Soviet Union in History (Part 9)

Historical Events

Events 801 - 900 of 1,238

  • 1974-09-13 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1974-09-19 The KGB begin a large-scale operation to discredit Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and cut his communications with Soviet dissidents

Writer and Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Writer and Nobel Laureate
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • 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
  • 1975-05-28 Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 18 launches
  • 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

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1976-12-19 Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev receives his 5th Order of Lenin

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev
  • 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
  • 1977-05-18 US, USSR and other nations sign the Environmental Modification Convention which prohibits weather warfare having widespread, long-lasting or severe effects
  • 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
  • 1977-09-01 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1977-09-29 Soviet space station Salyut 6 launched into Earth orbit
  • 1977-09-30 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1977-10-07 USSR adoption of the Fourth Soviet Constitution.
  • 1977-10-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1977-12-26 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1978-03-31 USSR launches Kosmos 1000 navigational satellite
  • 1978-04-14 Korean Air Lines Boeing 707, fired on by Soviets, crashes in Russia
  • 1978-04-14 Thousands of Georgians demonstrate in the captial Tbilisi against Soviet attempts to change the constitutional status of the Georgian language
  • 1978-04-23 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1978-05-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1978-07-05 Soyuz 30 spacecraft touches down in Soviet Kazakhstan
  • 1978-07-05 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1978-07-13 Alexander Ginzburg sentenced by Soviet court to 8 years
  • 1978-07-14 Anatoly Scharansky convicted of anti-Soviet agitation
  • 1978-07-28 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1978-08-09 USSR performs (underground) nuclear test
  • 1978-08-10 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya
  • 1978-08-24 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1978-08-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1978-09-06 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1978-09-20 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1978-09-24 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1978-09-27 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1978-10-07 USSR performs nuclear test
  • 1978-10-15 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1978-10-17 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1978-11-03 USSR & Vietnam sign peace & friendship treaty
  • 1978-11-04 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1978-11-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1978-12-14 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1978-12-18 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1979-01-17 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1979-02-01 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1979-02-12 Kosmos 1076, 1st Soviet oceanographic satellite, launched
  • 1979-02-16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk
  • 1979-03-17 Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk & G Karponosov USSR
  • 1979-03-17 Men's Figure Skating Champ in Vienna won by Vladimir Kovalev (USSR)
  • 1979-05-06 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1979-05-20 1st western pop star to tour USSR-Elton John

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John

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