Monday, May 02, 2011

Today -100: May 2, 1911: Of May Day and special delivery

May Day riots in Paris, just, you know, because. At one rally, a German worker made an anti-militarist speech, saying that in the event of war, German workers would refuse to fight against their French comrades. That’s reassuring.

Rebels in Mexico capture Mazatlan, Durango City, and Topolobampo.

A man attempts to mail himself in a wood box from Lawrence, Kansas to Galveston but is forced by heat to come out in Fort Worth.

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