World Technology Day for the Future – what other significant dates and important events in the history of Ukraine and the world are celebrated on May 14.
May 14: what holiday is today / Photo: Pixabay
What is the national and Orthodox holiday for Ukrainians on May 14, 2022? Who celebrates their birthdays? In addition, we talk about international, national and state holidays, important events that have taken place in history, as well as the main signs of this day.
What day is today, May 14
- World Migratory Bird Day
– ecological date, which is celebrated twice a year – on the second Saturday of May and October, in order to increase people’s knowledge about migratory birds, their habitats and ways of movement.
- World Fair Trade Day
– held on the second Saturday of May with the aim of bringing trade to international standards.
Birthdays May 14
Angel Day is celebrated today: Gerasim, Efim, Ignat, Makar, Nina, Tamara.
What is the church holiday today
Icon of the Mother of God “Unexpected Joy” / Photo: Pinterest
On May 14, the Orthodox Church honors the memory of the Prophet Jeremiah, Hieromartyr Macarius, Metropolitan of Kyiv, Martyrs of Athos: Euthymius, Ignatius and Akakiy, Martyr Vata the Persian. Celebration of the Icon of the Mother of God “Unexpected Joy”.
On May 14, the people revered Yeremey Zapashnik. It was a time of active work on plowing and sowing fields. The peasants prayed for help to the saint and believed that the prophet Jeremiah himself helps those who pray to him.
Signs for May 14
- a clear day on Yeremeya – the same weather will be during the harvest;
- the sky at sunrise is clear – by the hot summer;
- ants fuss on Yeremey – the next month will be rainy.
- no one can lend anything, otherwise there will be no harvest.
Interesting and important events in Ukraine and the world on May 14
- 1878 – The name “Vaseline” is patented in the United States as a trademark.
- 1948 – The Israeli Declaration of Independence is signed and the State of Israel is established.
- 1975 – Kiev “Dynamo” won the UEFA Cup Cup for the first time.
Who was born on May 14
- 1627 – Petro Doroshenko, Ukrainian hetman.
- 1871 – Vasily Stefanyk, Ukrainian writer.
- 1944 – George Lucas, American film director, producer and screenwriter
- 1975 – Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, Ukrainian politician, musician, leader of the Ocean Elzy group.
- 1984 – Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook.
Earlier we published the lunar calendar for May 2022: favorable and dangerous days. You can also look at the Orthodox calendar for May 2022 to find out what church holidays and fasts are celebrated.