Add to favorite
9 December

Dates in History
1842—Pyotr Kropotkin, prince, anarchist, scholar, is born.

1836—The premiere of Mikhail Glinkas Life for the Tzar (Ivan Susanin), the first Russian classical national opera.

1801—Darya Saltykova, also know as Saltychikha, a land-lady, is born.
She is mostly known for her cruelty towards her serfs. She tortures to death over a 100 peasants. She is arrested for her brutality and incarcerated in a convent cell, where she dies afterwards.

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian tourism  Manors  Sokolniki  Andrey Panin  Tula  Alexandrinsky Theatre   Kazan  St. Petersburg Guest Card  Astronautics Day  Alexander Hant   Russian economy  Russian legislation  St. Petersburg  Krasnoyarsk International Music Festival of the Pacific Rim  Russian currency  the Antarctic  Russian Internet  Leo Bakst  Regional Cuisines  Andrey Zvyagintsev  Petropavlovsk  Ekaterinburg   Russian scientists  Moscow Museum of Modern Art  Tver  Exhibitions in Moscow  Chelyabinsk meteorite  Old Greece  Rostov Region  Pulkovo Observatory  Yosman Botero  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Genghis Khan  Russian business  Vostok station  Moscow  All Events  Russian Cinema  Kemerovo Region  AvtoVAZ   Fanagoria  Rosa Khutor  Voronezh   Stavropol Territory  Kabardino-Balkaria  Russian science  Transportation  Kamchatka  Pavlovsky Posad  Alexey Navalny 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites