In Russia and elsewhere on Earth we celebrated the birthday on 9 October 1874 of Nicholas Roerich the great visionary painter and the man who conceived the UNESCO World Heritage Site system as a way of protecting the collective heritage of humankind, past, present and future.


In Greece and elsewhere on Earth we mark the anniversary of passing of Nikos Kazantzakis, the great Cretan writer and philosopher on 26 October 1957. Kazantzakis married “east” and “west” in his philosophy and was a great historical figure.

Are there any important anniversaries in your country in the month of October? What is the situation? can you tell us about it?


Noun Phrases

the anniversary of the birth of Nicholas Roerich
the period of the life of Nicholas Roerich
the anniversary of the passing of Nicholas Roerich

– When was the period of the life of Nicholas Roerich?
– He lived from … until …


We are all getting older each day.
None of us are getting younger.

Is it possible to halt the aging process?


to be born – to come into this world

to die – to pass on


Are there any important anniversaries in your culture in October? Describe the situation in your country and write your thoughts and opinions in the comments section below.

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  1. mohamed eltahir says:

    Anniversaries of the death of marten loser whose lead civil right movement,and strugel in order equal,he was killed in 17th januery on monday in tnnesse stat . i know this is information is not complet.

  2. Rute says:

    Hi everybody. About anniversaries on October. There are a lot birthdays from actors, writers, singers,but in my family none. Although in October 12th is a special Saint day in my contry Brazil and is Holiday in that special day for people to celebrate, and we celebrate too the children´s day. Every child used to receive toys in that day. The poor children sometime receiving gift from good person that have a good heart.

  3. nimeh qaraqra says:

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