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HitlerDec 3, 1941

John Paul IIJun 27, 2001

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Ukraine - Historical Events
Date Event
4000

Approximate domestication of the horse in the Eurasian steppes near Dereivka, central Ukraine (hypothesis only)

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1482-09-01

Tatars plunder Kiev, Ukraine

1648-06-24

Cossacks slaughter 2,000 Jews & 600 Polish Catholics in Ukraine

1653-10-01

Russian parliament accepts annexation of Ukraine

1673-11-11

Second Battle of Khotyn in the Ukraine, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth forces under the command of Jan Sobieski. defeat the Ottoman army. In this battle, rockets of Kazimierz Siemienowicz were successfully used.

1727-05-07

Jews are expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I of Russia

1881-05-05

Anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine

1881-11-19

A meteorite lands near the village of Großliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine.

1913-08-20

Piotr Nesterow 1st flight (Kiev Ukraine)

1915-01-17

Russia occupies Bukovina & Western Ukraine

1918-01-22

Ukraine proclaimed a free republic (German puppet)

1918-02-22

Germany claims Baltic states, Finland & Ukraine from Russia

1919-08-10

Ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine

1920-04-24

Polish troops attack Ukraine

1920-04-27

Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence

1939-03-16

Hungary annexes republic of Karpato-Ukraine

1941-06-30

Pro-Nazi group declares Ukraine independence

1941-06-30

World War II: Operation Barbarossa - Germany captures Lviv, Ukraine.

1941-07-21

200 Jewish Torahs are burned in Ukraine

1941-07-27

German army enters Ukraine

1941-09-16

German armour troops surround Kiev Ukraine

1941-09-30

3,721 Jews are buried alive at Babi Yarravine (near Kiev) Ukraine

1941-10-03

All elderly Jewish men of Kerenchug Ukraine, are killed by SS

1941-10-25

16,000 Jews massacred in Odessa Ukraine

1941-11-06

Einsatz Gruppe kills 15,000 Jews of Rovno Ukraine

1941-12-03

Hitler views Poltava, Ukraine

1942-01-28

Soviet troops under General Timoshenko's troops move into Ukraine

1942-06-30

Col-gen Von Paul's 6th Army enters Ukraine

1942-07-03

Hitler visits Field Marshal Von Bock's headquarters in Ukraine

1942-07-13

5,000 Jews of Rovno Polish Ukraine, executed by nazis

1979-03-28

Lazarus & Vosburgh's "Day in Hollywood & night in Ukraine" premieres

1979-08-17

2 Russian passenger planes collide above Ukraine, 173 killed

1990-07-16

Ukraine declares independence

1991-08-24

Ukraine declares independence from USSR

1991-12-08

Russia, Belorussia & Ukraine form Commonwealth of Ind States

1993-05-20

Ukraine Premier Leonid Koetsjma (Kuchma) resigns

1993-09-09

Ukraine premier Leonid Koetsjma, (Kuchma) resigns

1993-09-21

Ukraine government of Kutshma resigns

1994-01-10

Ukraine says it will give up world's 3rd largest nuclear arsenal

1994-07-19

Leonid Kvetjsma sworn in as Ukraine president

1994-09-24

Parliamentary election in Ukraine

1995-03-01

Ukraine premier Vitaly Massol, resigns

1996-06-28

The Constitution of Ukraine is signed into law.

2001-06-27

Pope John Paul II beatifies 28 Ukrainian Greek Catholics, including 27 martyrs most of whom were killed by the Soviet secret police. Beatification takes place at the service in Lviv, western Ukraine during his first visit to this country.

2002-07-27

Ukraine airshow disaster: A Sukhoi Su-27 fighter crashes during an air show at Lviv, Ukraine killing 85 and injuring more than 100 others, the largest air show disaster in history.

2004-05-16

The Day of Mourning at Bykivnia forest, just outside of Kiev, Ukraine. Here during 1930s and early 1940s communist bolsheviks executed over 100,000 Ukrainian civilians.

2004-11-22

The Orange Revolution begins in Ukraine, resulting from the presidential elections.

2005-12-28

A U.S. immigration judge orders John Demjanjuk deported to Ukraine for crimes against humanity committed during World War II.

2006-10-28

Funeral service for the peace of the executed at Bykivnia forest, outside of Kiev, Ukraine, with reburial of 817 Ukrainian civilians (out of some 100,000) executed by Bolsheviks at Bykivnia in 1930s - early 1940s.

2012-04-27

Four explosions in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, kill 27 people

2014-02-27

Arseniy Yatsenyuk appointed Prime Minister of the Ukraine

2014-02-28

Russia moves troops into the Crimea to protect its interests against Ukraine

2014-03-16

Voters in Crimea vote overwhelmingly to leave Ukraine and rejoin Russia amid international condemnation of its design

2014-03-24

Ukraine withdraws its forces from the Crimea

2014-03-28

Russia increases the price of gas to the Ukraine by 80%

2014-05-25

Petro Poroshenk is elected President of the Ukraine

2014-11-04

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko orderes army reinforcements to key southern and eastern cities in case of a new rebel offensive in the regions

2014-11-08

Mikhail Gorbachev warns that tensions between America and Russia over Ukraine have put the world on the brink of a new Cold War

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Ukraine - Notable Birthdays

Milla JovovichDec 17, 1975

Ukraine - Birthdays
Date Event
1814-03-09

Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine, national poet/painter/prof of Kiev [NS]

1879-01-24

Stanislav Lyudkevich, Long Live Ukraine

1879-05-05

Symon Petlyura, leader Ukraine (pogroms)

1882-10-06

Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Timoshovka Ukraine, composer (Stabatmater)

1884-07-12

Louis B. Mayer, Dymer, Ukraine, American film producer and creator of the star system (MGM)

1886-05-28

Nicolai Sokoloff, near Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Seattle Symph)

1887-05-30

Alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer

1890-02-28

Vaslav Nijinsky, Kiev Ukraine, ballet dancer (3/12 NS)

1891-01-20

Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist

1891-01-26

Ilya G Ehrenburg, Kiev Ukraine, writer (Fall of Paris, The Thaw)

1891-04-23

Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Sontsovka, Ukraine, composer (Peter and the Wolf)

1891-05-15

David Vogel, Ukraine, author (Huwelijksleven)

1897-01-28

Valentin Kataev, Odessa Ukraine, novelist/playwright (Embezzled) Died 1986

1898-05-03

Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74)

1900-01-25

Theodosius Dobzhansky, Ukraine, genetist/writer (Mankind Evolving)

1904-10-01

Vladimir Horowitz, Kiev Ukraine, pianist (Carmen)

1905-01-01

Stanisław Mazur, Lemberg, Western Ukraine, Polish mathematician (d. 1981)

1905-03-09

Grigori Kozintsev, Kiev Ukraine, director (Hamlet, King Lear)

1906-12-19

Leonid I Brezhnev, Ukraine, 1st Secretary of USSR (1964-82)

1907-9-25

M. Yudin, Long Live Ukraine

1910-04-04

Viktor Dobronitskiy, Pobeda na Pravoberezhnoi Ukraine i izgnaniye nemetsikh zakhvatchikov za predeli Ukrainskikh sovietskikh zemel

1912-07-27

Igor Markevitch, Kiev Ukraine, conductor (Le Paradis Perdu)

1915-03-20

Sviatosiav Richter, Zhitomir Ukraine, pianist (Stalin Prize-1945)

1917-04-29

Maya Deren (born Eleanora Derenkowskaia), Kiev Ukraine, American filmmaker

1920-09-25

Sergey Bondarchuk, Belozerka Ukraine, director (War & Peace)

1930-10-05

Pavel Romanovich Popovich, Ukraine, cosmonaut (Vostok IV, Soyuz 14)

1931-06-22

Hennadiy Udovenko, Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine, politician and diplomat (UN General Assembly President, 1997-8), (d. 2013)

1934-12-27

Larissa Latynina, Ukraine, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956, 60, 64)

1951-01-28

Leonid Konstantinovich Kadenyuk, Kkishkov Ukraine, astronaut (STS 87)

1952-11-05

Oleg Blochin, Group D: England vs Ukraine

1954-02-23

Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine

1954-03-24

Irina Ratushinskaya, Odessa Ukraine, disident poet (Beyond the Limit)

1963-12-04

Sergey Bubka, Ukraine, pole vaulter (Olympics-gold-88, 92)

1966-07-21

Larisa Neiland, Lvov Ukraine, tennis star (1996 Essen winner)

1966-10-05

Inessa Kravets, Ukraine, long/triple jumper (Oly-silv/gold-92, 96)

1969-06-25

Alina Ivanova, Ukraine, race walker (indoor 3K world record)

1970-12-29

Yaroslav Ihorovych Pustovyi, Kostroma Ukraine, cosmonaut

1971-06-08

Elena Brioukhovets, Odessa Ukraine, tennis star (finalist 1990 Moscow)

1971-09-18

Oleg Ladik, Kiev Ukraine, Canadian 100 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)

1971-11-15

Natalia Medvedeva, Kiev Ukraine, tennis star (1993 Prague Essen)

1972-07-30

Olga Chernyak, Kiev Ukraine, US fencer-foil (Olympics-96)

1972-10-10

Alexei Zhitnik, Kiev Ukraine, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)

1973-03-03

Victoria Nika Zdrok, Kiev Ukraine, playmate (Oct, 1994)

1974-08-31

Andrei Medvedev, Kiev Ukraine, tennis star (1991 French Open junior)

1975-03-24

Julia Bikbova, Kiev Ukraine, dance skater (& John Lee)

1975-08-30

Natalia Nadtochey, Miss Ukraine Universe (1997)

1975-12-17

Milla Jovovich, Kiev Ukraine, actress (Return to Blue Lagoon, Chaplin)

1977-11-16

Oksana Baiul, Ukraine, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1994)

1978-01-17

Irina A Borisova, Miss Universe-Ukraine (1996)

1990-06-23

Inna Shevchenko, Ukraine Is Not a Brothel

Ukraine - Weddings
Date Event
1850-03-14

French writer and playwright Honoré de Balzac marries Ewelina Hańska in Berdyczów, Ukraine

2005-10-02

Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's daughter Evhenya Tymoshenko weds "Death Valley Screamers" musician Sean Carr at 11th century Vydubychi Monastery in Kiev, Ukraine

Ukraine - Deaths
Date Event
1722-09-03

Ivan Skoropadsky, Hetman of Ukraine (b. 1646)

1926-05-25

Symon Petlyura, leader of Ukraine (pogroms), assassinated at 47

1926-06-25

Symon Petljoera, pres Ukraine (pogroms), murdered in Paris

1937-03-29

Karol Szymanowski, Polish/Ukraine composer (Stabat Mater), dies at 54

1948-06-16

Viktor Dobronitskiy, Pobeda na Pravoberezhnoi Ukraine i izgnaniye nemetsikh zakhvatchikov za predeli Ukrainskikh sovietskikh zemel

1967-04-04

Mischa Elman, Ukraine/US violinist, dies at 76

1981-03-24

M. Yudin, Long Live Ukraine

1983-03-12

Jevsei G Liberman, Ukraine economist (Plan, profit, bonus), dies at 85

1987-09-03

Viktor P Nekrasov, Ukraine architect/author (Soldiers), dies at 76

1994-11-15

Volodymyr Ivashko, Pres of Ukraine (1990-91), dies


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