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1887 Sidney Hillman (Lithuanian-American Labor Leader, a Founder of the C.I.O) Lithuanian Political & Social Leaders Labor & Labor Day AFL-CIO
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1863 U.S.S. Arizona Captures Confederate Sloop Aurelia off Florida's Mosquito Inlet Florida American Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Society
1886 In Wilmington, Delaware, the Knights of Labor Instigate a Strike with 1,500 Leather Workers Which Will Last Almost 7 Months Wilmington, Delaware Labor Strikes State of Delaware
1893 Fort Worth Stockyards Are Officially Incorporated Fort Worth, Texas Cows Fort Worth Stock yards Texas State Historical Association
1900 Seattle Waitresses Union, Local 240, Is Organized with 65 Founding Members Seattle, Washington Women Labor Unions History Link
1935 China's Japanese Puppet State of Manchuko Buys Chinese Eastern Railway from the Soviet Union Japan China Soviet Union Railroads Economics Asian History

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