Сегодня родился Корней Чуковский
On March 31,1882 in St. Petersburg Chukovsky Korney Ivanovich was born. This is a Russian Soviet poet, publicist, literary critic, translator, children's writer, journalist. The real name of the writer was Nikolay Vasilyevich Korneychukov. Children's verses and fairy tales of Chukovsky made him very popular. His best-known fairy tales were "Moydodyr" and "Tarakanishche". Streets in different cities of the states of the former USSR, including St. Petersburg, are called by the name of Korney Chukovsky.