May 21 is rich in professional holidays.
On this day, inventors, military translators and Navy employees are especially proud of their profession.
In addition, the faithful celebrate the day of the Apostle John the Theologian, who is the patron of authors, publishers and editors.
And this is not the whole list of holidays falling on the 21st.
Day of the Pacific Fleet
On May 21, the Day of the PacificFleet. The date was not chosen by chance: on that day in 1731 the Senate "For the protection of lands, sea trade routes and crafts" established the Okhotsk military port and the Okhotsk military flotilla. It was Russia's first naval unit in the Pacific Ocean. The holiday was introduced in 1999 by the order of the commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy.
At present, the Russian Pacific Fleet provides military security of the state in the Asia-Pacific region.
Day of the military translator
Another equally important professionalA holiday celebrated on the 21st day - the Day of the Military Translator. This profession, which existed in the Russian army for centuries, was legalized only in 1929, when Iosif Unshlikht, deputy chairman of the Revolutionary Military Council of the USSR and People's Commissar for Military and Naval Affairs, signed an order "On establishing the rank for the commander of the Red Army Military Interpreter."
To commemorate the commemorative date began in 2000, the initiators were the members of the Club of Graduates of VIII (Military Institute of Foreign Languages).
Inventory Day, also known as DayWorkers of the BTI (abbreviation of the phrase "Bureau of Technical Inventory"), is celebrated throughout the country since 1999. It should be noted that unofficially it is celebrated for several decades, and it has already formed some traditions and customs. The history of the Soviet inventory began on May 21, 1927 with the adoption of the Resolution "On the Approval of the Regulations on the Inventory of Property of Local Soviets."
Inventory is an inventory of the available property. The profession of an inventory is one of the most socially useful.
The holiday was established by the resolution of the Board of the Federative Union of Inventory # 21 "On the professional holiday of the inventory and the establishment of the date of its holding."
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
May is the month passing under the bannerMulticulturalism. In 2002, the General Assembly of the United Nations introduced Resolution No. 57/249 and proclaimed May 21 the World Day for Cultural Diversity. Since 2003, a memorable date is celebrated by all UN member states.
Activists and members of intergovernmentalOrganizations inform society about the value of different cultures, the importance of establishing intercultural communications, establish a dialogue between representatives of different countries, educate and discuss the pressing problems in this area.