Within a year of its inception, over 125,000 people had joined the union.
On July 16, 1934, the city of San Francisco shut down as 65,000 workers from all industries walked off the job, in response to a call by longshore workers for a general strike.
African American and white farmers formed the Southern Tenant Farmers Union in Tyronza, Arkansas.
Woody Sez "The national debit is one thing I caint figger out"
On July 6, 1892, under the cover of darkness, two barges, loaded with armed Pinkerton thugs hired by the Carnegie Steel Co., landed on the south bank of the Monongahela River.