Thursday, 23 November 2017

Holidays and red-letter days on 23 November of the calendar of Ukraine

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Autumn in the Berdyansk Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine. Autumn in the Berdyansk Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine. Photo: Borys Frenkel.

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.

23 November

• The Ukrainian composer, pianist, teacher and musician Viktor Kosenko was born (1896/11/23 – 1938/10/03).

• The Russian Orthodox Church condemned Hetman Ivan Mazepa (1708).

• Oleksander Ivchenko (1903/11/23 – 1968/07/01) – engineer, creator of turboprop aircraft engines, founder of Zaporizhzhya engineering design office «Progress» – was born.

• House-museum in honor of one of the first female pilots in the world Polina Osipenko was opened in the village of Novospasivka, Zaporizhzhia region (1968).

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