1918: The first issue of the underground newspaper Kyivsky komunist [The Kyiv Communist] comes off the presses under the auspices of the regional and city communist party committees.
1922: A Metal Aircraft Construction Commission is founded in the USSR (later to become known as the Tupolev Experimental Design Bureau).
1935: The Botanical Gardens of Kyiv are founded (currently known as the Botanical Gardens of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine).
1939: Red Army units enter Lviv.
1943: The Soviet Southeastern and South Fronts complete the Donbas offensive, clearing the territory of the Wehrmacht.
1955: The Soviet Union’s largest astrophysical observatory starts functioning in the vicinity of Bakhchisarai (Crimea).
1993: The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine registers the All-Ukrainian Association of Entrepreneurs.
1997: President Leonid Kuchma of Ukraine flies to the United States to attend the 52nd UN General Assembly.