During the Russo-Japanese War, sailors start a mutiny aboard the Russian battleship Potemkin.
Georgy Maximilianovich Malenkov (8 January 1902 – 14 January 1988) was a Soviet politician and Communist Party leader. Continue reading “1953 – Georgy Malenkov succeeds Joseph Stalin as Premier of the Soviet Union and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union”
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (abbreviated to USSR (Russian: СССР) or shortened to the Soviet Union, was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991. A union of multiple sub-national Soviet republics, its government and economy were highly centralized. The Soviet Union was a single-party state, governed by the Communist Party with Moscow as its capital. Continue reading “1922 – The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is formed”
Salvador Guillermo Allende (26 June 1908 – 11 September 1973) was a Chilean physician and politician, known as the first Marxist to become president of a Latin American country through open elections. Continue reading “1970 – Salvador Allende takes office as President of Chile”