Day of Gunsmith
This year on September 19 citizens of Russia will be celebrating one of the newest holiday - Day of the Gunslinger. This holiday is considered to be a professional for all the people whose lives are connected with the production of weapons, as well as for those who study the history of the defense industry.
For the first time this holiday was marked on the calendar in 2010, special events year. This day is associated with the greatest weapons specialist - Mikhail Kalashnikov. It is he who has made all the famous AK-47, which was called the Kalashnikov.
In May 2010, the historic homeland weapons inventor visited the Prime Minister of Russia, and first went to the gun shop. He carefully examined all around. He studied product and the hardware on which it was made. Considering the stand with a weapon, he met celebrities - Mikhail Kalashnikov. After a long conversation, Putin decided to establish a new event - Day Gunslinger. By the way on his action, affected the personal request of a constructor.
Why September 19 celebrate this holiday, you ask. Because on this day the Orthodox Church honors the memory of the patron saint of all the armourers of the Russian Federation - Mikhail. Surprisingly, designer names and the same patron. After a visit to Izhevsk, birthplace of weapons, Putin has prepared the necessary document on the celebration of the Day of the armourer.
Since all over Russia celebrate this auspicious festival. But it was a special celebration held in Izhevsk and Tula. And in the last of them even have arranged an incredible avenue, called - Walk of Fame Russian armourers.