June 4: what a holiday today – history and traditions

4 июня: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

All holidays in different countries and in the Orthodox Church this day..

International day of innocent children victims of aggression

During a social session on the question of Palestine, the UN General Assembly was very shocked at how many innocent Palestinian and Lebanese children victims of Israel’s acts of aggression. Therefore, through its resolution decided every year to celebrate this day as international day of innocent children victims of aggression. The date was chosen because it is the anniversary of the first Israeli air RAID on Beirut in 1982. In time he killed many civilians, including children.

Jari Wet, Trojan

This Tribula day, the holiday when spring ends and summer begins, it was believed that Yarily Spring replaces Trively Dazhdbog. Also a day dedicated to the victory God of a Trojan over the Black Serpent. This day commemorated the ancestors and created the charms from all the bad that can make the mermaids or the lost souls of the dead. Night women opahivanie the village to protect themselves from the impure forces.

Day of the Finnish defence forces

This is the official flag day in Finland in honor of the birthday of Marshal Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim. Day became a national holiday in 1942. Carl Mannerheim was a statesman and a military leader, Marshal and President of Finland from 1944 to 1946. In honor of the celebration held a military parade, and especially distinguished military award and awarded the rank. Also hang the national Flag of Finland.

Orthodox holidays:

  • The day of memory of Martyr Basilisk.
  • Martyr John-Vladimir, a Serbian Prince.
  • Week 6th after Easter.


The Basilisk was called a mythical creature which has the head of a rooster, a trunk and eyes toads and tail of a snake. Although sometimes it was more like a dragon. In the middle ages believed that they do exist and can kill with a glance. Our ancestors believed that the Basilisk hatches from the egg, which demolished 15 Jan seven year old cock. So today I tried to boil eggs only hard boiled. And the girls was the custom to weave wreaths of birch branches and throw them into the river. If he drowned, it’s bad luck. If in this day a lot of gadflies and so will a lot of cucumbers this year.

Folk omens on June 4

Name day on this day

Vladimir, Daniel, Zahar, Ivan, Makar, Michael, Paul, Sophia, Thaddeus, Theodore, Jacob.

4 июня: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

4 июня: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

4 июня: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции