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April 20, 1914


State militia and company guards attack the tent city that striking coal miners set up in Ludlow, Colorado. Following a machine gun assault, they set fire to the camp. The exact number of men, women, and children who were killed that day remains unknown. In 2009, the site of the Ludlow Massacre was designated a National Historic Landmark.

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One thought on “April 20, 1914

  1. A truly horrific incident

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