November 3 in Russian history

The space wedding of two Soviet cosmonauts and the demolition of a major Kiev cathedral are recalled in tonight’s Historama. ­Two cosmonauts tie the knot On this day in 1961, two Russian cosmonauts created the first “space family.” The world’s first female cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova tied the knot with Andriyan Nikolaev, the third man in […]