|March 1 (13)
||Lenin's elder brother, Alexander Ilyich Ulyanov, is
arrested for participating in an attempt on the life of Alexander III.
|May 8 (20)
||Alexander Ulyanov and other participants in the attempt
|June 10 (22)
||Lenin graduates Simbirsk Gymnasium, winning a Gold
|End of June
||The Ulyanov family moves to Kazan.
|August 13 (25)
||Lenin enters Kazan University.
||Lenin participates in a revolutionary students'
circle in Kazan.
|December 4 (16)
||Lenin participates in a students' rally in Kazan
|December 6 (17)
||Lenin is arrested for participation in the students'
December 7 (19)
||Lenin is expelled from the university and exiled from
Kazan to the village of Kokushkino, under the secret surveillance of
|End of 1889-1890
||In Samara Lenin continues his study of Marx and Engels,
translates The Manifesto of the Communist Party, which is
subsequently read in illegal circles in Samara (no copy of the
translation remains). Lenin becomes acquainted with A. P. Sklyarenko
and engages in Marxist propaganda among the youth of Samara.
|May 17 (29)
||Lenin receives permission to sit for the final
examinations at the Law Faculty of St. Petersburg University as an
|End of August (beginning of
||Lenin's first visit to St. Petersburg in connection with
the examinations at St. Petersburg University.
August 26-September 1
On his way to St. Petersburg Lenin stops in Kazan.
|October 24 (November 5)
||Lenin leaves St. Petersburg to return to Samara.