What a day today is in Ukraine and the world

September 30 -

All-Ukrainian Library Day


On the territory of modern Ukraine, libraries began to be created as early as the 9th-11th centuries during the time of Rus.

At that time, books were usually collected in churches, monasteries and schools.

And the filling was done by priests and princes.

In 1037, Prince Yaroslav the Wise opened the first state library at the Saint Sophia Cathedral.

Most of the books were of a religious content, but there were also philosophical, natural, etc. books.

All-Ukrainian Library Day was created in 1998 during the time of independent Ukraine.

September 30 is also

Adoption Day


The holiday was created in November 2008 with the aim of focusing the attention of the population of Ukraine on the importance of raising children in the family and the development of adoption.

And September 30 is

International Translator's Day


The date was not chosen by chance - it is on this day that St. Jerome, who is considered the patron saint of translation, is honored.

It was he who translated the Bible from Hebrew into Latin.

The event was founded in 1953.

And its official recognition took place in 1991 at the initiative of the International Federation of Translators.

September 30 -

Day of mud treatment


Mud began to be used for cosmetic and medicinal purposes as early as the 16th century, during the Renaissance.

Back then, doctors often anointed patients with healing mud, and then sent them to the bath, where they washed it off.

Now mud is used in health resorts and spas.

September 30 is also

International Podcast Day


The holiday was created in 2014.

A podcast is a digital media file that is shared on the Internet so that it can then be played on a computer or mobile gadget.

And September 30 is


the Koala Day.

The holiday was launched by the Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) as part of the Save Koala Month campaign.

The foundation began its activity in 1986, then it was called the Australian Koala Association, which was founded by two veterinarians.

The main goal of the fund is to preserve the lives of wild koalas.

What a church holiday today, September 30

September 30 - commemoration of the martyrs Faith, Hope, Love (in Greek, respectively, Pistis, Elpis and Agape) and their mother Sophia / Photo: commons.wikimedia.org

September 30 in the church calendar is

commemoration of the martyrs Vera, Nadia, Lyubov (in Greek, respectively, Pistis, Elpis and Agape) and their mother Sophia


The first mentions of them date back to the II century.

The widow Sophia moved to Rome, the woman professed Christianity and raised her children in this religion.

However, most of the Romans at that time professed paganism.

In 137, the repression of Christians began.

Sofia and her daughter were detained and sent to court.

The family did not want to renounce their faith, for which the women were tortured and then killed.

Name day: how to name a child born on September 30

What are the names today:

Vera, Nadiya, Lyubov, Sofia.


is the talisman of a person born on September 30


A semi-precious stone that was known to the ancient Romans.

It has long been believed that opal is distinguished by powerful energy, and therefore it was used to perform various rituals.

Parents often gave the stone to their children as a talisman against everything negative.

Born on this day:

  • 1835 — Ukrainian writer, journalist Fedir Zarevych;

  • 1841 — Mykhailo Drahomanov, Ukrainian public and political figure, historian, publicist, literary critic, folklorist, economist, philosopher;

  • 1871 — Ukrainian sculptor-monumentalist Hryhoriy Kuznevich;

  • 1893 — Ukrainian writer-playwright Dmytro Hunkevich;

  • 1899 — Ukrainian poet, journalist, translator Andrii Paniv;

  • 1918 — Ukrainian singer, conductor Lubomyr Matsyuk;

  • 1948 — Ukrainian literary critic, poet, scientific secretary of the Department of Literature, Language and Art History of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Viktor Burbela;

  • 1950 — Lyubov Dubrovina, Ukrainian source scholar, book scholar, document scholar, archivist, library historian;

  • 1971 — Ukrainian public and political figure, nationalist Dmytro Yarosh;

  • 1977 — Ukrainian actor, producer, politician Pylyp Illenko.

What can not be done on this day

  • It is forbidden to slander, swear, discuss other people behind their backs.

  • On this day, it is better for lovers not to get married.

  • Women today do not work at home - it is a great sin.

Folk signs and traditions for September 30

Among our ancestors there were many interesting signs to this day: 

  • looked at what day it was today: if it is clear and warm, it means there are many fish in the rivers;

  • the cranes have already flown in a whirlwind - on October 19 (at Pokrov) wait for frosts;

  • gloomy weather indicates warm days in the near future;

  • yellow birch - winter will come early.

In the people, September 30 was called Baba's name day.

Several interesting rituals were popular on this day among our ancestors.

For example, women today lamented their female fate and shed tears.

This is how they protect themselves from trouble.

Village holidays were popular in the villages, then young people were looking for a partner.

Weather for today, September 30

Today, September 30, the weather will be cloudy all day in Kyiv, light rain will begin after lunch, which should end by evening.

It is cloudy in Lviv, it will rain in the morning, which will increase by the middle of the day and continue until the evening.

In Kharkiv, the weather is cloudy, from the middle of the day until the evening it rains.

In Odesa, it is cloudy with clearings, without precipitation.

The air temperature in Kyiv is +21 during the day and +13 at night.

In Lviv it is +16 during the day and +10 at night.

In Kharkiv +20 during the day and +12 at night.

In Odesa it is +23 during the day and +18 at night.

Commemorative dates of September 30

Calendar of important events in Ukraine and the world for September 30:

  • 1452 - the first printed book in Europe, the Bible, was published in Johann Gutenberg's printing house;

  • 1614 — an agreement was signed between the Cossack foreman and the commissioners of the Commonwealth of Nations, which limited Cossack rights and registered Cossacks had to carry out guard service and live only in Zaporozhye;

  • 1791 - the premiere of Mozart's last opera "The Magic Flute" takes place in Vienna;

  • 1876 ​​— the magazine "Kyivska Starovyna" publishes the biography of Hryhoriy Skovoroda for the first time;

  • 1895 — Madagascar becomes a protectorate of the French Republic;

  • 1919 — the Council of People's Ministers of the Ukrainian People's Republic, headed by the social democrat Isaak Mazepa, adopts a draft law on the abolition of estates in Ukraine;

  • 1920 — the UNR army liberates Zhmerinka;

  • 1929 - the British service "BBC" conducts a television broadcast for the first time;

  • 1929 - in Frankfurt am Main, the German aircraft designer Fritz von Opel conducts a flight on a glider with rocket engines;

  • 1939 — the Government of Poland in exile was created in Paris, which later moved to London;

  • 1944 - the agency France Press (AFP) is founded - one of the leading news agencies in the world;

  • 1945 — victory of UPA units near Ughnev over NKVD troops;

  • 1946 - the first sentences of Nazi criminals at the Nuremberg trials are announced;

  • 1954 — the first atomic submarine "Nautilus" (USA) becomes operational;

  • 1980 — the first Ethernet specification is published;

  • 1990 — a rally of almost 300,000 people takes place on the square near the Republican Stadium in Kyiv under the slogan "No to the new Union Treaty!", sanctioned by the Presidium of the Kyiv City Council;

  • 1992 — the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine registers the Association of Researchers of the Ukrainian Famine-Genocide of 1932-1933 in Ukraine;

  • 1992 — the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Vytold Fokin, is dismissed;

  • 1994 — The Gulf Cooperation Council announces the end of the economic boycott of Israel (which lasted 46 years);

  • 2007 — early parliamentary elections are held in Ukraine, after which the BYU and NUNS factions form a coalition.