Add to favorite
 
26 December — City Day: Electrostal



Founded in 1938


Dates in History
2000—The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin ratifies constitutional laws concerning the state emblem, flag, and anthe
The new Russian State Emblem is the modified emblem of the Russian Empire (up to 1917); the new Russian State Flag is the white-blue-red flag introduced by Peter the Great in 1693; the music of the new Russian State Anthem is that of the old Soviet one, and its lyrics are written by Sergey Mikhalkov, the same person who wrote lyrics to the old Soviet anthem.

1919—Council of Peoples Commissars (Sovnarkom) issues a decree ordering the elimination of illiteracy in the Soviet Russia.
According to the decree anyone from 8 to 50 years old who doesnt know how to read or write must learn to.

1825—The Decembrist Revolt takes place in the Senate Square in St. Petersburg.
The Decembrist Revolt is the result of a conspiracy of a group of noblemen against monarchy, the participants want to do away with serfdom. Prince Sergey Trubetskoy is selected as the head (dictator) of the upcoming revolt, but on 26 December 1825 he decides not to head the Revolt, hence when the revolt fails he is not executed but banished along with other rebels. His wife Yekaterina is one of the first of the so-called Decembrist Wives, who follow their husbands into exile.









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Pskov Region  Ballad of a Soldier  Paulina Andreyeva  Oleg Zhukovsky  Kirov Region  Robots  Boris Eifman Ballet Theater  Russian Orthodox Church  Moscow  Mariinsky Theater  Opposition  Russian tourism  terrorism  Russian regions  Russian politics  Teacher  Cat The Traveler   Ecotourism  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian Cinema  Discoveries  Moscow State University  Festivals in Moscow  Russian business  Vladimir Etush  Segregate Waste Collection  Museum of Folk Arts and Crafts  Peterhof  Yandex  travel to Russia  sobering-up stations  environment  Moscow International Jazz Festival  Lokomotiv  Soviet Symbols  Kurily Urup Island  Satellites  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  St. Petersburg  Strogino  Pablo Picasso  Russian Museum  International space station  Russian Rock  Russian oil and gaz producers   Mark Zakharov  Novgorod Region  Kamchatka  Russian culture  Sochi 2014 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites