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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