Soviet Union in History (Part 8)

Historical Events

Events 701 - 800 of 1,176

  • 1972-11-02 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1972-11-24 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1972-12-10 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1972-12-21 Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany
  • 1972-12-28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1973-01-08 USSR launches Luna 21 for Moon landing
  • 1973-01-16 USSR's Lunakhod 2 begins radio-controlled exploration of Moon
  • 1973-02-15 USSR launches Prognoz 3 to study sun (589/200,300 km)
  • 1973-04-19 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1973-05-18 Soviet party leader Brezhnev visits West Germany
  • 1973-06-03 At Paris air show, Tupolev 144, a Soviet supersonic airliner ("Concorde-ski"), crashes, 15 killed

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1973-06-18 Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev visits the US and President Nixon

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev
  • 1973-06-26 On Plesetsk Cosmodrome, USSR, 9 people are killed in an explosion of a Cosmos 3-M rocket.
  • 1973-07-21 USSR launches Mars 4 for fly-by (2600 km) of red planet
  • 1973-07-23 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1973-07-25 USSR launches Mars 5
  • 1973-08-05 USSR launches Mars 6
  • 1973-08-09 USSR launches Mars 7
  • 1973-08-15 USSR performs nuclear test
  • 1973-08-28 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1973-09-12 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1973-09-19 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1973-09-27 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1973-09-30 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1973-10-01 USSR-West Germany gas tunnel opens
  • 1973-10-26 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1973-12-21 Israel, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, US & USSR meet in Geneva to discuss the Arab-Israeli conflict
  • 1973-12-28 Alexander Solzhenitsyn publishes "Gulag Archipelago" - a literary investigation of the police-state system in the Soviet Union
  • 1974-01-30 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1974-02-13 Dissident Nobel writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn expelled from USSR

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1974-02-13 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian novelist and historian, is deported from the Soviet Union to Frankfurt, West Germany and stripped of his Soviet citizenship

Writer and Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Writer and Nobel Laureate
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • 1974-04-16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1974-04-23 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • 1974-05-16 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1974-05-31 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1974-06-27 US president Nixon visits USSR
  • 1974-06-30 Soviet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov defects to west
  • 1974-07-08 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1974-07-10 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1974-07-26 USSR's Soyuz fails to dock with Salyut 3
  • 1974-08-14 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1974-08-29 USSR performs underground nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1974-09-13 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1974-09-19 The KGB begin a large-scale operation to discredit Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and cut his communications with Soviet dissidents
  • 1974-11-02 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1974-12-16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1974-12-27 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1975-01-14 USSR breaks trade agreement with US
  • 1975-02-20 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1975-03-11 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1975-04-19 India launches 1st satellite with help of USSR
  • 1975-04-25 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1975-04-27 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1975-05-14 Dynamo Kyiv of the Soviet Union win 15th European Cup Winner's Cup over Ferencvár osi TC of Hungary 3-0
  • 1975-06-08 USSR launches Venera 9 for Venus landing
  • 1975-06-14 USSR launches Venera 10 for Venus landing
  • 1975-07-17 Apollo 18 & Soyuz 19 make 1st US/USSR linkup in space
  • 1975-08-23 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1975-09-29 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1975-10-05 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1975-10-09 Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov wins Nobel Peace Prize

Nuclear Physicist & Soviet Dissident Andrei Sakharov
Nuclear Physicist & Soviet Dissident
Andrei Sakharov
  • 1975-10-18 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1975-10-21 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1975-10-22 Soviet spacecraft Venera 9 soft-lands on Venus
  • 1975-10-25 USSR's Venera 10 makes day-side Venus landing
  • 1975-10-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1975-12-13 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1975-12-26 1st supersonic transport service (USSR-Tupolev-144)
  • 1976-01-15 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1976-02-07 World's largest telescope (600 cm) begins operation (USSR)
  • 1976-04-21 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1976-05-19 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1976-05-20 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • 1976-07-13 Court martial begins in USSR for Valeri Sablin (Hunt for Red Oct)
  • 1976-07-14 USSR banishes dissident Andrei Amalrik to Netherlands
  • 1976-07-23 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1976-07-29 USSR performs underground nuclear Test
  • 1976-08-04 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1976-08-09 USSR launches Luna 24, last Lunar flight to date from Earth
  • 1976-08-18 USSR's Luna 24 soft-lands on Moon
  • 1976-08-28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1976-09-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1976-10-06 US President Gerald Ford says there is "no Soviet domination in Eastern Europe"

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
  • 1976-11-05 USSR performs nuclear test
  • 1976-11-23 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1976-12-18 Soviet dissident Viktor Bukovskiexchanged for Chile CP-leader Corvalan
  • 1976-12-19 Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev receives his 5th Order of Lenin
  • 1976-12-30 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1977-01-26 Soviet figure skaters Sergei Shakrai & Marine Tcherkasova are 1st to perform a quadruple twist lift, Helsinki
  • 1977-02-02 Burn up of Salyut 4 Space Station (USSR)
  • 1977-02-16 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan
  • 1977-03-03 Men's Figure Skating Champions in Tokyo won by Vladimir Kovalev (USSR)
  • 1977-04-25 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1977-05-24 USSR President Podgorny resigns
  • 1977-05-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1977-06-16 Leonid Brezhnev named Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union
  • 1977-07-26 USSR performs underground nuclear Test
  • 1977-08-10 USSR performs (underground) nuclear test
  • 1977-08-17 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1977-08-19 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR

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