May in Russian History

Calendar of Russian History
31 Pin-lisäystä324 Seuraajat
1 May 1960. U-2 incident: United States spy plane gets shot down in Soviet airspace

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

2 May 1729. Catherine the Great is born

2 May 1729. Catherine the Great is born

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

3 May 1808. 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 1966. The VAZ automobile factory is established in cooperation with Fiat

5 May 1762. The Treaty of St. Petersburg between Russia and Prussia end the Seven Years’ War

5 May 1762. The Treaty of St. Petersburg between Russia and Prussia end the Seven Years’ War

6 May 2012. 400 protesters arrested in a liberal opposition's rally “March of Millions" against Putin’s inauguration

6 May 2012. 400 protesters arrested in a liberal opposition's rally “March of Millions" against Putin’s inauguration

7 May 1895. Alexander Popov demonstrates radio receiver. Radio Day.

7 May 1895. Alexander Popov demonstrates radio receiver. Radio Day.

8 May 1984. Soviet Boycott on the Los Angeles Summer Olympics was announced on this day

8 May 1984. Soviet Boycott on the Los Angeles Summer Olympics was announced on this day

9 May 1945. Victory Day

9 May 1945. Victory Day

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

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