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The Northern Fleet is formed.(1933)

The Baykonur cosmodrome is put in action.(1955)

Nikolay Burdenko, president of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR, is born.(1876)

Alexander Gorchakov, diplomat, is born.(1798)

The first Russia porcelain factory is opened in St. Petersburg.(1744)

Alexander Pushkin, poet, is born.(1799)

Leonid Sobinov, opera singer, is born.(1872)

By the Empresss Elizaveta Petrovna order Troitse-Sergiev Monastery is named Troitse-Sergiev Lavra.(1744)

Peter I the Great, first Russian Emperor, is born.(1672)

The State Museum Yasnaya Polyana (which used to Leo Tolstoy's mansion) is established.(1921)

Soyuzmultfilm, the largest Russian Animation Studios is founded in Moscow.(1936)

Isaakiyevsky Cathdral is opened in St. Petersburg.(1858)

The Museum of Fine Arts is opened in Moscow.(1912)

Russian army captures Dunay Principalities.(1853)

The official decision to start construction of a metro in Moscow is made.(1931)

Four Strelets regiments start revolt in order to overthrow the tzar Peter I.(1698)

The first flight of the passenger jetliner TU-104.(1955)

The first Russian Submarine Dolphin is launched.(1908)

Leonty Magnitsky, mathematics teacher, is born.(1669)

The first balloon flight in Russia.(1803)

The first taxis appear in the streets of Moscow.(1925)

At 4 am German fascist troops attack the USSR the Great Patriotic War starts.(1941)

Anna Akhmatova, poetess, is born.(1889)

The historic Victory Parade to honour the heroic victors of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 takes place in Moscow in the Red Square.(1945)

Vladimir Kramnik, World Chess Champion, is born.(1975)

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, one of Russia's famous businessmen, is born.(1963)

The first nuclear power station starts working in Obninsk in the Moscow Oblast.(1954)

Starts Russian expedition under the direction of Semen Dezhnev.(1648)

Architects Barma and Postnikov finish the construction of St. Basils Cathedral in the Red Square in Moscow.(1561)

The Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR is established.(1944)





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