Main Events in February Revolution
The general public led the February Revolution without the involvement of the political parties. The major events and effects of the February Revolution are as follows-
- 22nd February: Factory lockout took place on the right bank.
- 25th February: Dissolution of Duma.
- 27th February: The Headquarters of the Police were ransacked. All the Regiments supported the workers and resulted in the formation of the Soviets.
- 2nd March: Tsar gave up on his power because of which leaders of the Duma and Soviets formed a Provisional Government for Russia.
Main Events in October Revolution
The leaders like Trotskii and Lenin, along with his subordinates, mainly led the October Revolution. The major events and effects of the October Revolution are as follows
- 16th October: Soviets appointed the Military Revolutionary Committee.
- 24th October: Masses begin to uprise the provisional government. The Military Revolutionary Committee controlled the city at night. The ministers surrendered, and lastly, Bolsheviks gained the power.
Impact on Soviet History
During the February Revolution, the Petrograd were responsible for bringing down the monarchy and forming Soviet history. In the October Revolution, prominent leaders were responsible for the beginning of Lenin’s rule over the Soviets.