Supporters of the Knights of Labor, an American workingman's
organisation, hold a demonstration in Chicago. When a protester
throws a dynamite bomb at the police, eight officers and unknown
numbers of protesters are killed. Eight men are tried for murder
and four executed as a result of the incident.
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Editors. "Knights of Labor riot in Chicago". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18939, accessed 24 May 2017.]