Сегодня родился Суриков Василий Иванович
On January 24, 1848 Surikov Vasily Ivanovich was born. This is a Russian painter, a master of large-scale historical cloths. He belonged to a family of Cossacks who came to Siberia from Don with Yermak in the 16th century. The name of Vasily Surikov is appropriated to the Moscow art institute. In honor of Surikov the crater on Mercury was called.