Dates in History
1937Eduard Uspensky, writer, is born.|
Eduard Uspensky is the creator of such cartoon characters as Cheburashka, Gena Crocodile and Matroskin Cat.
1923The Soviet Government introduces obligatory football training in the Red Army.||
1857The first Russian postage stamp is issued.||
1790Alexander Suvorov captures the Turkish unassailable fortress Ismail.|
Ismail is the key point in the Russian-Turkish War. Its fall foreordains the defeat of the Turks.