April 4 - Day of St. Isidore of Seville and the Day of Webmasters
April 4 marks the 1378th anniversary of the death of St. Isidore of Seville. Why are we writing about this? Because in 2003, Pope John Paul II appointed Isidore the patron of the Internet and computer users. This respectable husband was chosen for such an honorable role by modern standards for the fact that during his life he was one of the most educated people of his time. In addition, Isidore of Seville wrote one of the world's first encyclopedias: the 20-volume Etymology (Etymologiae). So linguists can also consider this saint "their own."
By the way, April 4 (404) is also considered an unofficial holiday of such glorious workers of the IT industry as webmasters and Internet developers.
More interesting facts about April 4:
• Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr, Robert Downey Jr.), Agent Smith (Hugo Weaving, Hugo Weaving), Andrey Tarkovsky and Angry Cat were born on this day
• In 1958, the world-famous symbol of pacifism was first published
• In 1968 he was killed Martin Luther King
• In 1969, the world's first implantation of a temporary artificial heart is carried out
• Microsoft was founded in 1975
PS: Easter eggs are hidden in the pictures. Who will find - well done;)