The last Tsar of Russia ruiling until his forced abdication.
The 1905 Revolution
January 22, 1905 - July 16, 1907
The Russian Revolution of 1905 was a wave of mass political and social unrest that spread through vast areas of the Russian Empire, some of which was directed at the government. It included worker strikes, peasant unrest, and military mutinies.
WWI in Russia
August 17, 1914 - March 3, 1918
Russia entered World War I in 1914 when Germany declared war on it. The Soviet government signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk.
The Soviet Union Under Lenin
1917 - 1924
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by his alias Lenin, was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924.
The February Revolution
March 8, 1917 - March 16, 1917
Known in Soviet historiography as the February Bourgeois Democratic Revolution and sometimes as the March Revolution, was the first of two revolutions which took place in Russia in 1917.
Lenin and the Great October Revolution
October 24 1917 - October 25 1917
The Russian Revolution of 1917 was one of the most explosive political events of the twentieth century. The violent revolution marked the end of the Romanov dynasty and centuries of Russian Imperial rule. During the Russian Revolution, the Bolsheviks, led by leftist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, seized power and destroyed the tradition of csarist rule. The Bolsheviks would later become the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
January 30, 1972
Was a mass shooting on the bogside area of Derry, Northern Ireland, when British soldiers shot 26 unarmed civilians during a protest march against internment without trial.