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  • Tallinn, Estonia, Russian Empire
    Sunday Oct 29, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    The Russian army opened fire in a meeting on a street market in Tallinn in which about 8 000-10 000 people

    Tallinn, Estonia, Russian Empire
    Sunday Oct 29, 1905

    In the Governorate of Estonia, Estonians called for freedom of the press and assembly, for universal suffrage, and for national autonomy. On 29 October [O.S. 16 October], the Russian army opened fire in a meeting on a street market in Tallinn in which about 8 000-10 000 people participated, killing 94 and injuring over 200. The October Manifesto was supported in Estonia and the Estonian flag was displayed publicly for the first time.




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