On This Day
Notable events on this day in Russian history
1898: Russian Museum (St. Petersburg) opened.
1918: Bolsheviks change their name to the Russian Communist Party
1921: Red Army, commanded by Trotsky, attacks sailors of Kronstadt
1941: Andrei Mironov, actor, born
1954: First time Russia competed in an international ice hockey tournament, Stockholm, Sweden, beating Canada 7 - 2 and taking the world title