May in Russian History

Calendar of Russian History
31 Pin-lisäykset321 Seuraajat
11 May 1891. Otsu Incident. Assassination attempt of future emperor Nicholas II

11 May 1891. Otsu Incident. Assassination attempt of future emperor Nicholas II

16 May 1812. Mikhail Kutuzov signs the Treaty of Bucharest ending the Russo-Turkish War that added Bessarabia to the Russian Empire

16 May 1812. Mikhail Kutuzov signs the Treaty of Bucharest ending the Russo-Turkish War that added Bessarabia to the Russian Empire

21 May 1864. Circassian Genocide Mourning Day.Over 1.5 million people exiled or killed

21 May 1864. Circassian Genocide Mourning Day.Over 1.5 million people exiled or killed

2 May 1729. Catherine the Great is born

2 May 1729. Catherine the Great is born

10 May 2002. Russian spy Robert Hanssen sentenced to life in prison after passing top secrets from the FBI to Russia for 20 years

10 May 2002. Russian spy Robert Hanssen sentenced to life in prison after passing top secrets from the FBI to Russia for 20 years

13 May 1925. The Uzbek SSR joined the Soviet Union

13 May 1925. The Uzbek SSR joined the Soviet Union

15 May 1157. Prince Yuri Dolgorukiy dies

15 May 1157. Prince Yuri Dolgorukiy dies

17 May 1727. Empress Catherine I dies

17 May 1727. Empress Catherine I dies

18 May 1896. 1,389 die at the Khodynka Tragedy as the coronation festivities of Nicholas II turn into mass panic

18 May 1896. 1,389 die at the Khodynka Tragedy as the coronation festivities of Nicholas II turn into mass panic

19 May 1125. Kievan Prince Vladimir II Monomakh dies

19 May 1125. Kievan Prince Vladimir II Monomakh dies

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