Pavlovich Mishin was born. Along with Sergei Korolev,
Mishin played a key managerial role in the early developments
of the Soviet space programme. A major supporter of the Soviet
N1 Moon rocket.
Russian people rose up and Tsar Nicholas II was forced to abdicate.
A provisional government took control of Russia.
Wilson declared war on Germany, the declaration was made before
a joint session of Congress, and brought the United States into
World War 1.
Bolshevik uprising began in Russia. Supporters of Lenin stormed
the Winter Palace. Known as the 'October Revolution' as the
date was October 24th by the old style 'Julian' calendar used
in Russia in 1917.
von Zeppelin died. Von Zeppelin was the designer of the airship
which first flew in 1900. Used During WWI on bombing raids on
Allies captured Jerusalem and Baghdad from Turkish forces.
Balfour Declaration supported a Jewish homeland.
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