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* Children Lead StrikeChildren Lead Strike

On this date, in the year 1835, child workers in Paterson New Jersey led a strike demanding working conditions that would limit their work day to 11 hours and their work week to six days. The strike was only partly successful.

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* Ginger GoodwinGinger Goodwin

On this date, 1918, BC labour leader Ginger Goodwin was murdered by a police officer. He died shortly thereafter, from his wounds, in Cumberland, BC.

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