Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Today's name is: Albert, Albertina. Congratulations on your name day!
This is week: 35
Day of the year is: 242 of total 365 days.
Historical events this day: (from Wikipedia)
- 257 - Then Stephen I has passed it away August 2 is selected Sixtus II to Pope (this or the next day).3
- 1363 - Five-week battle at Poyang Lake begins.
- 1464 - Then Pius II has passed it away August 14th is selected Pietro Barbo to Pope and takes the name Paul II.
- 1721 – Peace in Nystad concluded between Sweden and Russia, which terminates Great Nordic War.
- 1813 – Battle of Kulm ends.
- 1839 – The ship “Mary Ann” under Captain Nils Werngren initiates it the first Swedish circumnavigation.
- 1914 – Battle of Tannenberg ends.
- 1922 – Battle of Dumlupınar ends.
- 1953 - One polio epidemic in Sweden has claimed forty victims.
- 1958 - Inaugurated Central Church, Västerås. The church formerly belonged to the Methodist congregation but as of July 4, 2011 Ecumenia Church.
- 1967 - The TV Serie The Forsyte saga has a Swedish premiere.
- 1982 - The Israeli siege of Beirut forces PLO To leave Lebanon
- 1999 - A majority of the inhabitants of East Timor vote yes to independence after 24 years of Indonesian occupation.