Today in Saint-Peresburg
First Russian postcards
Yes, this year we have a reason to celebrate 150 years of the first Russian postcards!
February 12, 1881
Anna Pavlova, a great Russian dancer, a model of not just Russian
January 26, 1941
January 26th is a remarkable date in the St. Petersburg musical calendar
January 30, 1937
On January 30th, 1937, an outstanding Russian chess player andthe 10th world champion Boris Spassky was born in Leningrad.
January 15, 1923
On January 15, 1923, a great Russian actor Yevgeny Vesnik was born in Petrograd.
Musician Leonid Valentinovich Fedorov
January 8, 1963
A remarkable musician Leonid Valentinovich Fedorov was born in Leningrad...
December 4, 1882
Yakov Isidorovich Perelman was born in Bialystok. In 1901, becoming a student at the Forestry Institute, he moved to St. Petersburg...