A DAY IN HISTORY – APRIL 18
1998 – Emomali Rahmon was elected chairman of the People’s Democratic Party of Tajikistan.
2003- The Government of the Republic of Tajikistan has adopted a resolution on additional measures to implement the law “On the amnesty of citizens in connection with the money laundering”.
2010 – For the first time, two Tajiks rode their bicycles around the world.
2016 – The US State Department has for the first time included Tajikistan in the list of countries where religious freedoms are violated.
2019 – The mayor of Dushanbe Rustam Emomali signed a decision on the establishment of the “Fund for the Development of the Capital of Tajikistan”.
BIRTHDAY – APRIL 18
1914 – Foteh Niyazi was born, a writer of a front line soldier, awarded the A. Rudaki State Prize.
1927 – The writer, playwright Azam Sidqi was born.
1938 – Born Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor Bozor Nazriev.
1963 – Famous Tajik politician Sukhrob Sharipov was born.
IMPORTANT EVENTS ON APRIL 18
April 18 is celebrated every year around the world. International Day of Monuments and Historic Sites.
This day, also known as World Heritage Day, was established in 1982 by the Assembly of the International Council for the Protection of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), established by UNESCO.
The festival has been celebrated since 1984 in order to draw the public’s attention to the protection and preservation of the world cultural heritage. It also provides an opportunity to learn more about the diversity of world heritage and the forces at work to protect and preserve it.
Like today 120 years ago For the first time in the world, a fingerprint was used to identify a criminal. It happened in Denmark.
Fingerprinting is a method of recognizing the personality of a person with fingerprints, based on the uniqueness of the skin pattern, ie each person has a separate nipple pattern. They do not change during life and are restored after skin lesions in their original form.
Today, fingerprinting allows you to use only a fingerprint instead of a password for authentication, thus ensuring the reliable protection of your digital information and confidential data.
April 18, 1906 The quake destroyed part of San Francisco. At 05:11 local time the first hit was heard. Many people woke up from this. Moments later, a second blow followed – the most powerful and devastating.
After him there was a whole series of strokes, but already weaker.
A terrible noise and creaking from buildings that exploded swept the streets. From the underground collision, which lasted only 40 seconds, the high-rise buildings escalated, the lanes developed. The magnitude of the quake was estimated at 8.3 on the Richter scale. Within seconds, the beautiful city was reduced to burning rubble.
Like today 99 years ago in the USSR, the Moscow sports company “Dynamo” was created. – was created as an organization that provides opportunities for sports to security and law enforcement officials.
Throughout the history of the Company, its full official name has changed several times, but the short one – “Dynamo” – never. In 1926, the famous Dynamo emblem appeared – a white rhombus, enclosing the letter “D”.
Today, the Public-State Association “Pan-Russian Society of Physical Culture and Sports Dynamo” has 80 regional branches. In addition, Dynamo is not only hockey and football clubs, but also basketball, water polo, volleyball, handball, motor sports, boxing, tennis …
Every year on April 18, a large group of radio fans around the world celebrate their “professional” vacation – world radio amateur day. It all started with the fact that on this day in 1925 the International Amateur Radio Association was founded in Paris.
It is believed that most of the radio technologies we use without thinking in our daily lives were first explored by radio amateurs. This is especially true for mobile phones.
It is celebrated today World Juggler Day. This occupation was known to the world in antiquity. At the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Khnumhotep II in Beni Hasan, archaeologists discovered a relief image of girls juggling balls. It was 2000 years before our time. The ancient Greek historian Xenophon wrote about a Syracusan dancer who juggled 12 rings and the Chinese Lan Xi was able to handle seven swords at once.
Once upon a time, those who knew how to do magic began to be persecuted as magicians, as this did not fit the rules of the Christian church. It was not until the end of the 18th century, with the advent of the first true circus, that magic finally “legalized”. To date, there are several hundred juggling clubs, the International Juggling Association and the World Juggling Federation have been created.
WEATHER FORECAST FOR APRIL 18
In the Sughd region – Partly cloudy, with no rainfall. East wind with a transition to the west 4-9 m / s, in some areas stronger up to 15-20 m / s. Temperature: in the lowlands 12-17 warm at night, 28-33 warm during the day, in the mountains 5-10 warm at night, 17-22 warm during the day.
In the Khatlon area – Partly cloudy, with no rainfall. East wind with a transition to the west 4-9 m / s, in some areas intensified to 15-20 m / s, gloom. Temperature: in the lowlands 13-18 warm at night, 22-27 warm during the day, at the foot 9-14 warm at night, 24-29 warm during the day.
In the Gorno-Badajsan Autonomous Region – Partly cloudy, with no rainfall. East wind with transition to west 4-9 m / s. Temperature: in WGBAO at night 6-11 warm, in the day 18-23 hot, in VGBAO at night -4 + 1, in the day 9-14 hot.
In areas of democratic affiliation – Partly cloudy, with no rain. East wind with transition to west 4-9 m / s. Temperature: in the lowlands 12-17 warm at night, 21-26 warm during the day, in the mountains 8-13 warm at night, 22-27 warm during the day.
In the city of Dushanbe – Partly cloudy, with no rainfall. East wind with transition to west 4-9 m / s. Temperature: 12-14 heat at night, 24-26 heat during the day.
In the city of Khujand – Partly cloudy, with no rainfall. East wind with transition to west 4-9, sometimes stronger up to 13-18 m / s. Temperature: 14-16 heat at night, 26-28 heat during the day.
In the city of Bokhtar – Partly cloudy, with no rainfall. East wind with passage to west 4-9, sometimes stronger up to 10-15 m / s, gust. Temperature: 15-17 heat at night, 25-27 heat during the day.
In the city of Khorog – Partly cloudy, with no rainfall. East wind with transition to west 4-9 m / s. Temperature: 7-9 warm at night, 21-23 warm during the day.
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