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Yekaterina II the Great, Russian Empress (17621796), is born.(1762)

Moscow Government declares that Lenins body sooner or later is to be buried.(2004)

Mikhail Shemyakin, painter, sculptor, is born.(1943)

Dagestan field commander Khadzhi-Murat comes over to the Russian side.(1852)

The Russian Government revises the laws concerning work of underage children and adolescents.(1890)

Pyotr Tchaikovsky, composer, is born.(1840)

At 22:43 (in Moscow it is the next day already) the Act of Military Capitulation of Germany is signed in Karlshorst, near Berlin.(1945)

The Tula Arms Factory, the most famous Russian arms factory, is found.(1712)

The first subbotnik is conducted at the Moscow-Kazan railroad.(1919)

Russian army captures Narva.(1558)

Alina Kabayeva, gymnast, is born.(1983)

This day starts the construction of the first railway in Russia.(1836)

Vladimir Matetsky, composer, is born.(1952)

The first Russian Orthodox holiday is instituted.(1115)

The first film view in Russia takes place in the Aquarium Garden in St. Petersburg.(1896)

The Czechoslovak corps rebel in Siberia.(1918)

This day starts the First Peace Conference at The Hague.(1899)

Peter the Great transfers the capital of Russia from Moscow to St. Petersburg.(1712)

The USSR adopts a law concerning the order of entry and departure of Soviet citizens going abroad.(1991)

Andrey Sakharov, physicist, is born.(1921)

The State Tretyakov Gallery is founded(1856)

Anatoly Karpov, 12th World Chess Champion, is born.(1951)

Mikhail Sholokhov, writer, is born.(1905)

Oleg Dal, actor, is born.(1941)

The first heavy multi-engine airplane Russky Vityaz( Russian Knight) passes the tests.(1913)

St. Petersburg is founded by Peter the Great.(1703)

Bucharest Peace Treaty is signed, which marks the end of Russo-Turkish War of 18061812.(1812)

Opens the Troitsky Bridge across the Neva in St. Peterssburg.(1903)

Alexander Nevsky, prince, is born.(1220)

Fyodor Ioannovich, tzar, is born.(1557)





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