Soviet Union in History (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 1,225

  • 1967-01-26 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • 1967-02-26 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-03-04 Ice Pairs Championship at Vienna won by Belousova & Protopopov (USSR)
  • 1967-03-25 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-04-20 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

RussiaOstankino Tower

1967-04-30 Ostankino Tower, the then highest free-standing structure in the world at 540m is finished in Moscow, Russia

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Ostankino Tower, Moscow
Ostankino Tower, Moscow
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  • 1967-05-19 USSR ratifies treaty with Britain & US banning nuclear weapons in space
  • 1967-05-28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-06-10 USSR drops diplomatic relations with Israel
  • 1967-06-12 USSR launches Venera 4 for parachute landing on Venus
  • 1967-06-14 USSR launches Kosmos 166 for observation of Sun from Earth orbit
  • 1967-07-15 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-08-04 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-09-16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-09-22 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-09-30 USSR's Kosmos 186 & 188 complete 1st automatic docking

  • 1967-10-06 USSR performs nuclear test
  • 1967-10-17 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-10-18 Soviet Venera 4 becomes 1st probe to send data back from Venus
  • 1967-10-19 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
  • 1967-10-30 USSR Kosmos 186 & 188 make 1st automatic docking & Venmera 13 launch
  • 1967-11-22 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1967-12-06 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • 1968-01-18 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968-01-31 Record high barometric pressure (1083.8 mb, 32"), at Agata, USSR
  • 1968-03-02 Ice Pairs Championship at Geneva won by Belousova & Protopopov of the Soviet Union
  • 1968-03-02 USSR launches space probe Zond 4; fails to leave Earth orbit
  • 1968-04-24 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968-05-21 USSR performs nuclear test (underground)
  • 1968-07-01 US, Britain, USSR & 58 nations sign Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
  • 1968-07-01 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1968-07-12 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968-07-15 Commercial air travel begins between US & USSR
  • 1968-08-15 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR

Soviet UnionWarsaw Pact Invasion of Czechoslovakia

1968-08-20 During the night 250,000 Soviet and Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia in response to the Prague Spring

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Crowds of protesters surround Soviet tanks during the first days of the invasion of Czechoslovakia
Crowds of protesters surround Soviet tanks during the first days of the invasion of Czechoslovakia
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  • 1968-08-20 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

  • 1968-08-21 After 5 years Soviet Union once again jams Voice of America radio
  • 1968-09-05 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968-09-14 USSR's Zond 5 is launched on 1st circumlunar flight
  • 1968-10-16 Czechoslovakia & Russian "accord" rules allies Soviet forces
  • 1968-10-26 Soviet Union launches spacecraft Soyuz 3
  • 1968-10-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • 1968-11-07 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1968-11-09 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1968-11-18 Soviets recover the Zond 6 spacecraft after a flight around the moon
  • 1968-12-18 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh, Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-01-02 Once influential daily sports newspaper, 'Soviet Sport' declares Czech super-star distance runner Emil Zatopek a "public enemy" after he supports democratic wing of the Communist Party at start of the Prague Spring
  • 1969-01-05 USSR Venera 5 launched for 1st successful planet landing (Venus)
  • 1969-01-10 USSR's Venera 6 launched for parachute landing on Venus
  • 1969-01-15 Soyuz 5 launched by Soviet Union
  • 1969-01-16 Soviet Soyuz 4 & Soyuz 5 perform 1st transfer of crew in space
  • 1969-01-17 Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 5 lands
  • 1969-03-07 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-03-26 Soviet weather satellite Meteor 1 launched
  • 1969-05-16 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh, Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-07-04 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

  • 1969-07-22 USSR launches Sputnik 50 & Molniya 1-12 communications satellite
  • 1969-07-23 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-09-11 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-09-26 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1969-10-01 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-10-12 Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 7 is launched
  • 1969-10-13 Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 8 is launched
  • 1969-10-14 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1969-10-29 USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1969-11-12 Author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn expelled from the Soviet Writers Union

Writer and Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Writer and Nobel Laureate
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • 1969-11-30 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-12-06 USSR performs nuclear test
  • 1969-12-28 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1969-12-30 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-01-29 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-02-01 West-Germany & USSR sign gas contract
  • 1970-02-19 USSR launches Sputnik 52 & Molniya 1-13 communications satellite
  • 1970-03-27 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-03-30 USSR wins its 8th straight world hockey championship
  • 1970-05-21 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

  • 1970-05-23 USSR performs nuclear test (underground)
  • 1970-05-24 The drilling of the Kola Superdeep Borehole begins in the Soviet Union
  • 1970-05-26 The Soviet Tupolev Tu-144 becomes the first commercial transport to exceed Mach 2
  • 1970-05-27 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-05-29 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1970-07-21 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-07-24 USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-09-06 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-09-12 Soviet unmanned spacecraft Luna 16 launched to the moon
  • 1970-09-20 Soviet spcecraft Luna 16 lands on Moon's Mare Fecunditatis, drills core sample
  • 1970-09-21 Soviet space probe Luna 16 leaves the Moon
  • 1970-09-24 Soviet space probe Luna 16 lands on earth after 1st unmanned round trip to moon
  • 1970-10-08 Soviet author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn wins the Nobel Prize for Literature
  • 1970-10-13 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • 1970-10-14 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • 1970-10-28 US/USSR sign an agreement to discuss joint space efforts
  • 1970-12-12 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1970-12-15 Soviet Venera 7 is 1st spacecraft to land on another planet (Venus)
  • 1970-12-17 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1970-12-23 USSR performs nuclear test
  • 1971-02-11 US, UK, USSR, others sign Seabed Treaty outlawing nuclear weapons
  • 1971-03-22 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 1971-03-23 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • 1971-04-19 USSR Salyut 1 launched; 1st manned lab in orbit

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