9/4/12

Tailors Strike, Thomas Eagleton, E.F. Schumacher

On this day: September 4
12,000 tailors strike against sweatshop working conditions in New York City (1894)

Brian Mulroney leads the Conservative Party to power, ending 20 years of nearly uninterrupted Liberal rule in Canada (1984)

b: Eduard Wirths (1909), Thomas R. Donahue (1928), Thomas Eagleton (1929); d: E. F. Schumacher (1977), William Kunstler (1995)


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