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February 8, 1886


Tens of thousands of unemployed workers rally in Trafalgar Square in London, England. Scotland Yard was called in to quell the subsequent march and riot through the West End by what the press called a “class of loafers who are unemployed for the simple reason that they have never done a day’s work in their lives.”


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