On This Day
Notable events on this day in Russian history
1799: Russian and British army under the Duke of York was defeated and forced to withdraw by the French under Vandamme at the battle of Bergen-op-Zoom.
1919: Nikolai Yudenich attacked Petrograd during the Russian Civil War with substantial British support, and nearly took the city.
1941: Ukrainian capital of Kiev captured by Hitler's Army
1947: Viktor Yerofeyev, writer, born