Today In Labor History

11 November
Haymarket martyrs hanged, charged with the bombing death of eight police during a Chicago labor rally – 1887

IWW organizer Wesley Everest lynched after Centralia, Wash. IWW hall attacked – 1919

57 crewmen on three freighters die over a three-day period when their ships sink during a huge storm over Lake Michigan – 1940

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