the Julian calendar, from October 15, 1582 - February 20 according to the Gregorian calendar. In the 20th and 21st centuries, it corresponds to February 7 in the Julian calendar.

Holidays and memorable days

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International

UN - World Day of Social Justice

National

Ukraine - Day of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred.

Religious

Catholicism

memory of Wulfric of Hazelbury; memory of Eleutherius of Tournes.

Orthodoxy

the memory of the Monk Parthenius, Bishop of Lampsaki (4th century); the memory of the Monk Luke of Greece (c. 946); the memory of the holy martyr Alexander Talyzin, presbyter (1938); the memory of the holy martyr Alexy Troitsky, presbyter (1942); the memory of the 1003 martyrs of Nicomedia (303); memory of the virgin of Mastridia; the memory of the Monk Aprion, Bishop of Cyprus; memory of Bishop Vigilius; the memory of the Monk Peter of Monemvasia; memory of the Monk Boniface Feofanovsky, Kiev (1871).

Name day

Catholic: Wulfric, Eleutherius. Orthodox: Agafangel, Alexander, Alexei, Avgul, Avdat, Aprion, Vigilius, Boniface, George, Luke, Mastridia, Parthenius, Peter, Serapion, Theopempt.

Events

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Until the 20th century

197 - The battle of Lugdun ended, in which Clodius Albinus was defeated by the troops of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus. 395 - The first convent was founded in Bethlehem. 1705 - Recruitment kits were first introduced in Russia by decree of Peter I. 1818 - in Moscow, on Red Square, the grand opening of the monument to Minin and Pozharsky took place. 1819 - establishment of St. Petersburg State University. 1831 - during the Polish uprising of 1830-1831, the battle of Wavre ended. 1864 - Battle of Olasti. 1872 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York.

XX century

1922 - The Vilna Seim adopted a resolution on the annexation of Vilnius and part of southeastern Lithuania to Poland. 1927 - The Krasny Putilovets plant produced the first batch of new tram cars for Leningrad. 1935 - Nikolsk-Ussuriysk was renamed Voroshilov, in honor of the Soviet military.

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