Tag Archives: Historical Birthdays

04 Sep
This Saturday 5th of September, Moscow will be celebrating the 868th  anniversary of its foundation. The city has received a total makeover during these last few days: flowers planted, walls scrubbed, roads cleaned… Displays have been installed everywhere claiming that Москва-лучший город земли (Mocow, the best city in the world) and wishing the beloved city ...
12 Mar
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Валенти́на Влади́мировна Терешко́ва ), born 6th March  1937, is a retired Soviet cosmonaut and engineer and is famous for being the first woman, and first civilian, to have flown in space! She was never a part of the army or anything like that, but was an amateur skydiver before being selected from ...