On this day

26 September
  • Independent Penza governorship established

  • Birth of Vladimir K. Andrievich, Major-General, Chief of Staff of the Transbaikal region, explorer of Transbaikal

  • Rear admiral Konstantin Staritsky was born

  • “Holy Alliance” was signed

  • Birthday of Ivan Pavlov, scientist, holder of medical doctoral degree, first Nobel prize winner in Russia

  • Birthday anniversary of Sergey Oldenburg, academician orientalist, one of the founders of the Russian School for study of Indian Culture

  • The Black Sea Fleet Museum was founded in Sevastopol

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