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On This Day

Notable events on this day in Russian history

1556: Troops sent on ships by Ivan IV take Astrakhan.

1860: Vladivostok founded.

1872: Alexander Gilferding, philologist, died (born 1831)

1939: Future cosmonaut Valery Vasilyevich Illarianov born in Moscow, Russia.

1950: Arkady Ivanovich Melua, cosmonaut, born

1977: Author Vladimir Nabokov died in Montreaux, Switzerland