July 28. Day in the history
Every year on July 28 Day of the Christianization of Kievan Rus’ as day of memory of the Saint grand duke Vladimir equal to the apostles — the baptist of Russia is celebrated. Day of the Christianization of Kievan Rus’ is fixed in the legislation of the Russian Federation “as a memorial of the important historical event which had considerable impact on social, spiritual and cultural development of the people of Russia and on strengthening of the Russian statehood”
Maximilian Robespierre’s execution
On July 28, 1794 22 figures of Great French revolution, including Maximilian Robespierre are executed. Since July 27, 1793, Robespierre played the main role in Committee of public rescue. He did everything possible for acceptance on August 1 of a number of special events which began a terror era in the French revolution. During the period from June 20 to July 27, 1794 by order of Robespierre 1366 people were executed. Finally its activity led to arrest of all top of club of Jacobeans, including Seong-Juste. Robespierre’s execution, Seong-Juste and several more famous Jacobeans the people which gathered on the square estimated positively as these people became a symbol of bloody terror.
On July 28, 1828 Iosif Vladimirovich Gurko, the Russian general field marshal, one of outstanding commanders of the Russian army, the most known thanks to the victories in the Russian-Turkish war of 1877 — 1878 on May 14, 1896, in day of coronation of Nicholas II was born, became the gentleman of an award of St Andrew Pervozvannogo and is the same year appointed the chief of the 14th of the rifle battalion which was a part of the 4th shooting crew which deserved under his supervision in 1877 a nickname of “iron crew”. Among other awards, it was awarded awards of the White Eagle, St. Alexander Nevsky, St. Vladimir of the 1st degree.
On July 28, 1900 Vladimir Filippovich Tributs, the Soviet admiral, the commander of the Baltic fleet in days of the Great Patriotic War was born, the doctor of historical sciences (1972) In initial stage of the Great Patriotic War directed actions of forces of fleet which promoted land forces on the seaside directions, in defense of Tallinn, Hanko, the Moonzundsky archipelago, broke communications of the opponent in the Baltic Sea. Heheaded in August, 1941 tragic transition of forces of fleet from Tallinn to Kronstadt and Leningrad. He took part in the organization and implementation of defense of Leningrad, at all its stages (1941 — 1943), interacting with land forces in the operations performed by Red Army.