On This Day
Notable events on this day in Russian history
1803: The first Russian round-the-world expedition began under the leadership of Kruzenshtern
1864: Alexander II (Romanov) conferred authority over public, primary education to the Zemstva, bodies for local self-government.
1914: A 'sacred union' in the Fourth Duma voted war credits. Some socialists supported the war effort, while Lenin called for revolutionary 'defeatism'.
2000: Zvezda module docked with ISS