Today in Trotskyist History

Political Movements Topics: Abolitionism - Bolshevism - Civil Rights - Communism - Feminism - Gay Rights - Marxism - Socialism - Women's Suffrage

Historical Events

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1908-10-03 - The Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna.
1917-10-23 - Lenin speaks against Kamenev, Kollontai, Stalin & Trotsky
1917-11-08 - People's Commissars gives authority to Lenin, Trotsky & Stalin
1918-03-13 - Trotsky gains control of the Red Army
1921-03-07 - Red Army under Trotsky attack sailors of Kronstadt
1925-01-16 - Gen M Froense replaces Trotsky as People's Commissioner of Defense
Russian Revolutionary Leon TrotskyRussian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky 1925-01-16 - Leon Trotsky dismissed as CEO of Russian Revolution Military Council
1926-10-19 - Russian Politburo throws out Leo Trotsky & followers
1927-11-12 - Trotsky expelled from Soviet CP; Stalin becomes undisputed dictator
1927-12-27 - Stalin's faction wins All-Union Congress in USSR, Trotsky expelled
1928-01-10 - Soviet Union orders exile of Leon Trotsky
1929-01-18 - Stalin proposes to ban Trotsky from the Politburo
1929-01-31 - Leon Trotsky expelled from Russia to Turkey
1936-08-19 - Trial against Ljev Kamenev & Grigori Zinovjev because of "Trotskyism" opens in Moscow
1960-05-06 - Trotsky's murderer Jacques Mornard (Ramon Mercader) freed in Mexico
Soviet Union Premier Joseph StalinSoviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin 1982-07-08 - Senegalese Trotskyist political party LCT is legally recognized.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3

Russian Revolutionary Leon TrotskyRussian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky (1879-11-07) 1879-11-07 - Leon Trotsky[Leib Bronstein], Bronshtein, Russian Empire, Russian revolutionary and Theorist [OS 26-10-1879], (d. 1940)
1907-04-03 - Isaac Deutscher, Polish/English historian (Stalin/Trotsky biography)
1914-02-07 - Jacques Mornard, [Ramon Mercader], murderer (Trotsky)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

Russian Revolutionary Leon TrotskyRussian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky (1940-08-21) 1940-08-21 - Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Ramón Mercader at 62
1978-10-18 - Jacques Mornard, [Ramon Mercader], murderer of Trotsky, dies at 64
2006-07-20 - Ted Grant, British Trotskyist (b. 1913)


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