Add to favorite
12 December — City Day: Bratsk

Founded in 1955

Dates in History
1993—The first elections into the Federal Assembly, the new Russian Parliament, take place.
Referendum concerning the new Constitution of the Russian Federation is also conducted on this day. In 1994-2004 this day is celebrated as a national holiday, the Day of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.

1941—Vitaly Solomin, actor, is born.
People know him mostly as Doctor Watson in Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson TV series. The English critics recognize Vitaly Solomin and Vasily Livanov (actor who played Sherlock Holmes) as the best continental Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.

1925—Vladimir Shainsky, composer, is born.
Author of many children songs, which appeared in Soviet cartoons and films.

1766—Nikolay Karamzin, writer, historian, is born.
In 1816-1829 he writes The History of the Russian State, one of the most significant books on Russian history.

1606—Defeat of Bolotnikovs Army at the battle of Moscow.
Ivan the Terrible dies leaving no heir to the throne. Some person, who calls himself Dmitry, claims to be the mysteriously saved Ivan the Terribles son (in reality Dmitry is killed by Ivan the Terrible) and becomes the next tzar, but he is dethroned and killed in 1606. After False Dmitrys death a Cossack Bolotnikov proclaims himself the Tzar Dmitrys Military Leader and starts a rebellious war against the new ruler Vasily Shuysky; soon after losing the Battle of Moscow he loses the war.

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter      submit

Travel  Russian science  Russian economy  Nerungri  Norman Format  Karelia   Russian sceince  Russian legislation  Russian art  Moscow Metro  Michael Jackson  Exhibitions in Moscow  tobacco  Russian tourist destinations  pritest actions  Vasily Perov  sport in Russia  Commercial Space Flights  Leningrad Region  Multimedia  contest  Russian TV  EU sanctions  Russian business  Nizhny Novgorod Region  New Films  Russian Meteorological Center   Kaliningrad  Russian scientists  St. Petersburg  Circassian Garden  Moscow  Naïve Art Museum  Bulgaria ship accident  Russian painters  new aircrafts  Exhibitions Fairs  tourism  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Ecotourism  Russian tourism  Pussy Riot,  Pavel Vernikov  education in Russia  offshore companies  society  Russian society  Visa   animation  Russian Cinema 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites