A day in history
1634 – The Smolensk War between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Moscow State ended with the Peace of Polyanav.
1800 — the construction of the White House was completed in Washington, and the first residents moved in: the president John Adams with his wife.
1972 — a poet Iosif Brodzki headed for forced emigration from the USSR.
1989 — a student protest demonstration was finally suppressed on Tiananmen Square in Beijing.
1989 — the first partially free parliamentary elections were held in Poland, in which, despite the quotas for the communist regime, the Solidarity movement won.
They were born on this day
1867 — Gustav MannerheimMarshal of Finland, President of Finland in 1944–1946.
1946 — Ludmila Brzhazovskayaballerina, People’s Artist of the BSSR.
1847– died Staffan Hrabovskya military figure, one of the leaders of the liberation uprising of 1794.
1872 – died Stanislav ManyushkaBelarusian and Polish composer.
1953 – died Joseph Voronkathe first prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of the government of the BNR.
1986 – died Constance Bouillota poetess.
2013 – died Yuras Bushlyakov, Belarusian linguist, employee of the Belarusian editorial office of Radio Svaboda. One of the co-authors of the book “Belarusian Classical Spelling”.
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