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Amazing Facts - July 19

July 19 2008
11:00

July 19, 1485 Italian master Antonio Fryazin laid on the Moscow River oldest of the towers of the Kremlin - Taynitskuyu. The tower has a very long and complicated history: in the last years of the XV century, Ivan III conceived a great restructuring of the towers and walls of the Kremlin.

Italian architect Antonio Fryazin (Antonio Dzhilardi) arrived in Moscow in 1469 as part of Formation of the Polish Cardinal Bessarion to prepare the marriage of Ivan III and Sophia Palaeologus. It was this architect laid Taynitskuyu Kremlin tower - first used for the construction of a brick fortress. This innovation was the beginning of universal renovation of the Kremlin. Later, in 1770 - 1771, respectively, in connection with the construction of the Kremlin Palace on the draft VI Bazhenov, Taynitskuyu tower was dismantled but later reinstated.

During the War of 1812, during the retreat of Napoleon's army from the Kremlin, the tower hit by the blast, but was soon rebuilt again. Now Taynitskaya Tower of Moscow Kremlin is regarded as one of its attractions.

July 19, 1695 in the UK in the popular book "How to improve the economy and trade," published first wedding announcement. The first note reads: "A gentleman 30 years old, declares that he has a great state, wants to marry a young lady with the state of about 3 000 pounds and is ready to sign on this account the relevant contract. "

The second ad enticed girls as follows: "A young man 25 years old, having a profitable business, whose father is ready to allot 1,000 pounds, would have willingly entered into a marriage, corresponding to its position. Parents raised him in faith, and it differs sober behavior. " Responded to someone on these calls - It is not known.

19 July 1908 at London's St Paul's Cathedral, the bishop blesses opening in Britain's Olympic Games, said the legendary phrase: "The main thing - not to win but to participate", which became the motto of the Olympic Games of modern times.

July 19, 1981 in South Africa, an explosion that destroyed the tallest building. The most high chimney, which was destroyed by the explosion, had pipe plant "Matla" Creel Town, South Africa. Her height was 275 meters.

July 19, 1990 was examined by the smallest adult in the world. These are (very young), of which there is objective evidence is Gal Mohammed (born 1957) from New Delhi, India.

According to a survey conducted in the hospital, "Ram Manohar, New Delhi, India, its growth was 57 cm and weighs 17 kilograms.

Release prepared by Max K * - based on encyclopedias and other public sources.

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