blood donor Day, the Foundation of Sevastopol, the signing of the “Schengen agreement” and other events that occurred that day.

Important event for the entire Christian world occurred on 14 June, 325 in the city of Nicaea (modern Iznik, Turkey). Emperor Constantine I convened the first ever Ecumenical Council of churches, which lasted more than two months.

In the Cathedral was finally proclaimed secession from Judaism, a day off instead of Saturday became Sunday, was produced twenty canons, as well as the time of the celebration of Easter and adopted the Nicene creed.

on 14 June each year in different countries around the world celebrated world blood donor day. It was approved in may 2005 during the 58th session of the world health Assembly in Geneva. Date 14 June was not chosen by chance — on this day in 1868, was born an Austrian physician Karl Landsteiner, who discovered blood groups of man, and in 1930 received the Nobel prize.

In April 1783 by order of Catherine II, the Crimea Peninsula was brought under the jurisdiction of the Russian Empire. 14 Jun 1783 under the leadership of rear Admiral Foma Fomich Mackenzie on the site of the ancient city of Hersonissos on the Western shore of the South Bay began construction of the city and the military port of Akhtiar, which, on 21 February 1784 was renamed in Sevastopol (Greek — “majestic” or the “city of glory”).

Sevastopol became famous for the heroic defense in 1854-1855 during the Crimean war, and from 1941 to 1942 during the great Patriotic war. In 1965, Sevastopol was awarded the title of hero City.

June 14, 1897, by decree of Emperor Nicholas II approved the law “On the duration and distribution of working time in establishments factory industry”. After this decree the working day officially began to be no more than 11.5 hours, and at night or before holidays — 10 hours. In addition, the first Sunday was a day off. Hours were also declared 14 Christian holidays, which, however, was resolved not to take into account the work of other faiths.

June 14, 1975 in the Soviet Union was running an automatic space stations “Venera-10”. A few days before that “Venus-9”. These flights were the first in the history of space exploration completely successful by the expedition to Venus. With stations “Venera-9 and Venera-10” the planet managed SP��stith two of the research unit, to obtain the first images from the surface and conduct a number of unique orbital research.

on this day In 1985, in Schengen (Luxembourg) between Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France and Germany for the first time was signed the agreement on simplification passport & visa controls at the borders. The Treaty was called the “Schengen agreement”, which entered into force on 26 March 1995, with the updated composition of the participants — it was also joined by Spain and Portugal. The agreement ceased to exist on 1 may 1999, when it was replaced by the Schengen legislation of the European Union.