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1943—The 6th German Army capitulates in Stalingrad, which is the turning point in the Great Patriotic War and in World War II.
This victory over German armed forces leads to their total defeat.

1937—Boris Spassky, chess player, is born.
Boris Spassky is the 10th World Chess Champion.

1923—Leonid Gayday, film director, is born.
Leonid Gayday is Russias favorite director, people know his films by heart and quote them all the time. His most successful films include Ivan Vasilyevich Changes Occupation, The Diamond Arm, Operation Y and Other Shurik's Adventures, and Kidnapping Caucassian Style, or Shurik's New Adventures, etc.

1872—Gleb Kotelnikov, inventor of the knapsack parachute, is born.

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