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1913 Italian Hall Massacre

5 Sep

 

“The Italian Hall Disaster (sometimes referred to as the 1913 Massacre) is a tragedy that occurred on December 24, 1913 in Calumet, Michigan. Seventy-three men, women, and children, mostly striking mine workers and their families, were crushed to death in a stampede when someone falsely yelled “fire” at a crowded Christmas party”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_Hall_disaster

 

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