Sunday, February 26, 2012

Today in Labor History—February 26

A Young Karl Marx
February 26, 1848 – 29 year-old Karl Marx published The Communist Manifesto in London. (From the Daily Bleed)

February 26, 1912 – A coal strike began in Derbyshire England, developing into a nationwide General Strike on March 1. (From the Daily Bleed)

February 26, 1915 – Armaments workers went on strike for more pay in England. (From the
Daily Bleed)
Kronstadt Rebels Attacked by Red Army, March, 1921

February 26, 1921 – In the midst of the Kronstadt uprising, delegates were sent to Petrograd tofind out about strikes occurring there. (From the Daily Bleed)

February 26, 1941 – Workers struck at Bethlehem Steel plants. (From the Daily Bleed)

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