January 5th, 1912 – The Prague Conference

The Prague Conference, officially the 6th All-Russian Conference of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party, was held in Prague, Austria-Hungary from January 5th, 1912 to January 17th, 1912. Eighteen Bolsheviks attended, although Joseph Stalin and Yakov Sverdlov, who were in exile at the time, were not able to. Georgi Plekhanov claimed he was too ill to […]

This Day in History – February 21st, 1848

The Communist Manifesto (officially Manifesto of the Communist Party) was published on February 21st, 1848 as a political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that laid out the program of the Communist League. Originally published in German (as Manifest der kommunistischen Partei) just as the revolutions of 1848 began to erupt, the Manifesto […]

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