Sunday, June 21, marked the international day of yoga, the international day of skateboarding and the Day of canine units of MIA of Russia. This day is born French philosopher and writer Jean-Paul Sartre and died the Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

Yesterday, June 20, as he wrote “the Rambler”, was celebrated the world refugee day, world day of protection of elephants in zoos and developer of the mine and torpedo service of the Navy of Russia.

In the folk calendar of the Slavs on June 21 (old style) – Kolodezny. Kolodeznyi overturned the pan to find an underground water vein.

On 21 June the Russian-Swedish war (1788), the first Russian phone connection held in Nizhny Novgorod (1881), was assembled the first production car produced in Russia “Russo-Balt” (1909), in Moscow appeared the first taxi (1925), the world market came long playing records (1948), the first private spacecraft SpaceShipOne first reached space (2004).

21 Jun born French philosopher and writer Jean-Paul Sartre (1905), the poet Alexander Tvardovsky (1910), French writer Francoise Sagan (1935), actor Valery Zolotukhin (1941), the Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski (1948), mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin (1958), musician, founder of “Kino” Viktor Tsoi (1962), American film Director Lana Wachowski (1965), Prince William (1982), American singer Lana Del Rey (1985).

June 21 died, a French chemist who discovered hydrogen Perico, Louis thenard (1857), one of the discoverers of Antarctica, and the American Nathaniel Palmer (1877), Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1908), Soviet writer Lev Kassil (1970), Soviet footballer Ramaz Shengelia (2012).