Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution

Events

student demonstrations in Prague

17 November 1989

Civic Forum established

18 November 1989

Public Against Violence established

20 November 1989

Gustav Husak replaced by Karel Urbanek as Communist Party leader

24 November 1989

general strike

27 November 1989

Prime Minister met with Civic Forum leader Vaclav Havel

28 November 1989

meeting terms accepted (new government, deleted three Constitutional articles)

29 November 1989