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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 06:11 AM
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Today in labor history Jan 21, 600 police attack picketing longshoremen
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January 21

January 21, 1924 - Tens of thousands of people gathered in Chicago and New York to mourn the death of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin.

750,000 steel workers walk out in 30 states, largest strike in U.S. history to that time - 1946

Postal Workers begin four-day strike at the Jersey City, N.J. bulk and foreign mail center - 1974

600 police attack picketing longshoremen in Charleston, S.C. - 2000

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