Haymarket Riot

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Haymarket Riot

Chicago labor dispute erupted into mob scene (1886). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 297]
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1) The execution of the Haymarket Martyrs helped to radicalize Emma Goldman and many others.
In Paris in 1889 the International Working Men's Association (the socialist First International) declared May 1 an international workers holiday in commemoration of the Haymarket Martyrs -paid for by the blood and sacrifice of activists within the workers movement.