Сегодня родился Кошкин Михаил Ильич
On December 3, 1898 Koshkin Mikhail Ilyich was born. This is a Soviet engineer, a chief of design office of tank construction of the Kharkov plant which created the well-known T-34 tank. After graduation from the institute in 1934 he worked in tank design office of the Leningrad plant of Kirov. He quickly reached from a position of an ordinary designer to the deputy chief of the plant. For construction of T-46-5 (T-111) he received an award of the Red Star for participation in creation of the medium tank. Koshkin participated also in creation of the T-29 tank.