Events in country - Ukraine

  • 1648-06-24Cossacks slaughter 2,000 Jews and 600 Polish Catholics in Ukraine
  • 1653-10-01Russian parliament accepts annexation of Ukraine
  • 1727-05-07Jews are expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I of Russia
  • 1881-05-05Anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine
  • 1913-08-20Piotr Nesterow 1st flight (Kiev Ukraine)
  • 1915-01-17Russia occupies Bukovina and Western Ukraine
  • 1917-11-20Ukrainian Republic declared
  • 1918-01-22Ukraine proclaimed a free Republic (German puppet)
  • 1918-02-22Germany claims Baltic states, Finland and Ukraine from Russia
  • 1918-03-09Ukrainian mobs massacre Jews of Seredino Buda
  • 1919-08-10Ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine
  • 1920-01-311st Ukrainian daily newspaper in US (NYC) begins publication
  • 1920-04-24Polish troops attack Ukraine
  • 1920-04-27Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence
  • 1922-12-30Soviet Union organized as a federation of RSFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Belorussian SSR and Transcaucasian SSR
  • 1939-03-16Hungary annexes Republic of Karpato-Ukraine
  • 1941-06-25Germans invade Dubno Poland, giving permission to Ukrainians to do whatever they want to 12,000 Jews living there
  • 1941-06-30Pro-Nazi group declares Ukraine independence
  • 1941-07-21200 Jewish Torahs are burned in Ukraine
  • 1941-07-27German army enters Ukraine
  • 1941-09-16German armour troops surround Kiev Ukraine
  • 1941-09-303,721 Jews are buried alive at Babi Yarravine (near Kiev) Ukraine
  • 1941-10-03All elderly Jewish men of Kerenchug Ukraine, are killed by SS
  • 1941-10-2516,000 Jews massacred in Odessa Ukraine
  • 1941-11-06Einsatz group kills 15,000 Jews of Rovno Ukraine
  • 1941-12-03Hitler views Poltava Ukraine
  • 1942-07-03Hitler visits Field Marshal Von Bocks headquarter / d into / d Ukraine
  • 1942-07-135,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by Nazis
  • 1945-06-29Ruthenia, formerly in Czechoslovakia, becomes part of Ukrainian SSR
  • 1979-08-172 Russian passenger planes collide above Ukraine, 173 killed

People born in country - Ukraine

  • 1879-05-05Symon Petlyura: Leader Ukraine (pogroms)
  • 1882-10-06Karol Maciej Szymanowski: Timoshovka, Ukraine -- Composer (Stabatmater)
  • 1886-05-28Nicolai Sokoloff: Ukraine -- Conductor (Seattle Symph)
  • 1887-05-30Alexander Archipenko: Ukraine -- Sculptor / lithographer
  • 1890-02-28Vaslav Nijinsky: Kiev, Ukraine -- Ballet dancer (3 / 12 NS)
  • 1891-01-20Mischa Elman: Talnoye, Ukraine -- US violinist
  • 1891-01-26Ilya G Ehrenburg: Kiev, Ukraine -- Writer (Fall of Paris, The Thaw)
  • 1891-04-23Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev: Ukraine -- Composer (Peter & the Wolf)
  • 1891-05-15David Vogel: Ukraine -- Author (Huwelijksleven)
  • 1897-01-28Valentin Katayev: Odessa, Ukraine -- Novelist / playwright (Embezzled)
  • 1897-10-20Jevsei G Liberman: Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses)
  • 1898-05-03Golda Meir [Meyerson]: Kiev, Ukraine -- 4th Israeli Prime Minister (1969-74)
  • 1900-01-25Theodosius Dobzhansky: Ukraine -- Genetist / writer (Mankind Evolving)
  • 1904-10-01Vladimir Horowitz: Kiev, Ukraine -- Pianist (Carmen)
  • 1905-03-09Grigori Kozintsev: Kiev, Ukraine -- Director (Hamlet, King Lear)
  • 1906-12-19Leonid I Brezhnev: Ukraine -- 1st Secretary of the USSR (1964-82)
  • 1911-06-04Viktor P Nekrasov: Ukrainian author (Vokopach Stalingrada)
  • 1912-07-27Igor Markevitch: Kiev, Ukraine -- Conductor (Le Paradis Perdu)
  • 1914-03-20Sviatosiav Richter: Zhitomir, Ukraine -- Pianist (Stalin Prize-1945)
  • 1920-09-25Sergey Bondarchuk: Belozerka, Ukraine -- Director (War & Peace)
  • 1930-10-05Pavel Romanovich Popovich: Ukraine -- Cosmonaut (Vostok IV, Soyuz 14)
  • 1934-12-27Larissa Latynina: Ukraine -- Gymnist (1956, 60, 64 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
  • 1947-09-16Aleksandr V Rutskoi: Ukrainian Hero of the USSR / VP (1991- )
  • 1951-01-28Leonid Konstantinovich Kadenyuk: Kkishkov, Ukraine -- Astronaut (STS 87)
  • 1954-03-24Irina Ratushinskaya: Odessa, Ukraine -- Disident poet (Beyond the Limit)
  • 1963-12-04Sergey Bubka: Ukraine -- Pole vaulter (1988, 92 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
  • 1966-07-21Larisa Neiland: Lvov, Ukraine -- Tennis star (1996 Essen winner)
  • 1966-10-05Inessa Kravets: Ukraine -- Long / triple jumper (1992, 96 Olympics - Silver / Gold Medals)
  • 1968-02-07Peter Bondra: Lutsk, Ukraine -- NHL right wing (Washington Capitals)
  • 1969-06-25Alina Ivanova: Ukraine -- Race walker (indoor 3K world record)

People died in country - Ukraine

  • 1926-05-25Symon Petlyura: Leader of Ukraine (pogroms), assassinated at 47
  • 1926-05-26S V Petlura: Ukrainain ataman, assassinated by Shalom Schwarzbard
  • 1926-06-25Symon Petljoera: President Ukraine (pogroms), murdered in Paris
  • 1937-03-29Karol Szymanowski: Polish / Ukraine Composer (Stabat Mater), dies at 54
  • 1944-03-10David Vogel: Ukrainian author, dies in Auschwitz at 52
  • 1950-04-08Vaslav Fromich Nijinsky: Ukrainian ballet dancer, dies in London
  • 1959-11-24Yuri N Libedinski: Ukrainen writer (Commissioners), dies at 60
  • 1966-03-05Anna Achmatova: Ukrainian poet, dies at 76
  • 1967-04-04Mischa Elman: Ukraine / US violinist, dies at 76
  • 1972-12-11Semjon I Kirsanov: Ukrainian Poet (Zolushka), dies at 66
  • 1983-03-12Jevsei G Liberman: Ukraine economist (Plan, profit, bonus), dies at 85
  • 1987-09-03Viktor P Nekrasov: Ukraine Architect / Author (Soldiers), dies at 76
  • 1989-11-05Vladimir Horovitz: Ukrainian / US pianist, dies at 85
  • 1992-12-21Nathan Milstein: Ukrainian / US violist (Beethoven, Bach), dies at 87
  • 1994-11-15Volodymyr Ivashko: President of Ukraine (1990-91)

Historical events - United Kingdom

  • 0597-12-25England adopts Julian calendar
  • 0979-04-14Challenge to throne of King Aethelred II of England
  • 1000-10-09Leif Ericson discovers "Vinland" (possibly New England)
  • 1043-04-03Edward the Confessor crowned King of England
  • 1066-01-06King Harald of England crowned
  • 1066-09-25Battle of Stampford Bridge King Harold Godwinson II of England, beaten by his brother King Harold Hardrada of Norway
  • 1066-09-28William the Conqueror troops sail to England
  • 1066-09-29William the Conqueror invade England
  • 1066-10-14Battle of Hastings, in which William the Conqueror wins England
  • 1066-12-25William the Conqueror, crowned King of England
  • 1133-03-25William the Conqueror orders 1st Domesday Survey of England
  • 1150-03-26Tichborne family of Hampshire England started tradition of giving a Gallon of flour to each resident to keep deathbed promise
  • 1153-05-24Malcolm IV becomes King of Scotland
  • 1154-12-19King Henry II of England crowned
  • 1189-02-06Riots of Lynn in Norfolk spread to Norwich England
  • 1190-03-16Crusades begin massacre of Jews of York England
  • 1190-03-16Jews of York England commit mass sucide rather than submit to baptism
  • 1190-03-17Crusades complete massacre of Jews of York England
  • 1190-03-18Crusaders kill 57 Jews in Bury St. Edmonds England
  • 1210-11-01King John of England begins imprisoning Jews
  • 1215-06-15King John signs Magna Carta at Runnymede, England
  • 1216-05-21French crown Prince Louis enters England
  • 1272-11-20Edward I proclaimed King of England
  • 1278-05-10Jews of England imprisoned on charges of coining
  • 1278-11-17680 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for counterfeiting coins
  • 1290-07-12Jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I
  • 1290-07-18King Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews
  • 1295-07-05Scotland and France sign anti-English covenant
  • 1301-02-07Edward of Caernarion (later Edward II) becomes 1st Prince of Wales
  • 1306-03-25Robert the Bruce crowned King of Scotland

People born in country - United Kingdom

  • 0040-06-13Gnaeus Julius Agricola: Roman General; conquered Wales, North England
  • 1133-03-25Henry II: King of England (1154-89)
  • 1157-09-08Richard I [Richard the Lion Hearted]: King of England (1189-99)
  • 1167-12-24John "without a land": King of England (1199-1216)
  • 1207-10-01Henry III: King of England (1216-72)
  • 1239-06-17Edward I: King of England (1272-1307) / chased Jews out of England
  • 1274-07-11Robert Bruce: King of Scotland (1306-29)
  • 1284-04-25Edward II: King of England (1307-27)
  • 1312-11-13Edward III: King of England (1327-77, raped Countess of Salisbury)
  • 1316-03-02Robert II [the Steward]: King of Scotland (1371-90)
  • 1324-03-05David II Bruce: King of Scotland (1331..71)
  • 1330-06-15Edward [the black prince]: Prince of Wales (1343-1376)
  • 1367-01-06Richard II: Bordeaux, France -- King of England (1377-99)
  • 1367-04-03Henry IV: Bolingbroke Lincolnshire, United Kingdom -- King of England (1399-1413)
  • 1421-12-06Henry VI: King of England (1422-61, 1470-71)
  • 1452-10-02King Richard III: Of England (1483-85)
  • 1457-01-28Henry VII: Pembroke Castle -- 1st Tudor King of England (1485-1509)
  • 1465-02-11Elizabeth of York: London, England -- Consort of King Henry VII
  • 1470-11-03Edward V: King of England (April 9th - June 25th, 1483)
  • 1473-03-17James IV: King of Scotland (1488-1513)
  • 1478-02-07Thomas More: Lawyer / lord chancellor of England / Saint (Utopia)
  • 1489-07-02Thomas Cranmer: England, United Kingdom -- Archbishop / Reformer / martyr
  • 1491-06-02Henry VIII: King of England (1509-47)
  • 1495-11-21John Bale: England, United Kingdom -- Bishop / anti-Catholic playwright (Kynge Johan)
  • 1512-04-10James I: King of Scotland (1513-42)
  • 1515-09-22Anna van Kleef: Queen of England / 4th Wife of Henry VIII
  • 1515-11-22Marie Guise: French Wife of King James V of Scotland
  • 1515-12-22Mary of Lorraine: France -- Pro-French Regent of Scotland
  • 1516-02-18Mary I Tudor [Bloody Mary]: Greenwich -- Queen of England (1553-58)
  • 1527-07-13John Dee: London, England -- Alchemist / Astrologer / mathematician

People died in country - United Kingdom

  • 0197-02-19D Clodius Septimus Albinus: Roman bequest in England, dies in battle
  • 0303-04-23George: Knight / Saint / Patron of England, beheaded
  • 0939-10-27Aethelstan III: King of England
  • 0946-05-25Edmund the Older: King of Wessex / England (939-46)
  • 0975-07-08Edgar: King of England (959-75)
  • 1014-04-23Sweyn Forkbeard: Viking King of England (1013-14)
  • 1016-04-23Aethelbred II "the Unready": King of England (979-1016)
  • 1040-03-07Harold I: King of England (1035-40)
  • 1042-06-08Hardicanute: King of England (1040-42), Lambeth
  • 1057-08-15Macbeth: King of Scotland, slain by Son of King Duncan
  • 1066-01-05Edward de Belijder [the Confessor]: King of England (1043-66)
  • 1066-10-14Harold II: King of England (1066)
  • 1087-09-09William I [The Conqueror]: King of England / Duke of Normandy
  • 1093-11-13Malcolm III MacDuncan: King of Scotland, dies in battle
  • 1100-08-02William II [Rufus]: King of England, shot in New Forest at 44
  • 1124-04-27Alexander I: King of Scotland (1107-24)
  • 1135-12-01Henry I Beauclerc: King of England (1st King that could read)
  • 1154-10-25Stefanus van Blois: King of England (1135-54)
  • 1165-12-09Malcom IV: King of Scotland (1153-65), dies at 24
  • 1189-07-06Henry II: King of England (1154-89), dies at 56
  • 1189-09-03Jacob of Orleans: Rabbi, killed in anti Jewish riot in London England
  • 1199-04-06Richard I [the Lion-hearted]: King of England (1189-99), dies at 41
  • 1216-10-18John: King of England (1199-1216, Magna Charta)
  • 1240-04-11Llywelyn ab Iorwerth the Great: Monarch of Wales (1194-1240)
  • 1240-04-14Llywelyn ap Iorwerth: Prince of Wales
  • 1249-07-08Alexander II: King of Scotland (1215-49), dies at 51
  • 1271-11-16Henry III: King of England (1216-71, Provisions of Oxford)
  • 1282-12-11Llywelyn ab Gruffydd: Monarch of North Wales (1246-77)
  • 1283-10-03Dafydd ap Gruffyd: Last Monarch of Gwynnedd (North-Wales)
  • 1307-07-07Edward I: King of England (1272-1307), dies at 68