1918 – Born on May 1st in Murafa, near Vinnitsa, Ukraine. Soviet physicist who developed new methods of particle acceleration in high-energy physics.
1941 – Budker graduated from Moscow State University and served in air defense during World War II.
1945 – He started working in Laboratory #2 (subsequently renamed the Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy) in Moscow.
1949 – He was the State premium of the USSR.
1958 – Corresponding Member of the Siberian Branch since March 28th.
1959 – He founded the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics.
1964 – Academician of the Division of Nuclear Physics since June 26th.
1977 – Died on July 4th in Novosibirsk, Russia, U.S.S.R.