On This Day
Notable events on this day in Russian history
1992: The body of Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich Romanov, heir to the vacant Russian throne, was returned to St. Petersburg for burial. He died in Miami on April 21, 1992.
1994: Aldrich Ames, former CIA agent, and his wife, Rosario, pleaded guilty to spying for Moscow. He was sentenced to life in prison.
2001: First paying space tourist, American Dennis Tito, launched aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft with two cosmonauts for a week stay aboard the ISS.