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  • Port Arthur, China
    Monday Jan 2, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Port Arthur was lost

    Port Arthur, China
    Monday Jan 2, 1905

    With the unsuccessful and bloody Russo-Japanese War (1904–1905) there was unrest in army reserve units. On 2 January 1905, Port Arthur was lost.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 3, 1905

    Anna May Wong

    Birth

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 3, 1905

    Anna May Wong was born Wong Liu Tsong (Liu Tsong literally meaning "willow frost") on January 3, 1905, on Flower Street in Los Angeles, one block north of Chinatown, in an integrated community of Chinese, Irish, German and Japanese residents.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Thursday Jan 12, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Tsar appointed Dmitri Feodorovich Trepov as governor in St Petersburg

    Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Thursday Jan 12, 1905

    On 12 January, the Tsar appointed Dmitri Feodorovich Trepov as governor in St Petersburg.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Saturday Jan 21, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    The City had no electricity and newspaper distribution was halted

    Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Saturday Jan 21, 1905

    By 21 January [O.S. 8 January] 1905, the city had no electricity and newspaper distribution was halted. All public areas were declared closed.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Sunday Jan 22, 1905

    Vladimir Lenin

    Bloody Sunday

    Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Sunday Jan 22, 1905

    In January 1905, the Bloody Sunday massacre of protesters in St. Petersburg sparked a spate of civil unrest known as the Revolution of 1905.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Sunday Jan 22, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Controversial Orthodox priest Georgy Gapon, who headed a police-sponsored workers' association, led a huge workers' procession to the Winter Palace to deliver a petition to the Tsar

    Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Sunday Jan 22, 1905

    Controversial Orthodox priest Georgy Gapon, who headed a police-sponsored workers' association, led a huge workers' procession to the Winter Palace to deliver a petition to the Tsar on Sunday, 22 January [O.S. 9 January] 1905.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Sunday Jan 22, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Bloody Sunday

    Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Sunday Jan 22, 1905

    One of the major contributing factors that changed Russia from a country in unrest to a country in revolt was "Bloody Sunday". Loyalty to the tsar Nicholas II was lost when his soldiers fired upon people led by Georgy Gapon on 22 January 1905, who were attempting to present a petition to the tsar.


  • Riga, Lativa
    Thursday Jan 26, 1905

    1905 Russian Revolution

    130 protesters were killed

    Riga, Lativa
    Thursday Jan 26, 1905

    There were also strikes in Finland and the Baltic coast. In Riga, 130 protesters were killed on 26 January [O.S. 13 January] 1905, and in Warsaw a few days later over 100 strikers were shot on the streets.


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