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- Night from 1945-01-28 to 1945-01-29: First (failed) attempt to escape the Mauthausen concentration camp (Mühlviertler Hasenjagd).
- 1945-02-05: 500 Soviet prisoners of war escape from the concentration camp Mauthausen and are chased by the SS, local soldiers, and civilians (Mühlviertler Hasenjagd).
- 1935-05-16: Czechoslovak-Soviet Treaty of Alliance is signed
- 1945-05-09 00:16 (Reims time): Unconditional surrender of Germany. End of World War II in the European theatre.
- 1941-06-06: Commisar order is signed
- 1941-06-22: Nazi Germany invades Soviet Union
- 1944-08-01: Beginning of the Warsaw uprising
- 1939-08-15: The Soviet Union attempts to form an alliance with Britain and France against Nazi Germany (source, PDF)
- 1939-09-01: Start of World War II in the official history
- 1938-09-22: Munich agreement is signed
- 1878-12-18: Birth of Joseph Stalin
- 1941-12-06: The Soviet Union launches a counterattack on the Germans and drives them away from Moscow.