The Royal Women

Bloody Sunday 1905

Some historians view the events of Bloody Sunday 1905 as one of the key events which led to the Russian Revolution of 1917, during which Nicholas II was dethroned. The event took place on 22 January 1905 (O.S. 9 January). The serfs had been emancipated by Tsar Alexander II in 1861, and they became a [read more]