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    13 June

    13 June

    13 June 2016

    405 years ago, on 13 June, 1611 The army of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth seized Smolensk. 290 years ago, on 13 June, 1726 A Catholic preacher and a Jesuit Antoni Bartaševič (1726-1768) was born. 270 years ago, on 13 ...

    2 May

    2 May

    01 May 2016

    1 year ago, on 2 May, 2015 A Russian ballet dancer of Belarusian origin Maya Plisetskaya (1925-2015) died. 375 year ago, on 2 May, 1641 A Catholic activist in the GDL and Poland, a Jesuit, ...

    1 May

    01 May 2016

    Resurrection of Christ Is celebrated according to the Julian calender. 440 years ago, on 1 May, 1576 The coronation and wedding of the King of Poland ant the Grand Duke of Lithuania Stefan ...

    30 April

    30 April

    30 April 2016

    395 years ago, on 30 April, 1621 A GDL statesman and military commander Jan Sicynski (1560-1621) died. 155 years ago, on 30 April, 1861 A Polish historian and philospher Marian Zdziechowski (1861-1938) was born in Belarus. 135 years ...

    29 April

    29 April

    30 April 2016

    630 years ago, on 29 April, 1386 A battle between the armies of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Principality of Smolensk  took place near Mstislavl. 330  years ago, on 29 April, 1686 A ...

    28 April

    28 April

    30 April 2016

    450 years ago, on 28 April, 1566 The Brest Sejm of the GDL began. 395 years ago, on 28 April, 1621 Orthodox activists of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth demanded restoration of the Orthodox Church. 185 years ago, on ...

    27 April

    27 April

    27 April 2016

    50 years ago, on 27 April, 1966 A native of Belarus Andrey Gromyko became the first USSR official to meet the Pope. 10 years ago, on 27 April, 2006 A Belarusian military commander Michal Vituška (1907-2006) ...

    26 April

    26 April

    26 April 2016

    30 years ago, on 26 April, 1986 Chernobyl disaster occured. 125 years ago, on 26 April, 1891 Allegedly, a Belarusian politician and architet Klaudzi Duž-Dušeuski (1891-1959) was born. 320 years ago, on 26 April, 1696 A GDL statesman, the ...

    25 April

    25 April

    25 April 2016

    90 years ago, on 25 April, 1926 A BSSR statesman Jafrem Sakalou was born. 85 years ago, on 25 April, 1931 The Belarusian Association of Proletarian and Agrarian Writers was founded. 70 years ago, on 25 April, ...

    24 April

    24 April

    25 April 2016

    370 years ago, on 24 April, 1646 The Uzhhorod church union was signed between the Catholic Church and Mukacheve Orthodox diocese. 150  years ago, on 24 April, 1866 An architect Uladzislau Scipulkouski (1866-1927) was born. 90 years ago, ...

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