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Christianity split after the meeting of spheres of influence

July 16 2009

According to the chronicles, July 16, 1054 ended talks on spheres of influence and a number of theological issues that were Rome and Constantinople. Envoy of Pope Leo IX, Cardinal Humbert laid on the altar of the Cathedral of St. Sofia papal bull of anathema to the Patriarch of Constantinople Michael Krulariya. The patriarch, in turn, cursed the messenger and all the members of his delegation. As a result, the Christian church split into two branches: the Catholic and Orthodox.

16 July 1950 to look at the football game attracted a record number of fans. Game in the World Cup - qualifier between Brazil and Uruguay - in the stadium "Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, came to watch 199 000 854 fans.

July 16, 1990 was shown a unique culinary trick - in the nomination "Opening of oysters." A certain Mike Rezh in 2 minutes 20.07 seconds to open 100 oysters. Record was made in Invercargill, New Zealand.

16 July 2000 of its maximum possible value - 107 minutes - the time has reached a full lunar eclipse. The eclipse of the sun is not so durable - the maximum possible duration of a solar eclipse is 7 minutes 31 seconds. The longest of the recent eclipses (7 min 8 sec) occurred June 20, 1955 to the west of the Philippine Islands, although it occurred in heavy clouds, making monitoring.

July 16, 2186 in the center of the Atlantic should happen eclipse duration of 7 min 29 sec. As is known, the duration of the eclipse can be increased to observe it from the air. For example, June 30, 1973 passengers a transatlantic airliner Concorde en route from Toulouse, France, in the Republic of Chad, were able to observe a total eclipse of the sun from 10.51 to 12.05 GMT, ie, 1 hour 14 minutes.

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