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Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty
Henry M. Robert

This day in history

29 March, 2011 - 00:00

1864: Kvitka-Osnovianenko’s play Marusia premieres in Ukrainian in Lviv.

1910: The first issue of the newspaper Ukrainsky holos comes off the presses in Winnipeg, Canada.

1917: A Ukrainian military club is established in Kyiv and named after Hetman Polubotko. It is headed by Mykola Mikhnovsky who proceeds to form a national army.

1918: The Radnarkom of the Ukrainian SSR issues a decree on the tax in kind.

1944: The First Ukrainian Front liberates Chernivtsi in the course of the Proskuriv-Chernivtsi offensive.

1955: Mykola Lysenko’s opera Taras Bulba premieres at the Kyiv Opera and Ballet Theater.

1966: The 23rd CPSU Congress convenes in Moscow, in the course of which Leonid Brezhnev is elected General Secretary.

1990: The City Council of Ternopil resolves to use the Ukrainian national symbols.

1993: The First All-Ukrainian Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs is called to order in Kyiv.