1919: United UNR armies launch an offensive on the Soviet-Ukrainian front.
1944: Great Britain starts supplying gasoline to the French allies through PLUTO [acronym for the Pipeline under the Ocean] under the English Channel.
1953: The Soviet Union effectively detonates the first hydrogen bomb on the test site of Semipalatinsk.
1955: The Soviet government publishes the decree “On Manpower Reductions in the Soviet Army and Armies of the Countries of People’s Democracy.”
1959: The Council of Ministers of the USSR adopts a decree allowing credit sale of durable goods to factory and office workers.
1962: Ukrainian cosmonaut Pavlo Popovych is launched into orbit on board the re-entry capsule Vostok-4.
1990: The Mourning Mound commemorating 1932-33 Holodomor victims is installed not far from Lubny, a town in Poltava oblast.