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Entries / 1937


Categories / Tsarskoe Selo and town of Pushkin. The digital chronological reference book/Chronicle of three centuries/1926 - 1950

10 February. The Central Executive Committee of the USSR published the resolution "In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the death of great Russian poet A.S. Pushkin the Central Executive Committee decrees: to rename Detskoye Selo Town in Pushkin Town". This decision was influenced by writers A.N. Tolstoy, V.Ya. Shishkov, the arts critic E.F. Gollerbakh and the cultural community of Detskoye Selo. The monument of A.S. Pushkin (created by the sculptor L.A. Bernshtam in 1911), placed in the Lyceum Hall before, was installed opposite the Egyptian Gates on the main road of the entry in the town in 1938. The jubilee exhibition was opened in halls of the Catherine Palace.

25 August. It is the date of the founding of the 20th Aircraft Repair Plant of the Navy Aviation of the Navy of Russia located in Krasnoye Selo Road.

Two hundred children from the Spanish republicans' families arrived in Pushkin Town. Firstly sixty childtren of the age before seven years old lived in Zhukovsko-Volynsky (the house no. 2), in 1940 they were joined with senior children in the house no. 6 in Pushkinskaya Street. The Spanish children's home were leaded by the experienced teachers M.I. Mitskevich (the headmaster) and P.P. Lazarev ( a vice-principal).

Bernstam Leopold-Bernhard (Leopold Adolfovich)
Hollerbach Erich Fedorovich
Lazarev, P.P.
Mickiewicz, M.I.
Shishkov Alexander Semenovich
Tolstoy Alexey Nikolaevich

Pushkinskaya Street/Pushkin, town
Pushkin, town

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