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  • Helsinki, Finland, Russian Empire (Now Finland)
    Sunday Aug 12, 1906

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Russian artillerymen and military engineers rose in revolt in the fortress of Sveaborg

    Helsinki, Finland, Russian Empire (Now Finland)
    Sunday Aug 12, 1906

    On 12 August [O.S. 30 July] 1906, Russian artillerymen and military engineers rose in revolt in the fortress of Sveaborg (later called Suomenlinna), Helsinki. The Finnish Red Guards supported the Sveaborg Rebellion with a general strike, but the mutiny was quelled within 60 hours by loyal troops and ships of the Baltic Fleet.




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