1905 Revolution Timeline
6 months ago
Economic Strike at Putilov
Wave of strikes around cities and towns
Tsar's uncle, shocked the country, Tsar sent out petitions with suggestions of reform
Russian Army Defeated at Mukden
Russian Baltic Fleet was Wiped out at Tsushima
Second Zemstvo Congress
Non-party organization against the government, acted as an umbrella group for trade and professional organizations. Included liberals, workers, students, lawyers and professional groups to force reforms.
There was a growing demand for civil freedoms and a legislative assembly elected by universal adult suffrage.
Union of Unions Formed
Revolt of the Battleship Potemkin
All-Russian Peasants Union Met
In secret they met near Moscow as the voice of the peasants was taking shape, requesting land to be handed over and a constitutional assembly.
Universities and Institutes Given More Rights
Had the autonomy to control education within their institutes and run their own affairs. Started becoming focal points for political meetings.
Between Russia and Japan, Russian troops were released and were then returned back to European Russia to re-establish control.
Treaty of Portsmouth Signed
Kadet Party was Formed
St. Petersburg Soviet was Formed
Urban workers emerged and confronted the autocracy
Tsar was persuaded, granted civil liberties and elected an assembly. Liberals and middle classes felt they had achieved their goals
Grand Duke Sergei Assassinated
Armed militia of over 6000, moved into cities and town to re-establish control
Tension in St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg Leaders Arrested
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