Сегодня родилась Истомина Евдокия Ильинична
On January 17, 1799 Istomina Eudoxia Ilyinichna was born. This is a legendary dancer of the St. Petersburg ballet. She was sung by Pushkin in his "Eugene Onegin". Thanks to her talent and her beauty she was always surrounded with crowd of admirers. Among youth of that time there were duels because of her, including tragicly ended onces.