Soviet Union in History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Events 501 - 600 of 1,238

  • 1962-02-10 USSR swaps spy Francis Gary Power to US for Rudolph Abel
  • 1962-03-18 Dmitri Shostakovitch becomes member of Supreme Soviet of USSR
  • 1962-06-10 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 3½"
  • 1962-07-12 1st time 2 manned crafts in space (USSR)
  • 1962-07-27 USSR performs nuclear Test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-08-07 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1962-08-10 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-08-20 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-08-22 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-08-25 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-08-25 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1962-08-27 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-09-01 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-09-02 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-09-08 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-09-09 Soviet economist Liberman plead for autonomous businesses
  • 1962-09-15 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-09-16 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-09-18 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-09-19 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-09-25 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-10-07 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-10-12 US/USSR sign joint space effort in telecommunications & meteorology
  • 1962-10-14 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1962-10-18 JFK meets Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Gromyko

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • 1962-10-22 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1962-10-25 US Ambassador to the UN Adlai Stevenson demands USSR UN rep Zorin answer regarding Cuban missile bases saying "I am prepared to wait for my answer until hell freezes over"
  • 1962-10-26 JFK warns Russia that the USA will not allow Soviet missiles to remain in Cuba
  • 1962-10-28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

AgreementAgreement of Interest

1962-10-28 Cuban missile crisis: US President JFK receives letter from Soviet Leaderr Khrushchev suggesting agreement

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev
35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • 1962-11-01 USSR launches Mars 1; radio contact lost before arrival at Mars
  • 1962-11-01 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-11-01 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1962-11-03 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-11-17 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1962-11-19 Fidel Castro accepts removal of Soviet weapons

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
  • 1962-11-20 USSR agrees to remove bombers from Cuba, & US lifts blockade
  • 1962-12-18 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-12-22 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-12-24 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1962-12-25 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1963-01-04 Soviet Luna (4) reaches Earth orbit but fails to reach Moon
  • 1963-02-05 Soviet lunar probe failure
  • 1963-02-19 USSR informs JFK it is withdrawing several thousand troops from Cuba
  • 1963-04-02 USSR launches Luna 4; missed Moon by 8,500 km

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1963-06-16 Valentina Tereshkova (USSR) is 1st woman in space, aboard Vostok 6

1st Woman in Space Valentina Tereshkova
1st Woman in Space
Valentina Tereshkova
  • 1963-06-20 US & USSR agree to set up "Hot Line"
  • 1963-08-05 Britain, USA & USSR sign nuclear test ban treaty
  • 1963-09-18 USSR orders 58.5 million barrels of cereal from Australia
  • 1963-09-20 JFK proposes a joint US-Soviet voyage to the moon
  • 1963-09-24 US Senate ratifies treaty with Britain & USSR limiting nuclear testing

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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