We are the 38th day of the year and today we celebrate the Eugenies.
Saint Eugénie was born in Lille in 1825, died in Paris on February 7, 1871. She founded the Congregation of Helpers of the Souls in Purgatory.
Today is also the 3rd day of mobilization against the pension reform.
The sun rises one minute earlier, at 8:14 a.m., and sets two minutes later, at 5:56 p.m.
On the weather side, a bright sun is expected in the North and snow in the South-East.
1812: birth of the English writer Charles Dickens
1986: President for life Jean-Claude Duvalier leaves Haiti for exile
1992: signing of the Maastricht Treaty by the “Twelve” of the EEC
1999: death of King Hussein of Jordan
2005: British sailor Ellen MacArthur breaks the solo round the world sailing record in 71 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes and 33 seconds
2014: opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia
John Grisham, American writer born in 1955
Christine Angot, novelist born in 1959
Rémi Gaillard, comedian born in 1975
The saying of the day
"At Sainte-Eugénie, all sowing must be finished"