--- "Sergey A. Osokin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 07:46:25PM +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> > In message <20040102183241.GK35515@freebsd.org.ru>, "Sergey A. Osokin"
> > >Hm, if you removed "(now part of USSR)", you must also remove
> > >"SFSR" (aka Soviet Federative Socialistic Republic) and add
> > >Federation.
> > >
> > > 01/01 J.D. Salinger born, 1919
> > > 01/01 Paul Revere born in Boston, 1735
> > >-01/02 Isaac Asimov born in Petrovichi, Russian SFSR, 1920
> > >+01/02 Isaac Asimov born in Petrovichi, Russian Federation, 1920
> > > 01/04 George Washington Carver born in Missouri, 1864
> > > 01/04 Jakob Grimm born, 1785
> > > 01/04 Wilhelm Beer born, 1797, first astronomer to map Mars
> > Is that really correct ? As far as I know, it was called
> > USSR in 1920...
> Yes, correct. I can't understand why grog removed that substring...
> Maybe more correct version is
> "Petrovichi, USSR (now Russian Federation)" ?
well, from what i remember from the school history class, *officially*
USSR was formed on December 30, 1922 :) that's the date when first
USSR constitution was accepted and signed :) before that it was called
Russian SFSR. so, IMO, the original line was correct.
just my 0.02 Soviet ruble :)
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