What Happened on November 7, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British capture Gaza, Palestine, from Turks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

[OS Oct 25] October Revolution in Russia; Lenin and the Bolsheviks seize power, capture the Winter Palace and overthrow the Provisional Government

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin

Famous Birthdays

  • Andras Mihaly, composer
  • Howard Rumsey, American jazz musician (Lighthouse Cafe), born in Brawley, California (d. 2015)