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1921—Yury Nikulin, actor, clown, is born.
One of the most popular Soviet/Russian comic actors, all his life Nikulin works as a clown in the Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard, and in 1982 he becomes its director. He is known to every Russian as a movie character called Booby who appeared in several comedies along with Coward and Experienced.

1878—Joseph Stalin (Dzhugashvili), Soviet leader, is born.
Stalin is responsible for the USSR becoming the country, which frightens everybody in the world; country where people are just screws, and there is no freedom. The period of his reign is sometimes referred to as the Epoch of Stalinism.

1876—The first Russian political demonstration is held.
Workers and intellectuals gather in the Square before Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg and raise a red flag, which later becomes a revolutionary sign, for the first time in Russian history.

1870—Nikolay Lossky, philosopher, is born.
Lossky is the creator of intuitionalism. In 1922 he is expelled from the Soviet Russia, he lives in Prague till 1945, then moves to the USA.









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