1883 – Born on April 25th in Furmanka, South Ukraine. Soviet military commander.
1903 – He joined the army of the Russian Empire.
1918 – Organized a Red Cavalry force in the Don region.
1935 – He became one of the first five Marshals of the Soviet Union.
1937 – He commanded the Moscow Military District.
1940 – Appointed as Deputy People’s Commissar for Defense.
1941 – Became the Commander-in-Chief of the Soviet armed forces of the Southwestern Direction facing the German invasion of Ukraine.
1943 – He was regarded as a Hero of the Soviet Union when he retired.
1973 – Died on October 26th.