1875: Chernivtsi University starts functioning.
1894: The Ukrainian National Association (UNA) is founded in Shamokin, Pennsylvania.
1947: Soviet troops retreat from Zaporizhia after pitched battles with the Wehrmacht.
1947: CC CP(B)U adopts a decree establishing seven task forces to liquidate members of the OUN central and local leadership.
1948: The Soviet of Ministers of the USSR resolves to deport the families of “bandit and nationalistic elements.”
1957: The Soviet Union launches to orbit the world’s first sputnik satellite (in 1967, the International Astronautical Federation would proclaim this date as “The Day of the Space Era Start for Mankind”).
1967: The USSR introduces the State Mark of Quality.
1977: An extraordinary session of the Supreme of the USSR is called to order to adopt the new Soviet Constitution.
1989: Kyiv Cave Monastery launches a seminary under the auspices of the Russian Orthodox Church.
1996: The South Ukrainian Economic Union is founded in the Crimea.