May 4, 2022 – this day in history, major events

May 4, 2022 – Wednesday. 70th day of the war between Russia and Ukraine. 124th day of the year.

What day is it today in Ukraine and the world

May 4th is International Firefighters Day . The work of firefighters is rightly considered one of the most dangerous in the world, because often they themselves become victims of the flames. That is why this profession has long been included in the list of heroic and noble ones. International Firefighters Day was created in 1999.

And May 4th is Folding Umbrella Birthday . This accessory has become very popular and is traditionally used by people around the world as rain protection. However, at first umbrellas were created to protect from the sun’s rays. The first complex design of this accessory appeared on May 4, 1969.

Also May 4 is Anti-Bullying Day ( or Pink Shirt Day). The event was announced by the UN in 2012 to show that bullying (weed) is a real problem and a disaster that can lead to unpredictable consequences.

May 4 – Day of short people . This is a rather unusual date, because it is very important to convey to society that you should not laugh at short people, because they can reach extraordinary heights in various fields.

May 4 is also World Generosity Day . All the activities of this day are aimed at awakening in people a very important quality of character – generosity. At the same time, you can be generous not only materially, but spiritually.

May 4th is also Star Wars Day . This is a very important date for true connoisseurs of the cult space saga.

May 4 – what holiday is today in the church calendar

May 4 is the day of memory of the holy martyr Januarius and those who are with him / commons.wikimedia.org

May 4 in the church calendar is the day of memory of the holy martyr Januarius and those who are with him . He was the first bishop of Benevento. He died in 305, but the date of birth is unknown. By the time of his death, Saint Januarius was only 30 years old. It happened during the reign of Emperor Diocletian, who worshiped idols and tortured Christians. When the deacon Sosius was arrested, Bishop Januarius, together with the reader Feustus and the deacon Desiderius, came to visit him. There they were all seized, tortured, and tried to force them to renounce their faith. However, they did not give up, for which they were beheaded.

Memorable dates May 4

Calendar of important events in Ukraine and the world for today, May 4:

  • 1838 – Taras Shevchenko was redeemed from serfdom by cultural figures;
  • 1848 – Constituent Assembly opens in France;
  • 1878 – Thomas Alva Edison first demonstrates the phonograph, which he himself invented, at the opera house;
  • 1904 – The United States receives the Panama Canal Zone in perpetual possession;
  • 1904 – in England, Henry Royce and Charles Rolls begin the production of cars under the name “Rolls-Royce”;
  • 1915 – the battle for Mount Makovka ends, which lasted almost a week;
  • 1979 – Margaret Thatcher becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain and the first female Prime Minister of Great Britain;
  • 1986 – the evacuation zone around Chernobyl is increased to 30 kilometers.

Name days: how to name a child born on May 4

What are the name days today: Proculus, Januarius, Theodore, Eutychius, Alexei, Dionysius, Ivan, Maximilian, Nikolai.

May 4th were born:

  • 1852 – the prototype of the character Alice from Lewis Carroll’s book “Alice in Wonderland” Alice Liddell;
  • 1889 – Ukrainian opera singer Maria Tesseyr-Donets;
  • 1890 – Ukrainian writer, art theorist Nikolai Burliuk;
  • 1950 – Ukrainian sculptor Evgeny Iosifovich Prokopov;
  • 1988 – Ukrainian freestyler Alexander Abramenko.

Weather on May 4

On May 4, in Kyiv, clouds will last almost all day in the sky, dissipating only in the evening, without precipitation. In Lviv it is cloudy, without precipitation. In Kharkiv, the weather is clear until the second half of the day, then the sky will be covered with clouds, light rain is possible in the afternoon. In Odessa it is cloudy, without precipitation.

The air temperature in Kyiv is +16 during the day and +10 at night. In Lviv +16 during the day and +7 at night. In Kharkov +18 during the day and +8 at night. In Odessa +17 during the day and +10 at night.

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