Russian History (Part 10)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,394

  • 1931-03-17 Eunice Gayson, British actress and 1st Bond Girl (Sylvia Trench- "Dr. No" and "From Russia With Love"), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • 1931-03-23 Yevdokiya Mekshilo, Soviet skier (Olympic gold 1964), born in Gorno-Altaysk, Russia (d. 2013)
  • 1931-03-30 Aleksey Vasilyevich Sorokin, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1931-04-12 Leonid Derbenyov, Russian poet-songwriter, born in Moscow (d. 1995)
  • 1931-04-25 Felix Berezin, Russian physicist and mathematician (Berezin integral), born in Moscow (d. 1980)
  • 1931-04-27 Igor Oistrach, Russian violinist, son of David Oistrach, born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • 1931-05-04 Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Russian conductor (USSR State Radio), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1931-07-23 Viktor Korchnoi, Russian-born chess grandmaster, born in Leningrad (d. 2016)
  • 1931-10-24 Sofia Gubaidulina, Tatar-Russian composer (Stimmen Verstummen), born in Chistopol, Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
  • 1932-01-03 Anatoli Petrovich Kuklin, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1932-01-21 Boris Shakhlin, Russian gymnast (Olympic gold 1956-60-64)
  • 1932-03-14 Naina Yeltsina, Russia's first First Lady
  • 1932-03-24 Yuri Anatoyevich Ponomaryov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 18 backup)
  • 1932-04-04 Andrei Tarkovsky, Soviet filmmaker (Andrei Rublev, Mirror, Stalker), born in Zavrazhye, Russia, Soviet Union (d. 1986)
  • 1932-04-15 Nikolai Porvatkin, Russian cosmonaut, born in Vozdvizhenka, Saratov Oblast (d. 2009)
  • 1932-04-29 Yevgeni Alekseyevich Zaikin, Russian cosmonaut (Voshkod 2 backup)
  • 1932-06-20 Robert Rozhdestvensky, Soviet poet, born in Kosikhinsky District, Russia (d. 1994)
  • 1932-07-16 Oleg Protopopov, Russian olympic pairs skater (Gold 1964, 68), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 1932-08-20 Vasily Aksyonov, Soviet-Russian novelist (The Burn), born in Kazan, Soviet Union (d. 2009)
  • 1932-08-25 Anatoli Yakovlevich Kartashov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Sadovoye, Russia (d. 2005)
  • 1932-08-27 Mikhail Nikolayevich Burdayev, Feodosina Krim, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1932-09-18 Nikolay Rukavishnikov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 10, 16, 33), born in Tomsk, Russia (d. 2002)
  • 1932-09-18 Valery Ryumin, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 25, 32/34, 35/37), born in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Russia
  • 1932-10-14 Anatoly Larkin, Russian-American physicist, born in Kolomna, Russia (d. 2005)
  • 1932-12-05 Fazu Aliyeva, Russian poet, novelist and journalist who helped develop Dagestani in Russian literature, born in Khunzakhsky District, Soviet Union (d. 2016)
  • 1932-12-16 Rodion Konstantinovich Schedrin, composer (Humpback Horse), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1933-01-18 Vladimir Yevgrafovich Bugrov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow
  • 1933-02-12 Ivan Nikolayevich Anikeyev, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1933-02-14 Andrey Mikhaylovich Volkonsky, Russian composer, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 2008)
  • 1933-03-05 Evgeni Vasiukov, Russian chess grandmaster (World Senior Champion 1995), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2018)
  • 1933-03-20 Alexander Gorodnitsky, Russian geologist and poet
  • 1933-04-15 Boris Strugatsky, Soviet-Russian science fiction author (Tale of Troika), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 2012)
  • 1933-05-12 Andrey Voznesensky, Russian poet
  • 1933-07-18 Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Russian poet (Bratsk Station), born in Zima, Siberia (d. 2017)
  • 1933-08-19 Vladimir Borisovich Alekseyev, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1933-09-12 Tatiana Doronina, Russian actress, born in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1933-09-18 Valentina Ponomaryova, Soviet cosmonaut (Vostok 6 backup), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1933-09-30 Mars Zakirovich Rafikov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1933-10-27 Valentin Boreyko, Russian rower (Olympic gold 1960), born in Leningrad (d. 2012)
  • 1934-03-04 Gleb Yakunin, Russian priest and dissident, born in Moscow

Person of interestYuri Gagarin

1934-03-09 Yuri Gagarin, Russian cosmonaut and 1st man into space (aboard Vostok 1), born in Klushino, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 1968)

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin
Cosmonaut
Yuri Gagarin
  • 1934-03-23 Ludvig Faddeev, Russian mathematician
  • 1934-03-31 Grigori Grigoyevich Nelyubov, Russian cosmonaut (Vostok 1 backup)
  • 1934-04-01 Vladimir Posner, Russian-French-American journalist who represented and explained the views of the Soviet Union during the Cold War, born in Paris

Person of interestAlexey Leonov

1934-05-30 Alexei Leonov, Russian cosmonaut (Voskhod 2, first person to walk in space), born in Listvyanka, Soviet Union (d. 2019)

Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov
Cosmonaut
Alexey Leonov
  • 1934-06-16 Elvira Vinogradova, Russian TV persona
  • 1934-08-02 Valery Bykovsky, Soviet cosmonaut (Vostok 5, Soyuz 22, 31), born in Pavlovsky Posad, Russia
  • 1934-08-15 Valentin Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Sukhaya Tereshka, Russia (d. 1908)
  • 1934-10-12 Albert Shiryaev, Russian mathematician, known for his work in probability theory, statistics and financial mathematics, born in Shchyolkovo, Russia
  • 1934-11-24 Alfred Schnittke, Russian composer (St Florian)
  • 1935-01-01 Valentin Nikolaevich N Benderov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1935-06-13 Aleksandr Alekseyevich Kiselyov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow
  • 1935-06-27 Eduard Pavlovich Kugno, Russian cosmonaut, born in Poltava, Ukraine (d. 1994)
  • 1935-07-19 Vasily Livanov, Russian film actor and screenwriter, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1935-08-17 Oleg Tabakov, Soviet-Russian actor and artistic director (Moscow Art Theatre), born in Saratov, Russian SFSR (d. 2018)
  • 1935-09-05 Mikhail Ivanovich Lisun, Russian cosmonaut, born in Gruzkoye, Ukraine (d. 2012)
  • 1935-09-11 Gherman Stepanovich Titov, Soviet cosmonaut (Vostok II), born in Kosikhinsky District, Russia (d. 2000)
  • 1935-11-10 Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov, Russian astrophysicist and cosmologist, born in Moscow, Russian SFSR
  • 1935-11-22 Ludmila Belousova, Russian pairs skater (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in Ulyanovsk, Russia (d. 2017)
  • 1935-11-23 Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 11), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1935-12-22 Oleg Alekseyevich Protopopov, Russian pairs skater (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 1936-07-30 Yuri Alexandrovich Falik, Russian composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • 1936-09-21 Yury Luzhkov, Russian politician (2nd Mayor of Moscow, 1992-2010), born in Moscow
  • 1936-09-27 Yuri Nikolayevich Stepanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1936-10-07 Gennadi Mikhailovich Kolesnikov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Dauriya, Russia
  • 1936-10-16 Andrei Chikatilo, Russian serial killer (d. 1994)
  • 1936-10-31 Sergei Nikolayevich Gaidukov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Zhuravka, Voronezh, Russia (d. 2008)
  • 1936-11-06 Mikhail Vladimirovich Sologub, Russian cosmonaut, born in Buguruslan, Orenburg Oblast (d. 1996)
  • 1936-12-29 Eduard Martsevich, Soviet-Russian actor and People's Artist of the RSFSR, born in Tbilisi, USSR (d. 2013)
  • 1937-01-30 Boris Spassky, Russian chess player (world champion 1969-72, born in Leningrad, Russia
  • 1937-03-04 Yuri Aleksandrovich Senkevich, Russian cosmonaut

Person of interestValentina Tereshkova

1937-03-06 Valentina Tereshkova, Soviet cosmonaut and 1st woman in space (Vostok 6), born in Maslennikovo, Russia

1st Woman in Space Valentina Tereshkova
1st Woman in Space
Valentina Tereshkova
  • 1937-03-15 Valentin Rasputin, Russian writer (To Live and Remember), born in Atalanka, Soviet Union (d. 2015)
  • 1937-03-17 Galina Samsova, Russian ballerina, born in Stalingrad, Soviet Union
  • 1937-04-10 Bella Akhmadulina, Russian poet (The String, Fever), born in Moscow (d. 2010)
  • 1937-04-17 Eduard Stepanov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Werkhopeniye, Russia (d. 2015)
  • 1937-05-07 Aviard Gavrilovich Fastovets, Russian cosmonaut, born in Kovrov, Vladimir Oblast, Russia (d. 1991)
  • 1937-05-31 Vladislav Ivanovich Gulyayev, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1937-06-12 Vladimir Arnold, Russian mathematician (Kolmogorov–Arnold–Moser theorem), born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 2010)
  • 1937-07-06 Vladimir Ashkenazy, Russian pianist and conductor (Tchaikovsky-1962), born in Gorky, Russia
  • 1937-08-10 Anatoly Sobchak, Russian politician
  • 1937-08-17 Yevgeni Aleksandrovich Illyin, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1937-09-06 Irina Bayanovna Solovyova, Russian cosmonaut, born in Tula Oblast, Russia
  • 1937-09-11 Iosif Kobzon, Soviet-Russian singer and businessman, born in Chasiv Yar, Ukraine (d. 2018)
  • 1937-09-26 Valentin Pavlov, Russian politician and Prime Minister of the Soviet Union (1991), born in Moscow, Soviet Union (d. 2003)
  • 1937-10-11 Georgi Vladimirovich Machinski, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1937-11-20 Viktoriya Tokareva, Russian playwright, born in Leningrad, Soviet Union
  • 1938-02-03 Vladimir Grigoryevich Fartushny, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1938-02-25 Viktor Kosichkin, Russian speed skater (Olympic gold 1960), born in Rybnoye (d. 2012)
  • 1938-03-17 Rudolf Nureyev, Russian ballet dancer/choreographer (Kirov), born on a train near Irkutsk, Soviet Union (d. 1993)
  • 1938-03-20 Sergei Petrovich Novikov, Russian Mathematician, Fields Medalist
  • 1938-04-09 Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian politician (Prime Minister of Russia), born in Chernyy Otrog, Russia (d. 2010)
  • 1938-05-10 Maxim Shostakovich, Russian conductor (Atlanta Symphony), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Soviet Union
  • 1938-05-12 Andrei Amalrik, Russian writer/dissident
  • 1938-05-26 Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, Russian playwright and novelist
  • 1938-07-30 Vyacheslav Ivanov, Soviet rower (3 Olympic gold single sculls 1956, 60, 64), born Moscow, Russia
  • 1938-08-16 Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1938-09-20 Pia Lindström, Swedish critic (WNBC-TV), journalist (From Russia With Love) and first child of Ingrid Bergman, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1938-12-10 Yuri Temirkanov, Russian conductor (Kirov), born in Nalchik, Russia
  • 1939-02-03 Vladimir Yevgenyevich Preobrazhensky, Russian cosmonaut

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