On Tuesday, June 23, marked public service Day United Nations, international Olympic day and day of the Balalaika. In this day born poet Anna Akhmatova died the artist Viktor Vasnetsov.

The day before, on June 22 I wrote “the Rambler”, the anniversary of the great Patriotic war celebrated the Day of memory and sorrow in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.

In the folk calendar of the Slavs, June 23 (old style) – Timothy. This day waiting for signs.

Jun 23, in Spain the victim of bullfighting became the first Matador (1771 year), in Belgium patented the saxophone (1846), in the United States ended with the Civil war (1865), in Paris founded the international Olympic Committee (1894), the first heroes of the Soviet Union received awards in the Kremlin (1934), the premiere of the film “Forrest Gump” (1994), the world’s first transplanted cells of the human brain (1998), the British voted to secede from the European Union (2016).

23 June was the first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte Josephine (1763), poet Anna Akhmatova (1889), the English mathematician Alan Turing (1912), journalist Alexander Lyubimov (1962), singer Valery Meladze (1965), French football player and coach Zinedine Zidane (1972).

June 23 died, a French fortune-teller Marie Lenormand (1843), painters Karl Bryullov (1852) and Viktor Vasnetsov (1926), writer and musician Boris vian (1959), who plays Lieutenant Columbo, Peter Falk (2011).