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20 February

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1824—"King of chocolate" Alexey Abrikosov is born
Enterpreneur,confectioner,philantropist Abrikosov is famous for the foundation of pastry concern "Babaevsky".The first factory was built in Moscow and by the beginning of the 20th century its production was about 4 000 tonns of pastry articles.

1729—Fyodor Volkov, founder of the first Russian theatre, is born.
Fyodor Volkov is an actor and a theatrical figure. In 1750 he founds a theatrical troupe, on the basis of which the first Russian Public Theatre is being established later.

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