May 25: liquidation of the Zaporozhye Sich, River Plate and the first successful ascent to Kanchenjunga

May 25: liquidation of the Zaporozhye Sich, River Plate and the first successful ascent to Kanchenjunga

25 may 2018, 18:22
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May 25, 1709 on the orders of Peter I destroyed Zaporizhzhya (Chertolitskaya) Sich.

1771 - in St. Petersburg issued a government decree on allowing thousands of Cossacks to settle near Azov.
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1829 - in London, premiered the First Symphony of Mendelssohn.

1869 - the building of the Vienna Opera was opened.
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1901 - founded "River Plate", one of the most titled football clubs in Argentina.

1928 - during the expedition under the leadership of General Umberto Nobile the airship "Italy" suffered an accident in the ice of the Arctic. Prior to this, the expedition safely reached the North Pole, on which the flags of Italy and Milan dropped.
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1936 - the comedy "Circus" was released on the screens of the Soviet Union.

1953 - the first flight of the fighter-bomber F-100 "Super Saber".
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1955 - British mountaineers George Band and Joe Brown made their first successful ascent to Kanchenjunga (8586 m).

1973 - the first All-Union Arts Festival "Kiev Spring" began in Kiev.
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1983 - on the screens of the United States the film "Star Wars. Episode VI. The Return of the Jedi. "

1996 - a monument to Princess Olga was demolished in Kiev in 1919.
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2003 - animated film "The Hedgehog in the Fog" by Yuri Norshtein is recognized as the best cartoon of all times and peoples. This was announced by the organizers of the "Laputa Animation Festival" that opened in Tokyo.

2013 - at an auction in Cologne "an unknown buyer from Asia" for a record 516,000 euros (668,000 dollars) purchased a working computer Apple I in 1976 whose board contained inscriptions made by Stephen Wozniak.
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