Tatarstan in History

Historical Events

  • 1579-07-08 Our Lady of Kazan, a holy icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, was discovered underground in the city of Kazan, Tatarstan
  • 1990-08-30 Tatarstan declares independence from the RSFSR.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1924-10-08 Arkady Vorobyev, Russian middle heavyweight (Olympic gold 1956, 60), born in Tetyushi, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia (d. 2012)