We are the 34th day of the year and we celebrate Saint-Blaise.
This medical bishop was born and died in Armenia in the 4th century.
He was beheaded on the order of Agricola who wanted him to apostatize, performing miracles.
The sun rises one minute earlier at 8:20 a.m. and sets two minutes later at 5:50 p.m.
In terms of weather, the sun will be dominant over the entire southern half.
1468: death of Gutenberg, inventor of the printing press
1962: maiden voyage of the liner France between Le Havre and New York
1966: first moon landing of a Soviet probe, Luna 9
1975: death of the Egyptian singer Oum Kalsoum
1986: attack on the Claridge shopping mall on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
Eight injured, five seriously
1998: A low-flying US military plane cuts the cable of a cable car in Cavalese, a ski resort in the Dolomites.
2006: a thousand dead in the sinking of the Egyptian ferry
Al Salam 98
in the Red Sea
2009: last journey of the former aircraft carrier Clémenceau, which left the military port of Brest to join a dismantling site in the northeast of England
2009: Iran places in orbit its first satellite called Omid (Hope)
2012: life sentence of Douch, ex-boss of Phnom Penh prison under the Cambodian Khmer Rouge regime
2019: visit of Pope Francis to the United Arab Emirates, the first head of the Catholic Church to set foot in the Arabian Peninsula, the cradle of Islam
2021: French administrative justice seized by NGOs bringing together more than two million citizens judges the French State "
" for shortcomings in the fight against climate change
Paul Auster, American writer born in 1947
Stéphane Le Foll, politician born in 1960
Vincent Elbaz, actor born in 1971
The saying of the day
In front of Saint-Blaise, everything calms down.