What holiday is today, October 7th, 2023 – what should you not do?

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Today you can’t fight and buy clothes.

What happened that day?

Today the Orthodox Church honors the memory of the martyrs Sergei and Bacchus. They lived in the Roman Empire in the 2nd century and were soldiers in the army of Caesar Galerius Maximian. Sergei and Bacchus held high positions and enjoyed respect and prestige until Caesar learned that they were Christians. For this the men were tortured and soon executed.

What not to do on October 7th:

  • argue;
  • Buy clothing;
  • lean back.

Folk beliefs and signs:

  • it is snowing – winter will come early;
  • the weather is clear – it will be warm for another three weeks;
  • A cloudy and pale moon means colder weather.

Angel Day is celebrated:

Demyan, Joseph, Leonty, Mark, Nikolai, Sergei, Julian.

And also on this day:

1806 – the first patent for copy paper was obtained in Great Britain;

1903 – Silver deposits are discovered in the province of Ontario (Canada);

1913 – for the first time in the world, at the Henry Ford plant in Detroit, the entire production process of automobile assembly begins according to a new technological scheme – on the assembly line;

1920 – the first hundred women were admitted to Oxford University;

1952 – received a patent for a barcode;

2001 – independent Ukraine’s first helicopter, AK1-3, takes off.



DevanCole is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. DevanCole joined Dailynationtoday in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: devancole@dailynationtoday.com.

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