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1 April 2015

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On This Day

Notable events on this day in Russian history

1823: Alexander Ostrovsky, writer, born (died 1886).

1839: Nikolai Przhevalsky, explorer and geographer, born (died 1888)

1882: Kornei Chukovsky, children's writer, writer, poet, translator, born (died 1969)

1954: Soviet Union offered to join NATO (founded 1948). Offer is rebuffed, seen as effort to slow US and allied troop buildup in Europe.

1971: Pavel Bure, hockey player, born