This Day In History - Revolution in Russia 1917

Revolution in Russia 1917

Monday, March 8, 2021

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Event Description

In Russia, the February Revolution (known as such because of Russia's use of the Julian calendar) begins when riots and strikes over thescarcity of food erupt in Petrograd. One week later, centuries of czaristrule in Russia ended with the abdication of Nicholas II, and Russia took a dramatic step closer toward communist revolution.

Event Location

Russia, Saint Petersburg