HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Approximately 600 people died when fire broke out at the Iroquois Theater in Chicago, IL. on this day in 1903. The theater was billed
as being fire proof, much the same way the Titanic was said to be 
unsinkable. The fire one of the most horrific events in Chicago’s
history.


Drawing depicts the scene inside the lobby when fire broke out in the
Iroquois Theater.

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On this day in 1936, the United Auto Workers union staged its first
sit-down strike, at the Fisher Body Plant in Flint,
MI. The Flint Sit
Down Strike is known as the most important strike in American
history
because it changed the United Automobile Workers (UAW)

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The UAW was founded as part of the
Congress of Industrial Organizations
(CIO) in the 1930s and grew rapidly
from 1936 to the 1950s.

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