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On This Day in Working Class History

Daily briefings of On This Day people's history anniversaries every day of the year. From the Working Class History team.Help support our work by joining us on patreon and accessing exclusive content and benefits: patreon.com/workingclasshistory

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Recent Episodes of On This Day in Working Class History


24 May 1919: Drumheller miners strike

24 May 1919: Drumheller miners strike

Mini-podcast about a strike by miners in Alberta, Canada, in 1919.
See all of our anniversaries each day, alongside sources and maps on the On This Day section of our Stories app: stories.workingclasshistory.com/date/todayAnd browse all Stories by Date here on the Date index: https://stories.workingclasshistory.com/dateOur work is only possible because of support from you, our listeners on patreon. If you appreciate our work, please join us and access exclusive content and benefits at patreon.com/workingclasshistory.

Acknowledgements
Written and edited by Working Class History.Theme music by Ricardo A...

Episode 24 24 May 2024 1m and 16s


23 May 2020: Tenke Fungurume miners strike

23 May 2020: Tenke Fungurume miners strike

Mini-podcast about a strike by miners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for a Covid-19 bonus in 2020.
See all of our anniversaries each day, alongside sources and maps on the On This Day section of our Stories app: stories.workingclasshistory.com/date/todayAnd browse all Stories by Date here on the Date index: https://stories.workingclasshistory.com/dateOur work is only possible because of support from you, our listeners on patreon. If you appreciate our work, please join us and access exclusive content and benefits at patreon.com/workingclasshistory.

Acknowledgements
Written and edited b...

Episode 23 23 May 2024 1m and 6s


22 May 1992: Great Mine lockout

22 May 1992: Great Mine lockout

Mini-podcast about the lockout of miners at the Royal Oak mine in Canada in 1992.
See all of our anniversaries each day, alongside sources and maps on the On This Day section of our Stories app: stories.workingclasshistory.com/date/todayAnd browse all Stories by Date here on the Date index: https://stories.workingclasshistory.com/dateOur work is only possible because of support from you, our listeners on patreon. If you appreciate our work, please join us and access exclusive content and benefits at patreon.com/workingclasshistory.

Acknowledgements
Written and edited by Working Class History.T...

Episode 22 22 May 2024 2m and 25s


21 May 1913: Royal Observatory bombing

21 May 1913: Royal Observatory bombing

Mini-podcast about the bombing of the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh by suffragettes in 1913.
See all of our anniversaries each day, alongside sources and maps on the On This Day section of our Stories app: stories.workingclasshistory.com/date/todayAnd browse all Stories by Date here on the Date index: https://stories.workingclasshistory.com/dateOur work is only possible because of support from you, our listeners on patreon. If you appreciate our work, please join us and access exclusive content and benefits at patreon.com/workingclasshistory.

Acknowledgements
Written and edited by Working Class History.Theme m...

Episode 21 21 May 2024 1m and 23s


20 May 1963: Eswatini miners strike

20 May 1963: Eswatini miners strike

Mini-podcast about a strike by miners in Eswatini in 1963.
Support our colleagues in Gaza on their crowdfunder: https://www.gofundme.com/f/9qf6nz-hope-beyond-borders-yallas-gaza-crisis-fundSee all of our anniversaries each day, alongside sources and maps on the On This Day section of our Stories app: stories.workingclasshistory.com/date/todayAnd browse all Stories by Date here on the Date index: https://stories.workingclasshistory.com/dateOur work is only possible because of support from you, our listeners on patreon. If you appreciate our work, please join us and access exclusive content and benefits at patreon.com/workingclasshistory.

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Episode 20 20 May 2024 1m and 51s


19 May 1920: Battle of Matewan

19 May 1920: Battle of Matewan

Mini-podcast about a shootout between striking miners and bosses' thugs in Matewan, West Virginia in 1920.
Learn more in episodes 57-58 of the Working Class History podcast: https://workingclasshistory.com/podcast/e57-west-virginia-mine-wars-1902-1922/See all of our anniversaries each day, alongside sources and maps on the On This Day section of our Stories app: stories.workingclasshistory.com/date/todayAnd browse all Stories by Date here on the Date index: https://stories.workingclasshistory.com/dateOur work is only possible because of support from you, our listeners on patreon. If you appreciate our work, please join us and access exclusive content a...

Episode 19 19 May 2024 2m and 9s


18 May 1980: Gwangju uprising

18 May 1980: Gwangju uprising

Mini-podcast about an uprising against the US-backed dictatorship in Gwangju, South Korea in 1980.
Learn more in episodes 53-56 of the Working Class History podcast: https://workingclasshistory.com/podcast/e53-the-gwangju-uprising-1980/See all of our anniversaries each day, alongside sources and maps on the On This Day section of our Stories app: stories.workingclasshistory.com/date/todayAnd browse all Stories by Date here on the Date index: https://stories.workingclasshistory.com/dateOur work is only possible because of support from you, our listeners on patreon. If you appreciate our work, please join us and access exclusive content and benefits at p...

Episode 18 18 May 2024 1m and 35s


17 May 1968: Catonsville 9

17 May 1968: Catonsville 9

Mini-podcast about the Catonsville 9 – Catholic activists against the Vietnam War in 1968.
Learn more about opposition to the Vietnam war in episodes 43-46 of the Working Class History podcast, here.See all of our anniversaries each day, alongside sources and maps on the On This Day section of our Stories app: stories.workingclasshistory.com/date/todayAnd browse all Stories by Date here on the Date index: https://stories.workingclasshistory.com/dateOur work is only possible because of support from you, our listeners on patreon. If you appreciate our work, please join us and access exclusive content and benefits at patreon.com...

Episode 17 17 May 2024 1m and 11s


16 May 1967: Hong Kong riots committee formed

16 May 1967: Hong Kong riots committee formed

Mini-podcast about the forming of a key committee during a wave of riots and rebellions against British colonial rule in Hong Kong in 1967.
Learn more in episodes 30-31 of the Working Class History podcast: https://workingclasshistory.com/podcast/e30-31-the-hong-kong-riots-1967/See all of our anniversaries each day, alongside sources and maps on the On This Day section of our Stories app: stories.workingclasshistory.com/date/todayAnd browse all Stories by Date here on the Date index: https://stories.workingclasshistory.com/dateOur work is only possible because of support from you, our listeners on patreon. If you appreciate our w...

Episode 16 16 May 2024 2m and 30s


15 May 1942: T-Bone Slim body found

15 May 1942: T-Bone Slim body found

Mini-podcast about the death of Industrial Workers of the World union songwriter and columnist, T-Bone Slim, in 1942.
Learn more in episode 1 of the Working Class Literature podcast: https://workingclasshistory.com/podcast/wcl-e01-t-bone-slim-the-laureate-of-the-logging-camps/See all of our anniversaries each day, alongside sources and maps on the On This Day section of our Stories app: stories.workingclasshistory.com/date/todayAnd browse all Stories by Date here on the Date index: https://stories.workingclasshistory.com/dateOur work is only possible because of support from you, our listeners on patreon. If you appreciate our work, please join us and access exclusive content a...

Episode 15 15 May 2024 1m and 23s

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