What we know about Prince Dmitry Pozharsky?


What we know about Prince Dmitry Pozharsky?April 30, 2007 marks 365 years since the death of Prince Dmitry Pozharsky. Monument to Minin and Pozharsky installed in front of St. Basil's Cathedral on Red Square in Moscow, has become a calling card of the capital. Recently ...
 

"Soul full of flight" - of whom wrote that Pushkin?


"Soul full of flight" - of whom wrote that Pushkin?Avdotya Istomin was born on Christmas Cochelnik. The first day of the Christmas holidays - a holiday, which in pagan times symbolized the renewal of nature in Russia and is always accompanied by games, songs and dances, masks, greetings cards, fortune telling and ...
 

Who called Stirlitz in a skirt?


Who called Stirlitz in a skirt?April 28 marks 100 years since the birth of the Soviet writer Zoya Ivanovna Resurrection (Rybkina), which after-screen series "Seventeen Moments of Spring" friends dubbed "Stirlitz in a skirt". And the very fact that Zoya I. ...
 

Who was Charles Francis Richter?


Who was Charles Francis Richter?April 26, 1966 in 5 hours 23 minutes in the morning local time in Tashkent, a devastating earthquake. The seismic effect on the Earth's surface at the epicenter of over 8 points (on a 12-point scale of seismic intensity). It is in ...
 

Why are so paleontologist Ephraim drawn to fiction?


Why are so paleontologist Ephraim drawn to fiction?April 22 marks 100 years since the birth of Ivan Antonovich Efremov, a scientist who gave us such great books like "Andromeda", "Razor's Edge," "The Bull's Hour" and many other works, which allowed to look into the distant ...
 

What famous Napoleon III?


What famous Napoleon III?April 20, 1808 was born the famous nephew of Napoleon I, Napoleon III. His life is full of crazy adventures, romance and political dreams that could not come true until the end. But he is - a worthy follower of his uncle ... Ideas ...
 

Why Paul Look here called Maresyev scene?


Why Paul Look here called Maresyev scene?April 20, 1927 in the Ukrainian city of Luhansk born a boy, whom God has measured out so much talent that it was more than enough for several people. Although, when after 19 years of this long as a pole, awkward young man appeared ...
 

Who became the prototype of Gogol Vakula?


Who became the prototype of Gogol Vakula?April 18, 1825 in St. Petersburg, died Vladimir Borovikovsky, a man who for 38 years has created hundreds of portrait work. It was not just a year when the Academy of Fine Arts is preparing to celebrate the 30 anniversary of the assignment ...
 

What is most sorry for the great comedian Charlie Chaplin?


What is most sorry for the great comedian Charlie Chaplin?April 16, 1889 in a family of actors of one of London's music halls was born the next boy, who later remembered the world as a great comedian Charlie Chaplin. This fact did not cause any particular emotion from the parents. The child's father - singer ...
 

Could be "Stolypin reforms" without "Stolypin necktie"?


Could be "Stolypin reforms" without "Stolypin necktie"?Personality of Peter Stolypin Fiyaksl, come into the world 145 years ago, April 14, 1862, has never been unambiguous. During the violent social upheaval of the twentieth century, he kept walking the razor's edge, constantly risking not only their ...
 

Why Leonid Bykov shot the film about pilots?


Why Leonid Bykov shot the film about pilots?April 12 - is not only the Day of Astronautics. So it ordered the fate that on that day, in the far already in 1979, we lost a talented actor and director Leonid Bykov. He played a lot of beautiful roles, but the Soviet, and now ...
 

Who and when given appropriate advice to Arnold Schwarzenegger?


Who and when given appropriate advice to Arnold Schwarzenegger?Arnold Schwarzenegger (born July 30, 1947 in Austria. Full name - Arnold Schwarzenegger Heloise) today is one of the most beautiful and famous people on Earth. For nearly forty years, he embodies the ideal of the American dream ....
 

What can exploit his wife to rescue their husbands?


What can exploit his wife to rescue their husbands?April 10, 1583 was born Hugo Grotius, a man who had once sparkled in many medieval European capitals, the founder of international law. But, whatever he undertook, "Flying Dutchman" is still the author of one of the most ...
 

What can we learn from Bella Akhmadulina?


What can we learn from Bella Akhmadulina?April 10 - the birthday of the legendary poet Bella Akhmadulina. She is one of the largest Russian-language poets of the late XX century, it is the most common thread that connects the golden and silver age of our reality. "Treasure of Russian ...
 

Who were the heroes in the life of the rock opera "Juno and Avos"?


Who were the heroes in the life of the rock opera "Juno and Avos"?April 8, 1764 (new style) one of the noble families of St. Petersburg was born Nicholas Rezanov, who unexpectedly become almost an idol for a whole generation of Soviet people after more than 200 years. Specifically, 206 years later, when ...