What Happened on November 7, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British capture Gaza, Palestine, from Turks

RussiaRed October

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

  • András Mihály, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1993)
  • Howard Rumsey, American jazz musician (Lighthouse Cafe), born in Brawley, California (d. 2015)