Vladimir Lenin returns to Petrograd from exile in Finland (1917)
During the Communist St Nedelya Church assault in Sofia, 150 are killed and 500 are wounded (1925)
The Red Army begins the final assault on German forces around Berlin (1945)
b: Sydney Olivier (1859), José de Diego (1866), August Eigruber (1907); d: Nelson Aldrich (1915), Pavel Axelrod (1928), David Kirkwood (1955), Khalil al-Wazir (1988), Alexandru Nicolschi (1992)
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