Russian History (Part 13)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 1,826

  • 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

Alexey Leonov

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

  • 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. 1980)
  • 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; Life With An Idiot), born in Engels, Volga-German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (d. 1998)
  • 1934-11-26 Lyudmila Shevtsova, Soviet 800m runner (Olympic gold 1960), born in Taman, Krasnodar Krai, Russian SFSR
  • 1935-01-01 Valentin Nikolaevich N Benderov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1935-01-07 Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov, Soviet/Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 6, 19, 36/35), born in Vyazniki, Russia (d. 2014)
  • 1935-01-16 Udo Lattek, German football striker (VfL Osnabrück) and coach (Bayern Munich, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona), born in Boże, Poland (d. 2015)
  • 1935-04-09 Aulis Sallinen, Finnish composer, born in Salmi, Russia
  • 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)
  • 1935-07-12 Hans Tilkowski, German soccer goalkeeper (39 caps, West Germany; Westfalia Herne, Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt), born in Husen, Germany (d. 2020)
  • 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)
  • 1935-08-21 Vladimir Obukhov, Russian basketball coach (Soviet Union & Malta men's national teams; MBC Dynamo Moscow), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2020)
  • 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)
  • 1935-10-13 Alexey Kozlov, Russian jazz-fusion saxophonist, bandleader, and composer (Arsenal), born in Moscow, USSR
  • 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 Volkov, Russian 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
  • 1936-01-14 Ludmila Pinayeva, Soviet 500m kayaker (Olympic gold 1964, 1968, 1972), born in Krasnoye Selo, Russia
  • 1936-07-20 Kaleria Fadicheva, Russian ballerina (Kirov) and choreographer, born in Ust-Ijori, Leningrad, Russia (d. 1994) [1]
  • 1936-07-30 Yuri Alexandrovich Falik, Russian composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • 1936-08-31 Igor Zhukov, Russian pianist, conductor (Moscow Chamber Orchestra), and sound engineer, born in Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod), Russia (d. 2018)
  • 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, Soviet-Russian serial killer who murdered at least 52 women and children between 1978 and 1990, born in Yabluchne, Ukraine, Soviet Union (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)
  • 1936-11-16 Shirvani Chalayev, Daghestanian composer, born in Khosrekh, Daghestan, Russia
  • 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
  • 1937-02-16 Valentin Vasilyevich Bondarenko, Russian cosmonaut who died during training in a surdobar chamber, born in Kharkov. (d. 1961)
  • 1937-03-04 Yuri Aleksandrovich Senkevich, Russian cosmonaut

Valentina Tereshkova

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

  • 1937-03-11 Alexandra Zabelina, Russian fencer (Olympic gold USSR women's team foil 1960, 68, 72), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2022)
  • 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)
  • 1937-04-18 Tatyana Shchelkanova, Soviet long jumper (Olympic bronze 1964), born in Rostov, Russia (d. 2011)
  • 1937-05-03 Hans Cieslarczyk, German soccer striker (7 caps; West Germany; Borussia Dortmund, Karlsruher SC) and manager (FC Augsburg), born in Herne, Germany (d. 2020)
  • 1937-05-07 Aviard Gavrilovich Fastovets, Russian cosmonaut, born in Kovrov, Vladimir Oblast, Russia (d. 1991)
  • 1937-05-22 Viktor Ponedelnik, Russian soccer striker (29 caps Soviet Union; FC SKA Rostov-on-Don), born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia (d. 2020)
  • 1937-05-27 Andrei Bitov, Russian writer (Pushkin House), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2018)
  • 1937-06-12 Vladimir Arnold, Russian mathematician (Kolmogorov–Arnold–Moser theorem), born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 2010)
  • 1937-07-06 Vladimir Ashkenazy, Russian Grammy Award-winning pianist and conductor (Tchaikovsky Competition co-winner,1962), born in Gorky, Russia
  • 1937-07-25 Dmitry Smolsky, Belarusian orchestral, choral, theater and pop music composer, and teacher (Belarusian State Academy of Music, 1962-2014), born in Minsk, Belorussian SSR (d. 2017)
  • 1937-08-10 Anatoly Sobchak, Russian politician
  • 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
  • 1937-11-22 Nikolai Kapustin, Russian jazz pianist and composer, born in Horlivka, Soviet Ukraine (d. 2020)
  • 1938-01-23 Anatoly Marchenko, Soviet dissident, born in Barabinsk, Russia (d. 1986)
  • 1938-02-03 Vladimir Grigoryevich Fartushny, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1938-02-25 Viktor Kosichkin, Russian speed skater (Olympic gold 1960), born in Rybnoye (d. 2012)
  • 1938-03-06 Nikolai Manoshin, Russian soccer midfielder (8 caps; FC Torpedo Moscow, CSKA Moscow) and manager (Somalia, Yemen, Mali), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2022)
  • 1938-03-17 Rudolf Nureyev, Russian ballet dancer and 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-American pianist and conductor, born in Leningrad, USSR (now Saint Petersburg, Russia)
  • 1938-05-12 Andrei Amalrik, Russian writer and dissident (Will the Soviet Union Survive Until 1984), born in Moscow, Soviet Union (d. 1980)
  • 1938-05-25 Lyudmila Buldakova, Russian volleyball player (Olympic gold 1972), born in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 2006)
  • 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 in Moscow, Russia
  • 1938-07-30 Vyachselav Ivanenko, Russian race walker (Olympic gold 50k 1988), born in Kemerovo, Russia
  • 1938-08-16 Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1938-09-20 Pia Lindström, Swedish-American broadcast journalist and arts critic (WNBC-TV; Rusar i hans famn), and first child of Ingrid Bergman, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1938-12-06 Oxana Yablonskaya, Russian concert pianist, and music professor (Juilliard School, 1978-2009), born in Moscow, USSR
  • 1938-12-10 Yuri Temirkanov, Russian conductor (Kirov), born in Nalchik, Russia
  • 1939-02-03 Vladimir Yevgenyevich Preobrazhensky, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1939-03-23 Boris Tischenko, Russian-Soviet pianist and composer, born in Leningrad, USSR (now Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 2010)
  • 1939-04-01 Vitali Davydov, Russian ice hockey defenceman (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72; HC Dynamo Moscow), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1939-04-22 Yury Sharov, Russian fencer (Olympic gold Soviet Union, team foil 1964, silver 1968), born in Saratov, Russia (d. 2021)
  • 1939-05-06 Zhanna Yorkina, Russian cosmonaut, born in Soltsy, Russia (d. 2015)
  • 1939-06-07 Yuli Turovsky, Russian-Canadian cellist (Borodin Trio, 1976-91), conductor (I Musici de Montreal Chamber Orchestra, 1983-2011), and teacher, born in Moscow, USSR (d. 2013)
  • 1939-06-26 Ansar Ilgamovich, Russian cosmonaut, born in Satka, Russia
  • 1939-07-02 Valeri Vasilyevich Illarianov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1939-10-26 Vladimir Mikhailovich Beloborodov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Oloviyanna, Chita Region, Russia
  • 1939-11-11 Claudia Boyarskikh, Soviet cross country skier (5 Olympic gold 1964, 1968), born in Verkhnyaya Pyshma, Russia (d. 2009)
  • 1939-11-29 Gennadi Volnov, Russian basketball player (Olympic gold 1972), born in Moscow, Soviet Union (d. 1998)
  • 1939-12-22 Valentin Afonin, Russian soccer defender (42 caps; SKA Rostov-on-Don, CSKA Moscow), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 2021)
  • 1940-01-05 Yuri Ershov, Russian mathematician, born in Novosibirsk, Russia
  • 1940-03-07 Viktor Savinykh, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-4, T-13, TM-5), born in Berezkiny, Kirov
  • 1940-04-04 Vladimir Timofeyevich Isakov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Zilair, Russia
  • 1940-04-09 Vasily Dmitriyevich Shcheglov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Melovashka, Ukraine (d. 1973)
  • 1940-05-24 Joseph Brodsky, Russian-American poet and writer (Less than One, Nobel 1987), born in Leningrad, RSFSR, Soviet Union (d. 1996)
  • 1940-06-29 Vyacheslav Artyomov, Russian composer, born in Moscow
  • 1940-08-06 Mukhu Aliyev, Russian politician, President of Dagestan
  • 1940-09-28 Aleksandr Y Kalery, Russian cosmonaut

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