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  • Russian Empire
    Tuesday Nov 6, 1917

    Joseph Stalin

    Police raided the Bolsheviks

    Russian Empire
    Tuesday Nov 6, 1917

    On 24 October, police raided the Bolshevik newspaper offices, smashing machinery and presses; Stalin salvaged some of this equipment to continue his activities. Date in old-style 24/10.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1917

    Joseph Stalin

    October Revolution

    Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Wednesday Nov 7, 1917

    In the early hours of 25 October, Stalin joined Lenin in a Central Committee meeting in the Smolny Institute, from where the Bolshevik coup—the October Revolution—was directed. in the old-style, it was 25/10.




  • Russia
    Thursday Nov 8, 1917

    Joseph Stalin

    A new Government

    Russia
    Thursday Nov 8, 1917

    On 26 October, Lenin declared himself Chairman of a new government, the Council of People's Commissars ("Sovnarkom"). In the old-style, it was 26/10.




  • Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Sunday Nov 18, 1917

    Indira Gandhi

    Born

    Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Sunday Nov 18, 1917

    Indira Gandhi was born as Indira Priyadarshini Nehru in a Kashmiri Pandit family on 19 November 1917 in Allahabad.




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