Sunday, August 01, 2021

Today -100: August 1, 1921: Of pacifications, swords, pogroms, and missing stairs

The Italian government arranges for a “pact of pacification” – literally a treaty – between the Socialists and the Fascists. Mussolini will sign it, but his ability to rein in the various fascist “action squads” is questionable.

Police in Kobe, Japan have been attacking strikers with swords.

There are reports, or rumors, of pogroms in the Ukraine.

Anna Cohen bought a building in Brooklyn and gave notice of eviction to the tenants. They sued and won, so she removed the stairs into the building.

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