Thursday, February 9, 2012

Today in Labor History—February 9


February 9, 1886 – President Cleveland declared a state of emergency in Seattle because of anti-Chinese violence.  (From the Daily Bleed)

February 9, 2000 – Over 100,000 people demonstrated in México City demanding the freedom of students arrested when police regained control of the country's main campus closed by a nine-month strike. The demonstrators were students, parents, trade unions and leftist groups. (From the Daily Bleed)

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