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The Mariinsky Theatre opens in St. Petersburg.(1783)

Vladivistok is found.(1860)

Oleg Popov, circus artist, is born.(1930)

The meeting of the two outstanding theatre figures - Konstantin Stanislavskiy and Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko.(1897)

The first Soviet Nuclear Submarine Leninsky Komsomol is set in operation in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast.(1958)

Tzarskoe Selo is built near St. Petersburg.(1710)

Nikolay I, Russian Emperor (18251855), is born.(1796)

elebration of Vladimirskaya Bozhiya Mater icon.(1480)

The Battle of Poltava takes place.(1709)

German Princess Sophia Augusta Frederika of Anhalt-Zerbst becomes Russian Empress (future Yekaterina II).(1762)

Count and patron Nikolai Sheremetyev was born.(1751)

The first Soviet Constitution is passed.(1918)

Alexander Prokhorov, physicist, is born.(1916)

Sergey Utochkin, sportsman, is born.(1876)

Vitus Bering takes off from Kamchatka heading North.(1728)

The first telephone stations start functioning in Moscow and St. Petersburg.(1882)

The first Russian automobile appears at the All-Russia Industrial Artistic Exhibition.(1896)

Nikolay Koltsov, biologist, is born.(1872)

The USSR launches its first carrier-rocket Proton.(1965)

Nikolay Miklukho-Maklay, ethnographer and traveller, is born.(1846)

Birthday of the Russian Sea Aviation.(1916)

Ivan Aleksandrovich Goncharov, Russian writer, is born.(1812)

Famous ballet dancer Olga Spesivtseva was born.(1895)

Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian poet, is born.(1893)

XXII Olympic games start in Moscow.(1980)

Mikhail Lozinsky, Russian poet and translator, is born.(1886)

The International Day of Chess(1924)

Ends the construction of the Great Siberian (Trans-Siberian) Line, which lasted for 13 years.(1904)

Pavel Osipovich Sukhoy, aircraft designer, constructor of jet planes and supersonic fighters, is born.(1895)

The first Russian long route Saint-Petersburg Moscow plane competition begins.(1911)

Alexander Afanasiev, Russian historian and theorist of literature, is born.(1826)

The Decembrists are executed.(1826)

Opening of the first Russian fair in Nizhniy Novgorod.(1817)

Russian Empress Anna Ioannovna signs the decree on casting the grand Uspensky bell, which later receives the name of Tsar Kolokol.(1730)

Tsar Aleksey Mikhailovich comes to the throne.(1645)

Alexander Ivanov, Russian painter, is born.(1806)

Ivan Aivazovsky, Russian painter, famous for his seascapes, is born.(1817)

Opening of the 6th World Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow.(1957)

Vladimir Zvorykin, Russian engineer, inventor of the iconoscope (first broadcasting television tube), is born.(1889)

The Central Stadium named after V.I. Lenin opens in Moscows Luzhniki.(1956)





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