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Today in History, Oct. 19

The State Kremlin Palace was designed to embody modern urban Soviet architecture. James Byrum

Fifty-two years ago today, on Oct. 17, 1961, the State Kremlin Palace opened its doors. The building was designed by Michael Posokhin and was meant to embody modern urban Soviet architecture. Many celebrities have performed on the stage of the Kremlin Palace, including Ray Charles, Sting and Elton John.

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