||Lenin writes critical notes to the first draft programme
of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party, composed by Plekhanov.
|January 8 (21)
||Lenin, in a speech at a conference of the Iskra
Editorial Board in Munich criticises the first draft programme
composed by Plekhanov and introduces his corrections and proposals.
January (between 8 and
25) (between January 21 and February 1)
||Lenin composes a new draft programme of the Russian
Social-Democratic Labour Party.
|January 15 (23)
||Lenin's article “Concerning the State
Budget” published in Iskra, No. 15.
|End of January (first half
||Following Lenin's instructions, the All-Russian
Iskra organisation is founded at a conference of
Iskra adherents in Samara.
|February 1 (14)
||Lenin's article “Political Agitation and 'the
Class Point of View'" published in Iskra, No. 16.
||Lenin writes the Preface to his What Is To Be
|End of February to mid-March
||Lenin writes the critical notes to the second draft
programme of the R.S.D.L.P. composed by Plekhanov.
|March 5 (18)
||Lenin writes for the Belostok Conference of the
R.S.D.L.P. the “Report of the Iskra Editorial Board to
the Meeting of R.S.D.L.P. Committees” and a draft resolution; he
takes part in the conference of the Iskra Editorial Board and
gives instructions to the Iskra delegate to the Belostok
|Beginning of March (mid
||The book What Is To Be Done? Burning Questions of
Our Movement is published in Stuttgart; in this work Lenin
elaborated the ideological foundations of the Marxist Party.