HeyA YEAR IN HISTORY – APRIL 24
1973 – A chamber orchestra was formed at the State Philharmonic Society of Tajikistan
2009 – Tajik President signs decree on democracy transition to energy saving light bulbs
2013 – A large fire broke out in the Farovon market in the city of Kurgan-Tube
2018 – Former Tajprombank chief Jamshed Ziyaev has been taken into custody and later charged under two articles of the Penal Code of the Republic of Tajikistan.
2019 – Rustam Emomali was elected the new president of CAFA (Central Asian Football Federation).
2019 – Dilshod Nazarov became a five-time Asian champion.
2020 – Amonatbank has launched a special deposit to attract deposits from fellow citizens living abroad.
1923 – The honored artist of Tajikistan Ikbol Tabarova was born.
1928 – Shumkor Odinabekov, People’s Hafiz of Tajikistan, was born.
1950 – Yusuf Akhmedov, former MP, President of Bodom JSC, was born
IMPORTANT EVENTS OF APRIL 24
Today Easter for Orthodox Christians. The date of the event is unique for each year. In 2022, this is April 24th. Easter – the biggest and brightest Christian holiday.
The Easter service starts at midnight from Saturday to Sunday. During the Easter holidays, the breaking of the fast begins after a great Lent, and the main features of the festive table are the colored eggs, the Easter cake and Easter (a sweet dish with cottage cheese with raisins).
A painted egg (before it was just red eggs) is a symbol of the world, painted with the blood of Jesus Christ and through it was reborn into a new life. Kulich (high bread from rich dough) is a symbol of the body of the Lord, in which the faithful must participate. By the way, all this Easter food is sanctified in the church the day before – on Holy Saturday.
The Easter holiday takes place every year on different days of the month and the time of its celebration “passes” depending on its date, but it always falls on a Sunday. All the holidays associated with the Easter calendar (and these are Poor Sunday, Easter, Ascension and Trinity) also change their date and are called rolling or moving.
Today International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peaceestablished by a resolution of the United Nations General Assembly with the aim of disseminating any initiatives for the benefit of peace and peaceful means of resolving conflicts of various levels and natures.
The UN calls on all states to properly mark this day and to explain, inter alia, through education and public awareness activities, the benefits of multilateralism and diplomacy for peace.
April 24 is celebrated International Youth Solidarity Day, which serves as an occasion to draw the attention of government agencies, society and the media to the problems of youth.
The celebration was first celebrated in 1957 and the date for the Day was set to coincide with the final meeting of the 1955 Asian-African Bandung Conference.
It is believed that the union of efforts for the future of children makes it possible to strengthen society’s control over the observance of young people’s rights, helps to increase the organization and creative activity of young people in the implementation of its economic, social, scientific, technical and moral problems. society, strengthen the continuity of generations, law and order.
By the way, the youth of the planet has several “own” holidays, including national ones. For example, the youth of Tajikistan celebrate their day on May 23rd.
It is celebrated today World Twin Cities Day. The date of the event is unique for each year. In 2022, this date is April 24th. The day is celebrated every year on the last Sunday of April by decision of the World Federation of Twin Cities, founded in 1957.
The first agreement of friendship and cooperation between the cities of the anti-Hitler allied countries was signed in 1942 between the Soviet Stalingrad and the English Coventry – cities that were almost completely destroyed during World War II.
In 1962, at the initiative of the World Federation of Twin Cities, it was decided to celebrate World Twin Cities Day every year since 1963, on the last Sunday in April.
Today World Laboratory Animal Day, founded by the International Association Against Pain Animal Experiments in 1979 and supported by the UN.
Among the most commonly used animals in experiments are mice, rabbits, monkeys and dogs. Every year, hundreds of representatives of these species die in the laboratories. In addition, the animals are used for the training of future doctors and veterinarians.
The purpose of this day is to draw the public’s attention to the problems of “our little brothers”, doomed to experiments, and to remind them that there are alternative medicine, cosmetics, household chemicals and personal hygiene products.
Today Birthday soda. On April 24, 1833, carbonated water was patented in the United States. The world owes this “invention” to the British chemist, theologian and philosopher Joseph Priestley, who discovered one of the properties of carbon dioxide, which made it possible to create carbonated water.
Today, we see the consequences of Priestley’s discovery on a daily basis. The world-famous Coca-Cola Company was the first to think of using Joseph Priestley’s invention for commercial purposes.
222 years ago The Library of Congress was established. It was founded on April 24, 1800 as a reference section for legislators, but soon evolved into a national institution.
Today it is the national library of the United States and functions as a powerful bibliographic center and as an American copyright organization.
The library is located in Washington DC. Its building occupies 265,000 meters on the hill of the Capitol. The length of its shelves is 865.5 kilometers. And in the main hall, which is 50 meters high from the floor to the dome, there are more than 45,000 reference books and tables for 250 readers.
In total, the library collection contains about 120 million books and magazines, 12 million photographs, nearly 5 million geographical maps, 57 million pages of manuscripts, as well as scores and music recordings, films and television programs.
WEATHER FORECAST APRIL 24
In the Sughd area – Cloudy with halls, in places with occasional rain, thunderstorm. West wind with transition to east 5-10 m / s. Temperature: in the lowlands 10-15 warm at night, 23-28 warm during the day, in the mountains 3-8 warm at night, 11-16 warm during the day.
In the Khatlon area – Cloudy with occasional showers, thunderstorms in some areas, thunderstorms, strong in suburban areas. West wind with transition to east 4-9 m / s, in some areas strengthened to 13-18 m / s. Temperature: in the lowlands 12-17 heat at night, heat 23-28 during the day, in the foothills 8-13 heat at night, 17-22 heat during the day.
In the Gorno-Badajsan Autonomous Region – Cloudy with clear skies, west of GBAO in some areas with rain, east of GBAO in some areas with precipitation (rain, snow at night). West wind with transition to east 4-9 m / s. Temperature: in the west of GBAO at night 5-10 warm, during the day 17-22 warm, in the east of GBAO at night 1-6 frost, during the day 8-13 warm.
By areas of democratic subordination – Cloudy with clear skies, rain in some areas, thunderstorm, strong in the mountains. West wind with transition to east 4-9 m / s, in some areas stronger up to 10-15 m / s. Temperature: in the lowlands 8-13 warm at night, 22-27 warm during the day, in the mountains 5-10 warm at night, 15-20 warm during the day.
In the city of Dushanbe – Cloudy with clear skies, rain, thunderstorms. West wind 4-9 m / s. Temperature: 10-12 heat at night, 22-24 heat during the day.
In the city of Khujand – Partly cloudy, with occasional rain, thunderstorm. West wind 5-10 m / s. Temperature: 13-15 heat at night, 25-27 heat during the day.
In the city of Bokhtar – Partly cloudy, with occasional rain, thunderstorm. West wind 3-8, sometimes stronger up to 10-15 m / s. Temperature: 15-17 heat at night, 24-26 heat during the day.
In the city of Khorog – Partly cloudy with occasional rain. West wind 4-9 m / s. Temperature: 7-9 warm at night, 17-19 warm during the day.
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