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Yevgeny Zamyatin, writer, is born.(1884)

Boris Eltsin, President of Russian federation, is born.(1931)

Russia and the USA declare the end of the Cold War.(1992)

Vladimir Bekhterev , Russian neurophysiologist and psychiatrist, is born(1857)

Mikhail Frunze, Soviet politician, is born.(1885)

Soviet Government issues a decree on repudiation of all debts of Russian Empire.(1918)

Kliment Voroshilov, marshal of the USSR, is born.(1881)

Coronation of a grandson of Ivan III takes place in the Assumption Cathedral in Kremlin.(1498)

The beginning of Russian-Japanese War(1904)

Nikolay Dobrolyubov, literature critic, is born.(1836)

A decree is issued in Soviet Russia on adopting Gregorian calendar instead of Julian.(1918)

Anastasia Tchaykovskaya comes to New York claiming that she is the daughter of the last Russian Emperor.(1928)

Russian scientist Alexander Popov is the first in the world to transmit radio signal(1900)

Anna Ioannovna, Russian Empress, is born.(1693)

Alexander Kolchak, leader of Russian opposition during the Civil War of 1917-1922, dies.(1920)

Peter the Great orders to count the countrys revenue and expenditure for the first time in Russian history.(1710)

Dmitry Mendeleyev, chemist, is born.(1834)

Mikhail Gorbachev receives Grammy Award.(2004)

Great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin was fatally wounded in a duel(1837)

Vasily Zhukovsky, poet, is born.(1783)

Vsevolod Meyerkhold, theatrical director, is born.(1874)

Vasily Chapayev, Hero of the Civil War, is born.(1887)

The first All-Russian census is held.(1897)

Boris Parternak, poet, writer, is born.(1890)

Alexander Pushkin, poet, dies.(1837)

Alexander Griboyedov, diplomat, playwright, dies.(1829)

Lyubov Orlova, actress, is born.(1902)

Alexander Solzhenitsyn, writer, is born.(1918)

Soviet Government takes a decision to liquidate Checheno-Ingushskaya Republic and to deport Chechens and Ingushes.(1943)

Lev Shestov, philosopher, is born.(1866)

Moscow Zoo is opened(1864)

Fyodor Shalyapin, singer, is born.(1873)

Evgeny Vakhtangov, theatre director, is born(1883)

Kirill, enlightener and inventor of Cyrillic (Slavic) alphabet, dies.(869)

Construction of the oldest Russian cathedral Sophia Cathedral in Novgorod begins.(1045)

Peter the Great issues a decree concerning inheritance to the throne.(1722)

Curious wedding in the Ice House takes place.(1740)

Hermitage Museum is opened for public(1952)

Boris Godunov is elected as tzar of Russia.(1598)

Kievsky railway station is opened in Moscow(1918)

Alexander II signs Manifesto of abolition of the serfdom.(1861)

Fyodor Volkov, founder of the first Russian theatre, is born.(1729)

"King of chocolate" Alexey Abrikosov is born(1824)

Peter III, Russian Emperor (JanuaryJuly 1762), is born.(1728)

Empress Yekaterina II decrees that all papers addressed to her should be signed as loyal subject instead of slave.(1786)

Kazimir Malevich, abstract painter, is born.(1878)

Monument to the Soviet Victory in theGreat Patriotic War is installed(1958)

Fyodor Ushakov, a celebrated naval commander never defeated in sea battles, is born.(1747)

Maya Kristallinskaya, stage singer , honoured artist of USSR, is born(1932)

Vasily III, All-Russian Sovereign (15051533), is born.(1479)

Nadezhda Krupskaya, Lenins wife, is born.(1869)

Russian-Swedish War (1613-1617) ends as Stolbovsky Peace treaty is concluded.(1617)

Famous pilot, the founder of aerobatics, Piotr Nesterov is born(1887)

Yury Lotman, specialist in study of literature, is born.(1922)

The first military school is opened in St. Petersburg(1732)





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