Soviet Union in History (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 1,177

  • 1968-11-07 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1968-11-09 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968-11-18 Soviets recover the Zond 6 spacecraft after a flight around the moon
  • 1968-12-18 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-01-02 "Soviet Sport" calls Emile Zatopek a public enemy
  • 1969-01-05 USSR Venera 5 launched for 1st successful planet landing (Venus)
  • 1969-01-10 USSR's Venera 6 launched for parachute landing on Venus
  • 1969-01-15 Soyuz 5 launched by Soviet Union
  • 1969-01-16 Soviet Soyuz 4 & Soyuz 5 perform 1st transfer of crew in space
  • 1969-03-07 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-03-26 Soviet weather satellite Meteor 1 launched
  • 1969-05-16 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-07-04 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-07-22 USSR launches Sputnik 50 & Molniya 1-12 communications satellite
  • 1969-07-23 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-09-11 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-09-26 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1969-10-01 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-10-14 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1969-10-29 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1969-11-12 Author Alexander Solzhenitsyn expelled from Soviet Writers Union
  • 1969-11-30 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-12-06 USSR performs nuclear test
  • 1969-12-28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-12-30 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-01-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-02-01 West-Germany & USSR sign gas contract
  • 1970-02-19 USSR launches Sputnik 52 & Molniya 1-13 communications satellite
  • 1970-03-27 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-03-30 USSR wins its 8th straight world hockey championship
  • 1970-05-21 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1970-05-23 USSR performs nuclear test (underground)
  • 1970-05-24 The drilling of the Kola Superdeep Borehole begins in the Soviet Union.
  • 1970-05-26 The Soviet Tupolev Tu-144 becomes the first commercial transport to exceed Mach 2.
  • 1970-05-27 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-05-29 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1970-07-21 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-07-24 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-09-06 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-09-24 Soviet space probe Luna 16 lands on earth after 1st unmanned round trip to moon
  • 1970-10-08 Soviet author Alexander Isayevich Solzhenitsyn wins Nobel Prize for Literature
  • 1970-10-13 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • 1970-10-14 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1970-10-28 US/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts
  • 1970-12-12 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1970-12-15 Soviet Venera 7 is 1st spacecraft to land on another planet (Venus)
  • 1970-12-16 1st successful landing on Venus (USSR)
  • 1970-12-17 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-12-23 USSR performs nuclear test
  • 1971-02-11 US, UK, USSR, others sign Seabed Treaty outlawing nuclear weapons
  • 1971-03-22 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1971-03-23 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1971-04-19 USSR Salyut 1 launched; 1st manned lab in orbit
  • 1971-04-25 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1971-05-19 USSR launches Mars 2, 1st spacecraft to crash land on Mars
  • 1971-05-25 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1971-05-28 USSR Mars 3 launched, 1st spacecraft to soft land on Mars
  • 1971-06-07 Soviet Soyuz 11 crew completes 1st transfer to orbiting Salyut space station
  • 1971-07-02 USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1971-09-13 Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet premier, buried in Moscow

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1971-09-16 West German chancellor Willy Brandt meets with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev
Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
  • 1971-09-27 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1971-10-04 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1971-10-09 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1971-10-21 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1971-10-22 USSR performs nuclear test
  • 1971-11-27 Soviet Mars 2 becomes 1st spacecraft to crash land on Mars
  • 1971-11-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1971-12-02 Soviet Mars 3 is first to soft land on Mars
  • 1971-12-15 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1971-12-22 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1971-12-30 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1972-01-06 Vladimir Bukovski is exiled from USSR
  • 1972-02-10 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1972-03-04 Libya & USSR signs cooperation treaty
  • 1972-03-10 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1972-03-28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1972-04-09 USSR & Iraq sign friendship treaty
  • 1972-04-10 US, USSR & 70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons
  • 1972-04-11 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1972-05-24 Glasgow Rangers of Scotland win 12th European Cup Winner's Cup against Dynamo Moscow 3-2 of the Soviet Union 3-2 in Barcelona
  • 1972-05-26 US President Richard Nixon & Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev sign SALT accord
  • 1972-06-05 Yugoslav president Josip Tito visits USSR
  • 1972-06-18 UEFA European Championship: West Germany defeat Soviet Union 3-0 in Brussels
  • 1972-06-29 USSR launches Prognoz 2 into earth orbit (549/200,000 km)
  • 1972-07-08 US sells grain to USSR for $750 million
  • 1972-07-09 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1972-07-14 USSR performs underground nuclear Test
  • 1972-08-16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1972-08-20 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1972-08-26 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1972-08-28 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1972-08-31 Olga Korbut, USSR, wins olympic gold medal in gymnastics

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1972-09-01 Bobby Fischer (US) defeats Boris Spassky (USSR) for world chess title

Chess Champion Bobby Fischer
Chess Champion
Bobby Fischer
  • 1972-09-02 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1972-09-04 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1972-09-10 US Men's olympic basketball team's 1st loss, 51-50 to USSR (disputed)
  • 1972-09-21 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1972-09-28 Canada defeats the USSR in the eigth and final game of the ice hockey Summit Series.
  • 1972-10-03 USSR performs nuclear test

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