Saturday, 09 December 2017

Holidays and red-letter days on 9 December of the calendar of Ukraine

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Dnipo River. Dnipo River. Photo: Joergen Deleuran.

Events and celebrations in the Ukrainian calendar year.

According to the Law of Ukraine, in cases where a public holiday falls on the weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the weekend is extended by one day.

Red marks the official holidays wich are days off.

Brown marks the official holidays which are working days.

Green marks the celebrations, which change date.

9 December

Borys Grinchenko was born (1863/12/09 – 1910/05/06) – author, lexicographer, translator and Ukrainist. The author of the first basic «Dictionary of the Ukrainian Language» (1907-1909), wrote many textbooks.

• Volodymyr, among people called Vasyl Romanyuk, was born (1925/12/09 – 1995/07/14) – Ukrainian religious figure, bishop of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the Kyiv Patriarchate 1993-1995, Archbishop entitled Patriarch in Kyiv and throughout Russia and Ukraine.

• The first phase of the Dnipo water pipeline was put into operation (1939).

• The Sport Palace was opened in Kyiv (1960).

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