Moscow in History (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 220 of 220

Film Premiere

2010-06-20 "Despicable Me" directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud with voices by Steve Carell and Jason Segel premieres at the Moscow Film Festival

  • 2011-01-24 At least 35 died and 180 injured in a bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport.

Film Premiere

2011-06-23 "Transformers: Dark of the Moon", directed by Michael Bay and starring Shia LaBeouf premieres at the Moscow Film Festival

  • 2011-11-06 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Moscow, Russia: Czech pair Lucie Hradecká & Květa Peschke beats Maria Kirilenko & Elena Vesnina of Russia to clinch a 3-2 win for the visitors in the final
  • 2012-04-03 Moscow fire kills 17 migrant workers
  • 2012-08-17 Gay pride events are banned for a century in Moscow
  • 2012-09-22 7 pedestrians are killed by a drunk driver who hit a bus stop at 200km an hour in Moscow
  • 2012-12-29 5 people are killed in a Tupolev Tu-204 plane crash in Moscow
  • 2013-08-10 14th Athletics World Championships open at Moscow, Russia

Sports History

2013-08-11 Usain Bolt of Jamaica records best time of the year (9.77s) to edge out American Justin Gatlin and win 100m at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, Russia

Boxing Title Fight

2013-10-05 Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko beats Russian Alexander Povetkin in a 12 round unanimous points decision in Moscow to retain his WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO heavyweight titles

  • 2014-02-03 2 students are shot & killed in a school shooting in Moscow
  • 2014-07-15 20 people are killed & 100 are injured after a train derails in Moscow
  • 2015-02-27 Russian politician Boris Nemtsov is assassinated in Moscow
  • 2017-05-29 Violent storm and high winds in Moscow, Russia leaves 13 dead
  • 2018-02-03 Moscow has its heaviest snowfall in a day on record, killing one and bringing down 2,000 trees
  • 2018-02-11 Russian airliner crashes south-east of Moscow, killing all 71 on board

FIFA World Cup

2018-06-14 21st FIFA World Cup opens at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia with British singer Robbie Williams and Russian soprano Aida Garifullina performing

FIFA World Cup

2018-07-15 FIFA World Cup Final, Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia: Former captain Didier Deschamps becomes only the 3rd man to win the event as a player and coach as France beats Croatia, 4-2

  • 2019-05-05 At least 41 people die when a Russian Aeroflot plane catches fire after an emergency landing at Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 244 of 244

  • 1965-10-20 Mikhail Shtalenkov, Russian NHL goalie (Team Russia, Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1965-12-25 Dmitri Mironov, Russian ice hockey defenseman (Olympic gold 1992; NHL All Star 1997-98; Stanley Cup 1998 Detroit RWs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Pittsburgh Penguins), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1966-04-15 Andrei Olhovskiy, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1966-10-26 Olga Bicherova, Soviet gymnast (won title at 15 yrs 33 days), born in Moscow, Russian SFSR
  • 1966-12-22 Dmitry Bilozerchev, Soviet/Russian gymnast, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1967-02-04 Sergei Grinkov, Russian figure skater (with Ekaterina Gordeeva - Pairs World Championship, 1986-87, 1989-90; Olympic gold, 1988 & 94), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1995)
  • 1970-01-17 Genndy Tartakovsky, Russian-born animator, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1970-04-07 Alexander Karpovtsev, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1970-07-22 Sergei Zubov, Russian NHL defenseman (Team Russia, Pittsburgh), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1970-09-06 Igor Korolev, Russian ice hockey player (Team Russia, Winnipeg), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1970-10-01 Alexei Zhamnov, Russian NHL center (Winnipeg Jets; Olympic gold 1992), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1971-03-23 Alexander Selivanov, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1971-04-18 Oleg Petrov, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1971-10-10 Evgeny Kissin, Russian concert pianist, born in Moscow
  • 1971-11-03 Unai Emery, Spanish soccer manager (Valencia, Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, PSG, Arsenal), born in Hondarribia, Spain
  • 1972-03-21 Boris Mironov, Russian ice hockey defenseman (Olympic silver 1998, bronze 2002; Edmonton Oilers, Chicago Blackhawks), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1972-10-20 Oleg Fediukov, Russian dance skater (with partner Debbie Koegel), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1973-02-24 Alexei Kovalev, NHL right wing (NY Rangers), born in Moscow, Russia

Sergey Brin

1973-08-21 Sergey Brin, Russian-born American computer scientist and businessman (co-founded Google with Larry Page), born in Moscow, Soviet Union

  • 1974-01-13 Sergei Brylin, Russian NHL center (NJ Devils), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1974-04-09 Alexander Pichushkin, Russian serial killer (known as The Chessboard Killer and The Bitsa Park Maniac), born in Mytishchi, Moscow Oblast, Russia
  • 1974-06-13 Valeri Bure, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1976-05-29 Yegor Titov, Russian soccer midfielder, coach (Russia 41 caps), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1977-01-18 Alina Jidkova, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1977-09-05 Alexey Harkov, Russian bassist (Kipelov, Sergey Mavrin), born in Khimki, Moscow
  • 1978-10-27 Sergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player, born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1978-12-20 Andrei Markov, Russian ice hockey player, born in Voskresensk, Moscow Oblast, Russia
  • 1979-09-04 Maxim Afinogenov, Russian ice hockey player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1980-01-27 Marat Safin, Russian tennis player (US Open 2000, Australian Open 2005), born in Moscow, Russia

Anna Kournikova

1981-06-07 Anna Kournikova, Russian tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1999, 2002), born in Moscow, USSR

  • 1981-07-08 Anastasia Myskina, Russian tennis player (2004 French Open), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1981-10-02 Luke Wilkshire, Australian soccer defender (80 caps; Dynamo Moscow, Bristol City), born in Wollongong, Australia
  • 1982-06-25 Mikhail Youzhny, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1982-12-09 Tamilla Abassova, Russian cyclist, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1982-12-12 Dmitry Tursunov, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow
  • 1984-09-07 Vera Zvonareva, Russian tennis player (4 x Grand Slam doubles titles; US Open, Wimbledon 2010 runner-up; Federation Cup 2004, 08), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1984-11-01 Miloš Krasić, Serbian soccer winger (46 caps; CSKA Moscow, Juventus), born in Mitrovica, Kosovo
  • 1985-02-27 Diniyar Bilyaletdinov, Russian footballer, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1985-04-12 Olga Seryabkina, Russian singer and songwriter (Serebro), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1987-01-25 Maria Kirilenko, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1988-01-25 Tatiana Golovin, Russian-born French tennis player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1989-10-30 Nastia Liukin, Russian born American gymnast (2008 Olympic Champion), born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1996-02-11 Daniil Medvedev, Russian tennis player (US Open 2021), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1996-07-01 Adelina Sotnikova, Russian figure skater (Olympic gold individual, 2014), born in Moscow, Russia

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths