Add to favorite
9 March

Dates in History
1934—Yury Gagarin, cosmonaut, is born.
Yury Gagarin is the first man to go into outer space. After his space flight he becomes the most famous person on the planet Earth. All news-papers and magazines of the world write about him, he is awarded with multiple medals, diplomas, he is made freeman of many cities in Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America.

1890—Vyacheslav Molotov, statesman, is born.
In 19301941 Molotov is the head of the Soviet government, and in 1939 he signs the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, in which Germany and the USSR secretly divide their spheres of influence in Eastern Europe and Baltic States. Also in 1941 he signs a decree that bottles with incendiary mixture should be used by the Soviet Army. Such bottles are known as Molotov Cocktails.

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
Unusual Monuments  New Films  Crimea  visa-free regime  Russian circus  Russian tourism  Russian Automobile market   Prokofiev Museum  Roman Empire  extreme sports  Russian football team  Russian Literature  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian writers  Leningrad Region  Woodwork  Mikhail Boyarsky  Russian car market  Russia  Russian trains  Winter Palace  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  stowaways  Russian Cinema  Russian business  Russian church  Russia Today  Fabio Capello  Archeology  Dolls  Aeroflot  Zhukovsky  MAKS 2013  Russian sportsmen  Mathilde Kschessinska  Painting  The Far East  Sochi Olympics  Russia sport  microscopy  high-speed trains  Gelendzhik  Ufa  Russian legal system  Skolkovo  Yekaterina Maximova  Astrakhan  Moscow  Russian Cinema  Russian history 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites