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
Archeology  London  Russian Winter  Russian Ballerinas  AvtoVAZ   Painting  the Urals region  Russian business  Khabarovsk  music  events in Moscow  Duty Free  Russian universities  Barrows  Russian history  Russian church  Bolshoi Theatre  Elvira Nabiulina  Fokino  Russian roads  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Spring Flower Festival  Russian education  Kerzhakov   Gostiny dvor  Moscow  Irkutsk Region  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian football  Gorky Park  Klintsy  Dzerzhinsk  Vakhtangov Theatre  Russian sportswomen  Rock Music  Space Stations  Russian Cinema  Russian Poets  Russian Literature  Staraya Maina  Russian shops  lunar missions  Paganism  robotics in Russia  Honfleur Russian Film Festival  Russian transportation  Russian tourism  religious tourism  Helena Blavatsky  Golden Ring Cities 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites