Dates of dayToday, on May, 16th:
239 years ago - in 1768 the decree about installation in Petersburg naberegu Neva of a monument to Peter I in a consequence received the name « is published; the Copper horseman ». For a decree embodiment in life bylpriglashen the French sculptor Falkone.
111 years ago - 1896 in Petersburg, in a summer garden « the Aquarium » in an operetta interval « Alfred - the pasha in Paris » has passed the first in Rossiikinoseans. Now on this place there is a film studio « Lenfilm ».
97 years ago - in 1910 in Petersburg in a family of the factory doctor living in area of the Neva Outpost, poetess Olga Berggolts who has become by one of symbols of blockade Leningrad was born.
50 years ago - in 1957 there was a decree of Presidium VerhovnogoSoveta of the USSR about medal establishment « In memory 250 - letijaleningrada ». Anniversary on a broader scale - that was for four years earlier.
40 years ago - in 1967 in Leningrad at Factory of Kozitsky bylavypushchena the first party of colour TVs « the Rainbow ».
35 years ago - in 1972 to the Leningrad poet Joseph Brodsky bylopredpisano to leave Soviet Union.