Add to favorite
 
7 August




Dates in History
1803—First Russian round-the-world voyage starts
Famous Russian navigator Ivan Kruzenshtern with huis expedition sails from Kronshtadt at two ships "Neva" and "Nadezhda".This expedition made a valuable contribution to geography,defined location of some islands,made an ivestigation of sea waters,founf out the reason of sea glow,collected data of atmopsphere pressure.

1782—The Bronze Horseman (Mednyi Vsadnik) monument unveiled in Saint-Petersburg on Ploschad Dekabristov (Decembrists Square).
). The Bronze Horseman was a tribute by Catherine the Great to her predecessor on the Russian throne Peter I (the Great). The monument later became one of the citys symbols after poet Alexander Pushkin called this sculpture in his immortal poem Mednyi Vsadnik.









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Alisa Freindlich  Russian Cinema  Samara Oblast  Samara Region  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Arts and Crafts  New Medicines  Voronezh   Alexander III  St. Petersburg  Russian exhibitions  Daniil Kvyat  technology  Russian regions  Russian elections  Yekaterinburg  Russian space exploration  freedom of speech  Russian tourism  G20 Summit  Regional Cuisines  Classical Music  Festivals in Saint Petersburg  Spartak Moscow  Space Exploration  Fabio Capello  Monuments in Samara  Russian Railways  Interethnic Conflicts  Karlovy Vary Film Festival  Festivals in Moscow  energy drinks  Curonian Lagoon  Nikolai Tokarev  Robert Dudley  Monuments  Exhibitions in Moscow  VKontakte  New Year tours  Moscow  Vitaly Sundakov  travel to Russia  Russian society  Russian business  Get lucky  oil  hotels in Moscow  Moscow planetarium  Sotsrealism  Golden Ring 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites