Soviet Union in History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Events 501 - 600 of 1,177

  • 1963-08-05 Britain, USA & USSR sign nuclear test ban treaty
  • 1963-09-18 USSR orders 58.5 million barrels of cereal from Australia

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1963-09-20 JFK proposes a joint US-Soviet voyage to the moon

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • 1963-09-24 US Senate ratifies treaty with Britain & USSR limiting nuclear testing

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1963-10-02 West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer condemns western grain shipments to USSR

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer
  • 1963-12-26 US furnishes cereal to USSR
  • 1964-03-15 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1964-04-02 USSR launches Zond 1 to Venus; no data returned
  • 1964-05-16 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1964-06-21 UEFA European Championship: Spain defeat Soviet Union 2-1 in Madrid
  • 1964-07-19 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1964-08-18 USSR launch 3 Kosmos satellites
  • 1964-09-18 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1964-10-14 Premier Nikita Khrushchev replaced by Leonid Brezhnev as General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev
  • 1964-10-25 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1964-11-16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1964-11-30 USSR launches Zond 2 towards Mars; no data returned
  • 1965-01-15 Soviet underground nuclear test creates the atomic lake Chagan, Kazakhstan
  • 1965-01-16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1965-02-22 USSR launches Kosmos 57 into earth orbit (Voskhod Test)
  • 1965-03-03 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1965-03-18 USSR launches Voshkod 2; Alexei Leonov makes 1st spacewalk (20 mins)
  • 1965-04-23 Launch of 1st Soviet communications satellite
  • 1965-05-01 USSR launches Luna 5; later impacts on Moon
  • 1965-05-09 Luna 5 launched (USSR) 1st attempt to soft land on Moon (fails)
  • 1965-05-11 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1965-06-08 USSR launches Luna 6; it missed the Moon by 99,000 miles
  • 1965-07-03 USSR & Persia sign dam building & economic aid pact
  • 1965-07-29 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1965-09-21 O Kommissarova (USSR) sets women's longest parachute jump (46,250')
  • 1965-10-04 USSR launches Luna 7; crash lands on Moon
  • 1965-10-08 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1965-11-12 Venera 2 launched by Soviet Union toward Venus
  • 1965-11-21 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk, USSR
  • 1965-12-03 USSR launches Luna 8; it crashes on the Moon
  • 1965-12-08 Nikolai Podgorny succeeds Mikojan as president of USSR
  • 1965-12-09 Nikolai Podgorny replaces Anastas Mikoyan as president of Soviet Praesidium
  • 1966-01-31 USSR launches Luna 9 towards Moon
  • 1966-02-03 1st soft landing on Moon (Soviet Luna 9)
  • 1966-02-13 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1966-02-20 Author Valery Tarsis banished in USSR
  • 1966-02-22 Soviets launch Kosmos 110 with Veterok & Ugolek, 1st 2-dog crew
  • 1966-03-31 USSR launches Luna 10, 1st lunar orbiter
  • 1966-04-02 Soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes 1st spacecraft to orbit Moon
  • 1966-04-03 Soviet Luna 10 completes its first orbit of the Moon
  • 1966-04-22 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1966-05-04 Soviet government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR
  • 1966-06-25 Kosmos 122, 1st Soviet weather satellite, launched
  • 1966-07-21 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1966-08-05 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1966-08-24 USSR launches Luna 11 for orbit around Moon
  • 1966-09-07 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1966-09-30 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1966-10-19 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1966-10-22 USSR launches Luna 12 for orbit around Moon
  • 1966-10-27 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1966-12-08 US & USSR sign treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons in outer space
  • 1966-12-18 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1966-12-21 USSR launches Luna 13; soft-landed in Oceanus Procellarum
  • 1967-01-26 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • 1967-02-26 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-03-04 Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Belousova & Protopopov (USSR)
  • 1967-03-25 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-04-20 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-04-30 Highest tower to the world finished, 537m (USSR)
  • 1967-05-19 USSR ratifies treaty with Britain & US banning nuclear weapons in space
  • 1967-05-28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-06-10 USSR drops diplomatic relations with Israel
  • 1967-06-12 USSR launches Venera 4 for parachute landing on Venus
  • 1967-06-14 USSR launches Kosmos 166 for observation of Sun from Earth orbit
  • 1967-07-15 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-08-04 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-09-16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-09-22 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-09-30 USSR's Kosmos 186 & 188 complete 1st automatic docking
  • 1967-10-06 USSR performs nuclear test
  • 1967-10-17 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-10-18 Soviet Venera 4 becomes 1st probe to send data back from Venus
  • 1967-10-19 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
  • 1967-10-30 USSR Kosmos 186 & 188 make 1st automatic docking & Venmera 13 launch
  • 1967-11-22 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-12-06 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • 1968-01-18 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968-01-31 Record high barometric pressure (1083.8 mb, 32"), at Agata, USSR
  • 1968-03-02 Ice Pairs Championship at Geneva won by Belousova & Protopopov (USSR)
  • 1968-03-02 USSR launches space probe Zond 4; fails to leave Earth orbit
  • 1968-04-24 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968-05-21 USSR performs nuclear test (underground)
  • 1968-07-01 US, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
  • 1968-07-01 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1968-07-12 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968-07-15 Commercial air travel begins between US & USSR
  • 1968-08-15 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • 1968-08-20 During the night 200,00 Warsaw Pact Soviet led troops begin to invade Czechoslovakia in response to the Prague Spring
  • 1968-08-20 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968-08-21 Radio Prague (Czechoslovakia) at 12:50 AM announces a Soviet led invasion
  • 1968-09-05 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968-09-14 USSR's Zond 5 is launched on 1st circumlunar flight
  • 1968-10-16 Czechoslovakia & Russian "accord" rules allies Soviet forces
  • 1968-10-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR

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