January 27: what a holiday today

27 января: какой сегодня праздник

January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Until the end of the year is 338 days (339 days in leap years).

Every year on 27 January is celebrated as the international day of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust. Memorial day was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 1 November 2005. The initiators of the adoption of the document by Israel, Canada, Australia, Russia, Ukraine, USA, and co-sponsors – more than 90 countries.

The date 27 January was chosen because on this day liberated Auschwitz concentration camp (the current territory of Poland).

The first international day of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust was celebrated worldwide in 2006. However, some countries celebrated the day before.

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has called this date a reminder about the General importance of the lessons of the Holocaust – of this unprecedented manifestation of evil that you can’t just leave in the past and oblivion.

On the last Sunday of January the world celebrates the international day without Internet (International Internet-Free Day). This year the holiday falls on January 27.

Unusual date proposed to introduce a “British Institute for social inventions,” in the beginning “zero”, as opposed to the International day of the Internet.

The main purpose of the holiday is not just to offer people to leave the network, and to show the beauty and diversity of the real world and the possibility of live communication.

Angel’s day January 27: Adam, Andrew, Benjamin, David, Ivan, Ilya, Joseph, mark, Nina, Paul, Sergey, Stefan.

On 27 January the Orthodox believers revere the memory of the enlightener of Georgia, equal to the apostles Nina.

Also ask about signs on January 27, what not to do in the day of Saint Nino.