This war overlapped with the
Russian Revolution of 1905.
What Started the
On February 8, 1904, the Japanese
attacked Port Arthur and thus started the war.
Although Japan fired the first shot,
this war was equally desired by Russia.
Battles of the Russo-Japanese War
1904, June 14
Battle at Fu-hsien - Japanese victory
1904, August 25
Battle at Liao-yang - Japanese victory
1905, February 19 - March 10
Mukden - Japanese victory
1905, May 27 - 29
Naval Battle of
Tsushima - Japanese victory
On May 27, 1905, Japan sunk the