Diary April 27, 1917

Lenin

Lenin was born in Simbirsk in 1870 with the name Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov.

World War One Diary for Friday, April 27, 1917:

Home Fronts

Russia: Lenin chairs Petrograd City Bolshevik Conference (until May 5). Kronstadt Soviet declares itself virtual republic in support (April 29).
Britain: Lloyd George speech on U-boat menace.

African Fronts

East Africa: NRFF occupies Captain Lincke’s evacuated camp at Likuyu, having crossed that river on April 23.

Politics

Guatemala: Government severs relations with Germany.
USA: US London Ambassador wires Washington urging 30 more destroyers for European waters (Navy Secretary orders 32 on June 20).

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