Add to favorite
12 April

Dates in History
1961—Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space
12 April the Vostok1 with Yuri Gagarin on board was lanched to take the first human to orbit.

1823—Alexander Ostrovsky, playwright, is born.
In 1849 Ostrovsky creates a comedy, It's a Family AffairWe'll Settle It Ourselves, which brings him fame 11 years later (at first its banned by tzar Nikolay I, and Ostrovsky is held under police surveillance). Inspired by success Alexander continues writing one or several plays every year, thus creating Ostrovsky theatre, which includes 47 plays of different genres.

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
Vagner Love  Russian supermodels  Zenit St. Petersburg  typhoon  Andrei Biljo  Amur Region  Konstantin Tsiolkovsky  Suzdal  Film Festivals  Vladimir Vernadsky  Japan  environment  History Museums  Khodynka Field  Exhibitions in Moscow  migrants in Russia  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian tourism  religion  the Bolshoi Theatre  Russian business  Russian Winter  Silver Ice  Novgorod  Architecture  Russian spacecrafts  Kemerovo Region  Valentin Pikul  Yekaterina Koneva  Russian Cinema  Moscow Zoo  Vandalism  Arch-Moscow  Sberbank  Mistral  Archeology  Muzeon Park  Russian history  3D Shows  Moscow  Russian Literature  Finds  Painting  Museums of Izhevsk  Tragedy  LenExpo  Pharmacy  Multimedia Art Museum  Artistic Gymnastics World Cup 2015  Vilyuchinsky Pass 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites