May 5, 1886: Some 14,000 building trades workers and laborers, demanding an 8-hour work day, gather at the Milwaukee Iron Co. rolling mill in Bay View, Wisc. When they approach the mill they are fired on by 250 National Guardsmen under orders from the governor to shoot to kill. Seven die, including a 13-year-old boy.
General Membership Meetings: Members attending the May meetings voted to suspend the meetings through the summer.
Our next meeting will be held Sept. 13, 2015 - Baltimore Sep. 13, 2015 - Salisbury