Dates in History
1943The Time chooses Joseph Stalin as Person of the Year 1942.||
1934Zurab Tsereteli, sculptor, is born.|
Presently, many consider him to be the main Moscow sculptor. He is a close acquaintance of Moscow mayor Yury Luzhkov, and therefore he is asked to do most of the major sculptural projects in Moscow.
1834Vasily Perov, painter, is born.|
He is one of the founders of the Fellowship of Moveable Artistic Exhibitions, which is a society of painters who move their exhibitions from town to town. His most famous works include Troika and Hunters at Rest, portraits of Ostrovsky and Dostoevsky.