Today is February 23, 2018

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    We stood at his post, platoons and porotno. immortal like fire. Calm, like granite. We — the army of the country. We — the army of the people. Great feat keeps our history. Music,...

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Born this day

  • Victor Fleming
    Victor Fleming was born February 23 in 1889 in California (USA). He did not arrive in the film — was the first race car driver and photographer, and only in 1911, tried his hand as an...
  • George Schedrovitsky
    Georgy Schedrovitsky Georgy Schedrovitsky born February 23 in 1929 in Moscow. He graduated from the Philosophy Faculty of Moscow State University in 1953. Founder of scientific school, founded...
  • George Frideric Handel
    George Frideric Handel Handel — a great musician and composer of the Enlightenment. He opened new perspectives in the development of the genre of opera and oratorio. George Frideric...
  • Kazimir Malevich
    K. Malevich. Self-portrait (between 1908 and 1911.) In Soviet times over the years, the name of Kazimir Malevich was under the tacit ban. The artist during his lifetime as much to ensure that...
  • Alexy II
    Alexy II Alexy II (in the world Alexis Ridiger), Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, was born February 23 in 1929 in the Estonian capital Tallinn. His father was a priest, and Alexei since...
  • Eugene Krylatov
    Evgeny Pavlovich Krylatov Evgeny Pavlovich was born Krylatov February 23 in 1934 in the city of Perm region Lys'va, in a working class family. In 1953, he graduated from the School of Music in...
  • Oleg Jankowski
    Oleg Jankowski Oleg Jankowski was born February 23 in 1944 HJK (Kazakhstan). His father, an officer in the Life Guards Semenov regiment, in Soviet times was repressed, and the family was exiled...
  • Karl Jaspers
    Karl Jaspers Jaspers had a decisive influence on the 20th century existentialism. He sought to combine the ideas of Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, with a tradition of academic philosophy, not...
  • Julius Fucik
    Julius Fucik Julius Fucik was born February 23 in 1903 in Prague. He studied at the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University. Even at 18, he became a member of the Communist Party of...
  • Tom Wesselmann
    Tom Wesselmann Tom Wesselmann came to the great art of business, design and crafts shop — at the beginning of his career, he hunted cartoons for newspapers and magazines ... Tom...

Died this day

  • Alexei Tolstoy
    Alexei Tolstoy Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy was born (December 29 in 1882) on January 10 in 1883 in the Saratov region, the son of the landlord. Alex was raised by his stepfather A.Bostromom,...
  • Michael Speranskii
    Mikhail Speranskii (portrait by an unknown artist beginning of the 1810s) Mikhail Speransky was born (1) 12 January in 1772 in the family priest Vladimir province, and received a traditional...
  • Alexander Matrosov
    Alexander M. Matrosov was born in Yekaterynoslav (now Dnepropetrovsk) February 5 in 1924. After the death of his parents was in custodial Ivanovo orphanage, where he stayed for 5 years. In...
  • Carl Friedrich Gauss
    Carl Friedrich Gauss Carl Friedrich Gauss was born on on April 30 in 1777 in Brunswick, the son of a plumber. Already in childhood showed a pronounced mathematical ability. In 1795-1798 he...
  • Fyodor Glinka
    Fyodor Glinka Fedor Glinka born (8) on June 19 in 1786 in the province of Smolensk. His early education was in the first Cadet Corps (1798-1803). In the 1805-1806 years was adjutant under...
  • Vera Komissarzhevskaia
    Vera Komissarzhevskaia Komissarzhevskaia born Vera F. November 8 in 1864 in St. Petersburg, the son of singer and director Theodore Komissarzhevsky. In 1888, Faith made her debut on the amateur...
  • Peter Gannushkin
    Peter Gannushkin Peter B. Gannushkin born (February 24) March 8 in 1875 in Ryazan province, in a large family of a rural doctor. It's time to learn in school, and in 1884, a friendly family...
  • John Keats
    John Keats John Keats was born October 31 in 1795 in London, the son liveryman. Having lost their parents in 14 years, Keats entered the training to the surgeon and pharmacist Thomas Hammond in...
  • Alexander Egorov
    Alexander Ilyich Yegorov The talented military commander Alexei Egorov played a big role in the development of the theory of the art of war and combat training and equipping of the Red Army in...