Add to favorite
19 July

Dates in History
1980—XXII Olympic games start in Moscow.
Despite the absence of many eminent sportsmen from the USA, Canada, Japan, FRG and other countries (due to political ostracism for introduction of Soviet troops to Afghanistan), the level of sport competition at the Games80 is extremely high. 74 Olympic records are set during the Games. 241 participants improve former Olympic achievements, and 97 participants outreach world records. Moscow welcomes the Olympic games with new, up-to-date sport arenas, training facilities, hotels and Sheremetievo-2 airport.

1893—Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian poet, is born.
Mayakovsky is one of the brightest persons of avant-garde art of 1910-1920, his talent and range of his literary activities made him the giant of the Russian art. Vladimir Mayakovskys poetry is the artistic chronicle of Russia during the period of October Revolution and building socialism.

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
Tomsk  ecology  Photo Exhibitions  Infill Building  Russian Film Directors  Archeology  Marfino  Astrakhan Region  Russian Literature  collaboration  Russian history  Russian weather  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Vladivostok  Russian tourism  New Medicines  Dima Yakovlev Law  Symphonic Nights  Russian opera  Russian Nature  Russian elections  Russian Cinema  Russian Cosmism  the Altai   Cancer  Exhibitions in Moscow  Moscow  Vladimir Vysotsky  Russian festivals  Olympics 2012  Yudashkin  business  Russian Monuments  Altair Mountains  Russian import  Russian singers  de luxe hotels  Moscow Banks  polar region  Russian rouble  Novgorod Region  Federal Space Program  accommodation in Russia  Angela Merkel  Severodvinsk  Russian business  Russia Calling  Painting  Science  International Festival 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites