On This Day
Notable events on this day in Russian history
1920: Russo-Polish War begins.
1945: U.S. and Soviet forces met at Torgau, Germany, on the Elbe River.
1945: United Nations Conference on International Organization meets in San Francisco, sponsored by China, Britain, the Soviet Union and the United States. Its purpose was to establish a United Nations to take the place of the League of Nations and to draw up the