June 23, 2022 – Thursday. 120th day of Russia’s war against Ukraine. 174th day of the year. What is today, June 23, a holiday in the church calendar and what socially important events in Ukraine and the world happened on this day, read in the material of TSN.ua.
What a day today in Ukraine and the world
June 23 – Civil Service Day in Ukraine. The event was launched by President Leonid Kuchma on April 4, 2003. The date coincides with the UN Civil Service Day. The purpose of the event is to draw the attention of the society in Ukraine to the important contribution of the civil service to the development of the country.
Also June 23 – International Olympic Day. You do not need to be an athlete or set any records to participate in this event. It was introduced in honor of the return of the Olympic Movement to the world through the establishment of the International Olympic Committee.
And on June 23 – UN Civil Service Day. The event was launched in December 2002. Its purpose is to draw the attention of member states to the important role of public administration in development.
June 23 – International Women’s Day in Engineering. The event was launched by the Society of Women Engineers of Great Britain in 2014. And in 2016, UNESCO joined the celebration. The main purpose of this day is to draw attention to the contribution of women to engineering.
Also June 23 – International Widows’ Day. The event was launched by the United Nations on December 21, 2010. Its main purpose is to draw attention to the problems facing widows and their children.
June 23 is a holiday in the church calendar today
June 23 in the church calendar – Remembrance Day of the Holy Martyr Timothy of Prussia. He was a devout Christian and lived in the IV century in the city of Prussia. His life coincided with the reign of the cruel Emperor Julian the Apostate, who is known for his shameful treatment of Christians. Timothy was arrested. He was intimidated, but he continued to spread the Word of God among the Gentiles. Julian became angry and ordered the execution of the holy martyr. It happened in 362.
Memorable dates are June 23
Calendar of important events in Ukraine and the world for today, June 23:
- 1868 – Christopher Scholes of Wisconsin obtains a typewriter patent;
- 1917 – at the II All-Ukrainian Military Congress in Kyiv, the First Universal of the Ukrainian Central Rada was proclaimed;
- 1940 – French General Charles de Gaulle announces the establishment of the French National Committee in London;
- 1941 – the largest tank battle in history begins in the Lutsk-Rivne-Dubno-Brody area (ended on June 29);
- 1961 – The Treaty on the Peaceful Scientific Use of Antarctica, signed in 1959, enters into force;
- 1987 – Serhiy Bubka sets a world record in pole vault (6 m 3 cm);
- 1990 – the return of Crimean Tatars to the Homeland begins;
- 2001 – a three-day official visit of Pope John Paul II to Ukraine begins;
- 2016 – In a referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU, a majority of its members (52% with a turnout of 72%) vote for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union (so-called “Brexit”).
Birthday: how to name a child born on June 23
What are today’s birthdays: Alexey, Alexander, Gerasim, Vasily, Ilya, Ignatius, Innocent, Makar, Kuzma, Paul, Nicholas, Timothy, Tatiana, Antonina, Anna.
June 23 were born:
- 1874 – Ukrainian bibliologist, bibliographer Bohdan Bodnarsky;
- 1931 – Ukrainian film director, screenwriter Hryhoriy Kokhan.
Weather for June 23
On June 23 in Kyiv the weather is cloudy, in the morning rain is possible, which will weaken by noon. In Lviv, it will be cloudy with no precipitation. In Kharkiv, the weather is cloudy, rain is possible at night, but no precipitation is expected from the morning. In Odessa, cloudy weather, no precipitations.
The air temperature in Kyiv is +20 during the day and +15 at night. In Lviv +22 during the day and +10 at night. In Kharkiv +22 during the day and +12 at night. In Odessa +23 during the day and +15 at night.