Holidays today, 24 january 2017, in Russia. See also holidays tomorrow, 25.01.2017.
24 January 1921 Chris Nelson in town from Iowa (USA) received a patent for ice cream-ice-cream.
Tatiana's day — the day of worship Tatiana Roman. After the 1755 Empress Elizabeth signed a decree on the opening of the Moscow University, it ’s Tatiana's day" was first celebrated as the birthday of the University, and later as a celebration of all students.
In all countries the professional holiday customs falls on January 26 – this is the Day of customs, which has been observed since 1983. World customs comprise more than 800 thousand people, and the largest of agencies, Russian, has about 70 thousand employees. Nowadays, the economic border of the Russian Federation following about 500 customs posts, about 140 customs and 130 points road crossing of international importance.