December 18, 1917 in History

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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin
Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • The 18th Amendment, authorizing prohibition of alcohol, is approved by the US congress and sent to the states for ratification