10/18/10

Unionism, Czechoslovakia, Black Power

On this day: October 18
Boston Shoemakers form first U.S. labor organization (1648)

Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia (1944)

The U.S. Olympic Committee suspends two black athletes for giving a "black power" salute during a victory ceremony at the Mexico City games (1968)

b: Pierre Trudeau (1919), Lee Harvey Oswald (1939), Mauricio Funes (1959); d: Walther von Brauchitsch (1948), Andreas Baader (1977), Gudrun Ensslin (1977), Jan-Carl Raspe (1977)

Community Organizing for the New Progressive Era

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