International Workers’ Day, or commonly known as Labor Day or Workers’ Day or May Day, is celebrated on 1 May. It is a celebration of laborer and working classes, and is promoted by international labor movements. 309 more words
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May 1, 1886: Industrial workers across the U.S. go on strike, demanding an 8-hour workday.
May 3, 1886: During a strike at McCormick Reaper Works in Chicago, demonstrators clash with police, and several of the strikers are wounded or killed. 176 more words