On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1905

Historical Events

  • Great General Strike in Russia begins; lasts 11 days

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Russian Tsar Nicholas II allows the Poles to speak Polish to help quell the revolution in the Kingdom of Poland

1905 Highlights

About October 20, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra