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HOLIDAYS FEBRUARY World over (1 -14 February )
1 February National Freedom Day in the U. S. A. ". . . There should be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude. . . " *This amendment was ratified on December 18, 1865, and the National Freedom Day was first marked by February 1, 1942, although at the time this festival has not yet been formally established. *Since then it has become a tradition to lay a wreath at the Liberty Bell - one of the symbols of independence and freedom in the United States. June 30, 1948, President Harry Truman signed the document, which was proclaimed the official celebration of National Freedom Day on 1 February.
2 February Day of military glory of Russia Victory Day Soviet troops over the Nazi invaders in the Battle of Stalingrad in 1943 200 days of the heroic defense of Stalingrad went down in history as the most bloody and cruel battle. In the defense of the city were killed and wounded more than seven hundred thousand Soviet soldiers and officers The Battle of Stalingrad was the largest land battle during the Second World War and one of the turning points in the course of hostilities, after which the German troops finally lost the strategic initiative.
3 February Foundation Day of the Communist Party of Vietnam Every year on February 3 in Vietnam celebrated Day of the Communist Party of Vietnam. In 1945, the party was officially disbanded, it was done to hide the communist party orientation. In 1951, the party resumed operations under a new name - the Party of Vietnam workers.
4 February World Day to Combat Cancer February 4 - is an annual event organized by the International Union against Cancer. The purpose of this day - to draw public attention to this global problem, recall how dangerous and prevalent now cancer. According to the World Health Organization, radiation therapy is required approximately 70% of cancer patients. On average, only 30% of patients in need of Russia receive radiation therapy
5 February Runeberg's Day in Finland Runeberg day - this national holiday in Finland. It is celebrated throughout the country on February 5 th birthday of the famous Finnish poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg
6 February Professional holiday, which is celebrated in many countries on February 6
7 February Opening the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi The motto of these major international sports competitions - "Hot. Winter. your "
8 February Day of Russian Science Decree of the Senate on the order of Peter I of Russia Academy of Sciences was founded. In 1925 it was renamed the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, and in 1991 - the Russian Academy of Sciences.
9 February Russian Civil Aviation Day Today Russia celebrates the Day of Civil Aviation. It was on this day in 1923 in our country has a fleet, whose tasks included carrying passengers traveling on business or personal matters, mail and all sorts of loads.
10 February Diplomatic Worker's Day Professional holiday diplomats celebrated annually in the Russian Federation on February 10, established by the Decree of the President.
11 February World Day of the Sick This event is intended more as a social move aimed at supporting people involved in the sad category of patients.
12 February Birthday of Abraham Lincoln Until the mid-1970 s on February 12 in most states of America celebrated the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, the 16 th President of the United States.
13 February World Radio Day - a young festival, it was celebrated for the first time only in 2012. A decision on its holding of UNESCO adopted in 2011.
14 February Day programmer 14 February - unofficial but widely celebrated in the professional world Day programmer. 14 February, 1946 in the scientific world and all concerned was demonstrated the first real working electronic computer ENIAC I