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31 January — International Jewelers Day



January, 31st is International Jewelers Day.

The history of jewellery in Russia has roots stretching far back and starts from the foundation of the Kievan Russia and the Vladimir-Suzdal Princedom (9th -12th centuries). The ancient Russian cities of Velikiy Ustyug, Vologda, Kostroma, Nizhni Novgorod, Novgorod, Pskov, Yaroslavl, St. Petersburg, Moscow and many others were the centers of Russian goldsmith’s work in various periods.

(Read about History of Jewellery Art in Russia)


Dates in History
1990—The first McDonalds opens in Moscow.
It is the first sign of the coming dramatic changes in our countrys life.

1878—Russian-Turkish War ends after several Russias victories gained by generals Gurko and Skobelev.
Armistice is signed in Adrianople between the countries.

1865—Birthday of Russian vodka
January, 31st is the birthday of the classical Russian vodka. On this day in 1865 in St. Petersburg Dmitri Mendeleev defended his doctors dissertation On the Combinations of Water with Alcohol dedicated to the theory of solutions. Traditionally different sorts of vodka from 20 to 60 degrees of strength were produced in Russia but the ideal proof of 40 degrees for vodka was defined by Dmitri Mendeleevs scientific research On the Combinations of Water with Alcohol. (Read more about Vodka )

1714—Kunstkamera Established in St. Petersburg by Peter the Great









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