Dates in History
1916Birthday of the Russian Sea Aviation.|
On the 17th of July in 1916 Russian pilots won their first victory against the German ones in the air battle.
1846Nikolay Miklukho-Maklay, ethnographer and traveller, is born.|
In 1870-1980 Nikolay Miklukho-Maklay studied native population of South-East Asia, Australia and Oceania, giving much attention to the Papuans of the northeast coast of the New Guinea, which is now named after him.