What Happened on November 8, 1917

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

People's Commissars gives authority to Lenin, Trotsky & Stalin during October Revolution

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin
Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • Telephone Co runs 1st advertisement for Army operators, receives 7,000 applicants

Famous Deaths

  • Colyn Blythe, cricketer (2509 F-C wickets), dies at 38 during WW I