May in Russian History

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

11 May 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 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 Circassian Genocide Mourning Day.Over million people exiled or killed

2 May 1729. Catherine the Great is born

Summary of Catherine the Great. Catherine II was the most educated ruler of Russia.

9 May 1945. Victory Day

The inevitable military conflict that grew out of the consequences of WWI.

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 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

Fantastic colour photos from the Russian Empire - Harringay online

15 May 1157. Prince Yuri Dolgorukiy dies

15 May Prince Yuri Dolgorukiy dies

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

18 May 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 Kievan Prince Vladimir II Monomakh dies

20 May 1925. Soviet aircraft designer Alexey Tupolev is born

20 May Soviet aircraft designer Alexey Tupolev is born

22 May 1896. The Father of astronautics Konstantin Tsiolkovsky derives a formula on rocket travel to space

22 May The Father of astronautics Konstantin Tsiolkovsky derives a formula on rocket travel to space

1 May 1960. U-2 incident: United States spy plane gets shot down in Soviet airspace

1 May incident: United States spy plane gets shot down in Soviet airspace

3 May 1808. Finnish War: the fortress of Sveaborg is taken by Russians from Sweden

3 May Finnish War: the fortress of Sveaborg is taken by Russians from Sweden

4 May 1966. The VAZ automobile factory is established in cooperation with Fiat

4 May The VAZ automobile factory is established in cooperation with Fiat

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