Sunday, July 5, 2009

Bloody Thursday -- July 5, 2009

Today is the 75th anniversary of Bloody Thursday, 05-July-1934, when police at Mission and Steuart fired into a crowd of strikers, killing two of them. Their public funeral a few days later led to a general strike and an eventual victory for the waterfront workers. This is a memorial erected by the ILWU.

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