What Happened on January 29, 1905

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Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tsar Nicolas II of Russia, unsettled by the rising violence and protest, enacts reforms to improve the conditions of workers; these changes will do little to stop disorder throughout Russia in ensuing months

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