On October 25, on the calendar used in Russia at the time, the October Revolution commenced. It would later be attributed to November 5 in the current western calendar. The October Revolution is also known as Red October, the October Uprising, the Bolshevik Revolution, or the Bolshevik Coup. The concept of Red October lingers in the American cultural mind through the Cold War when it was highlighted in The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy.

Book Title: The Hunt for Red October 

Book Author: Clancy, Tom 

Dewey Decimal Call Number: FIC CLA

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