Russian Revolution

  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
    Massacre of unarmed protesters, Beginning the violent phase of the first revolution.
  • Russo-Japanese War

    Russo-Japanese War
    Russian-Japanese war ends in Russian defeat.
  • October Manifesto

    October Manifesto
    Document by Tsar Nicholas II promising civil liberties and establishing the first Duma.
  • Alexandra Feodorovna in Control

    Alexandra Feodorovna in Control
    Alexandra Feodorovna placed in control of Petrograd while under the influence of Grigori Rasputin.
  • March Revolution Begins

    March Revolution Begins
    The imperial government is overthrown.
  • July Days

    July Days
    Armed demonstrations by soldiers and workers against the provisional government.
  • October Revolution

    October Revolution
    Second revolution, placing the Bolsheviks in power.
  • Nationalization of Industries Legalized

    Nationalization of Industries Legalized
    The nationalization of industries is legalized marking the transition to communism.
  • Death of Nicholas II

    Death of Nicholas II
    Tsar Nicholas II and his family are executed.