Nikita Khrushchev

Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev Full Name: Nikita Khrushchev
Nationality: Russian

Profession: Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Why Famous: Leader of the USSR during the Cuban missile crisis

Born: April 15, 1894
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kalinovka, Russia

Died: September 11, 1971 (aged 77)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Historical Events in the Life of Nikita Khrushchev

  • 1942-08-04 Col-gen Jeremenko arrives in Stalingrad/welcomed by Nikita Khrushchev
  • 1953-02-28 Stalin meets with Beria, Bulganin, Khrushchev & Malenkov
  • 1953-09-14 Nikita Khrushchev appointed First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, succeeding Malenkov
  • 1955-05-26 Khrushchev arrives in Belgrade
  • 1956-02-25 Nikita Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference
  • 1956-06-04 Speech by Khrushchev criticising Stalin made public
  • 1957-06-02 US TV interviews Nikita Khrushchev
  • 1958-03-27 Nikita Khrushchev becomes Soviet Premier as well as First Secretary of the Communist Party
  • 1959-05-25 Khrushchev visits Angola
  • 1959-07-24 US VP Nixon argues with Khrushchev, known as "Kitchen Debate"
  • 1959-09-15 Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrives in US to begin a 13-day visit
  • 1959-09-19 Nikita Khrushchev is denied access to Disneyland
  • 1959-09-27 Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his US visit
  • 1960-02-26 Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev voices support for Indonesia
  • 1960-10-12 Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev bangs his shoe on his desk at UN General Assembly session
  • 1961-06-03 JFK & Khrushchev meet in Vienna
  • 1961-08-07 Soviet premier Khrushchev predicts USSR economy will surpass US
  • 1962-10-26 Nikita Khrushchev sends note to JFK offering to withdraw his missiles from Cuba if US closed its bases in Turkey: offer is rejected
  • 1962-10-28 Cuban missile crisis: US President JFK receives letter from Soviet Leaderr Khrushchev suggesting agreement
  • 1963-01-16 Khrushchev claims to have a 100-megaton nuclear bomb
  • 1963-06-28 Khrushchev visits East-Berlin
  • 1964-05-09 Khrushchev visits Egypt
  • 1964-10-14 Premier Nikita Khrushchev replaced by Leonid Brezhnev as General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party
  • 1971-09-13 Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet premier, buried in Moscow

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