Сегодня родился Шмидт Отто Юльевич
On September 30, 1891 Shmidt Otto Yulyevich was born. He is a Soviet mathematician, a geographer, a geophysicist, an astronomer, and also a researcher of Pamir and North. Otto was graduated from gymnasium in Kiev with a gold medal, then graduated from physical and mathematical department of Kiev university. In 1928 Shmidt took part in first Soviet-German Pamir expedition organized by Academy of Sciences of USSR. The purpose of the expedition was researching and ascension on highest tops of the Western Pamir. Otto was a founder and an editor-in-chief of the Big Soviet encyclopedia.