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Notable events on this day in Russian history
1872: Mikhail Kuzmin, poet, born (died 1936)
1905: The Moscow-Kazan railroad goes out on strike, setting in motion the crisis of the 1905 revolution.
1917: Leon Trotsky elected President of the Petrograd Soviet
1929: Yevgeny Chazov, Kremlin doctor, born
1993: President Boris Yeltsin called for the resignation of his opponents in the provinces. He also removed ceremonial guards from Lenin's Tomb.
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