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On This Day: April 26

Lesbian Visibility Day

  • 1905: French anarchist filmmaker Jean Vigo was born.
  • 1907: Belfast Dock Strike beings 1907 lead by Jim Larkin.
  • 1937: Fascist bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War, 1650 killed.
  • 1943: Easter Riots in Uppsala, Sweden as anti-fascist protesters are dispersed by the police as they protest nationalist meeting.
  • 1946: Jewish anarchist Philip Josephs dies in Sydney, Australia.
  • 1958: Founding of All India United Trade Union Centre, labour body of Socialist Unity Centre of India.
  • 1960: President of South Korea Syngman Rhee is forced out of office by “April Revolution” after twelve years of dictatorial rule.
  • 1966: Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales founds Crusade for Justice, the start of a campaign for gaining Chicano civil rights.
  • 1968: National student strike by 1million US high school and college students against the Vietnam War.
  • 1989: The Chinese newspaper People’s Daily publishes an editorial criticising protests in Tiananmen Square, further inflaming movement.
  • 1994: Black people vote in South Africa’s first multi-racial election following defeat of Apartheid.
  • 1998: Human rights activist Bishop Juan Gerardi Conedera killed after blames US-backed govt for atrocities in Guatemala’s civil war.
  • 1999: WAAKE-UP! held a rally encouraging the University of Colorado to dissolve the University’s neutrality policy on investments and sign a basic commitment to human rights.