18 June 1874
Ivan Moskvin was born
Since his childhood, he was fascinated by theatre and participated in home performances. When he turned 19, he entered Music and Drama School of Moscow Philharmonic Society, a drama class, taught by Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko. After graduation, Moskvin’s career developed rapidly. He spent the first season in Yaroslavl at the private theatre company of Zinaida Malinovskaya, the second one – at Korsh Theatre in Moscow. Then the actor was invited to the Art Theatre that was opened in Moscow.