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1876 Switzerland Death in Bern of Mikhaïl Bakounine, revolutionary, theorist of anarchism and philosopher who wrote particularly on the role of the state. In his writings he lays the foundations of libertarian socialism.
1918 South Africa 15,000 miners stop work. The police run to try to force them to descend, causing violent clashes. 8 leaders are arrested for "incitement to violence".
1923 Canada Provincial police charge crowds at the steel plant in Sydney, Nova Scotia, where workers are on strike for union recognition. In the 1930s, memories of Bloody Sunday help lead to new legislation to support collective bargaining.[more]
1935 Canada In Regina, Saskatchewan, a rally in support of the On-to-Ottawa Trek of unemployed workers is attacked by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Two men are killed and 100 injured. The Dominion Day riot contributes to the defeat of Prime Minister R.B. Bennett.[more]
1943 France The first issue of underground newspaper Arbeiter und Soldat, produced by Trotskyists and aimed at German soldiers, appears[more]
1992 France Occupation of the Théâtre de l'Odéon during intermission, the first in a series of actions to protest against a plan to cut unemployment insurance.