Chicago May Day Martyrs remembered.
It is 133 years back on this day, 11th November 1887, that Comrades Albert Parsons, August Spies, Adolf Fischer and George Engel were hanged in coonnection with the allegged incidents in Hay Market on May 4th, 1886. In 1893, remaining three comrades were pardoned and released by Governor of Illinois. One Comrade, Louis Lingg was found in his cell face half blown away by dynamite. Police said suicide, others charge police with murder.
These Martys sacrificed their lives for the working class. Thousands of years may pass, but the Chicago Martys will be remembered for their struggle and sacrifice.
RED SALUTE TO CHICAGO MAY DAY MARTYS!
“THE DAY WILL COME WHEN OUR SILENCE WILL BE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE VOICES YOU ARE THROTTLING TODAY” ( Final words of Martyr August Spies)