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Strike - Notable Historical Events

Walter JohnsonApr 15, 1911

GandhiApr 6, 1919

Whitey FordJul 20, 1956

Reggie JacksonMay 13, 1983

Nolan RyanJun 7, 1983

Nelson MandelaJul 27, 1992

Roger ClemensAug 11, 1993

Sparky AndersonFeb 17, 1995

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Strike - Historical Events
Date Event
1537-02-19

Weavers of Leiden, Netherlands, strike

1552-10-31

Emperor Karel & Markgraaf Albecht strike siege of Metz

1568-03-23

Treaty of Longjumeau: French huguenots go on strike

1648-04-05

Spanish troops/feudal barons strike down people's uprising in Naples

1699-09-22

People of Rotterdam strike over high cost of butter

1720-10-10

French government proclaims strike on banknotes

1740-08-13

Hunger strike in Rotterdam

1815-06-16

Battle at Quatre-Bras: allies strike French

1845-09-23

Hunger strike in Hague

1849-07-02

Garibaldi begins hunger strike in Rome

1860-02-22

Shoe-making workers of Lynn Ms, strike successfully for higher wages

1869-06-28

Amsterdam typographer strike

1877-02-12

US railroad builders strike against wage reduction

1877-07-14

General strike brings US railroad to a stand still

1877-07-21

-27] US army breaks railroad strike

1885-09-02

In Rock Springs, Wyoming, 150 white miners, who were struggling to unionize so they could strike for better wages and work conditions, attack their Chinese fellow workers, killing 28, wounding 15, and forcing several hundred more out of town.

1886-05-01

US general strike for 8-hour working day begins

1888-04-16

Drentse & Friese peat cutters go on strike

1891-05-06

Conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike

1891-09-03

Cotton pickers organize union & stage strike in Texas

1892-04-21

Black longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis, Mo

1893-10-14

Harry Wright suggests umps keep ball-strike count a secret

1894-02-07

The Cripple Creek miner's strike, led by the Western Federation of Miners, begins in Cripple Creek, Colorado.

1894-04-20

136,000 mine workers strike in Ohio for pay increase

1894-06-21

Workers in Pittsburgh strike Pullman sleeping car company

1894-06-25

American Railway Union under Eugene V Debs goes on strike

1894-07-06

Cleveland sends 2,000 troops to Chicago to suppress Pullman strike

1894-07-20

2000 fed troops recalled from Chicago, having ended Pullman strike

1894-09-04

In NYC, 12,000 tailors went on strike protesting sweat shops

1898-09-13

20,000 Paris construction workers go on strike

1900-08-07

Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike

1900-09-17

USA, Anthracite coal miners go out on strike for better wages until the October 25, by which time the owners are persuaded that their stand is harming President McKinley's campaign

1902-01-13

Textile workers strike in Enschede Neth till June 1

1902-02-17

A general strike in Barcelona and nearby towns leads to government-troop reprisals that leave 40 dead

1902-04-08

Growing unrest in Belgian society as people demand better education, better work and living conditions, the right to strike and universal male suffrage, culminate in a demonstration organised by Socialists. In the rioting that ensues, many Belgians are killed

1902-05-12

Some 140,000 miners of anthracite coal in Pennsylvania go out on a strike called by the United Mine Workers after the owners have refused to recognize the UMW, let alone negotiate or submit to arbitration; Roosevelt later threatens to have the army run the mine

1902-10-21

In the United States, a five month strike by United Mine Workers ends.

1903-01-29

Dutch railroad workers strike

1903-02-18

Kuyper government launches anti strike laws

1903-04-06

General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws)

1903-04-06

In Holland, railroad and dock workers go out on strike, but the government passes anti-strike bills, calls out troops, and promptly ends the strike on the 13th April

1903-11-23

Colorado Governor James Peabody sends the state militia into the town of Cripple Creek to break up a miners' strike.

1904-09-21

The general strike called by the Socialist Party that spread throughout Italy ends today

1905-10-20

Great General Strike in Russia begins; lasts 11 days

1905-11-04

Dock strike against importing grain elevators in Rotterdam

1905-11-09

Swedish mine workers win 5 month strike for minimum wages

1908-05-26

At Masjed Soleyman (مسجد سليمان) in southwest Persia, the first major commercial oil strike in the Middle East is made. The rights to the resource are quickly acquired by the United Kingdom.

1909-05-17

White firemen on Georgia lroad strike to protest against hiring blacks

1910-01-03

British miners strike for 8 hour working day

1911-04-15

Walter Johnson pitches a record tying 4 strike outs in an inning

1911-08-01

Transportation workers begin a major strike in England; part of a wave of industrial unrest

1912-01-11

Bread & Roses Strike begins in Lawrence, Massachusetts

1912-01-29

Martial law declared in textile strike in Lawrence, MA

1912-02-26

Coal miners strike in Britain (settle on 1st March)

1913-04-14

Belgium begins general strike for voting rights

1913-06-02

1st strike settlement mediated by US Dept of Labor - railroad clerks

1913-10-21

Transvaal women satyagrahis begin defiance activities, hawking without licenses in Vereeniging; they cross the Natal border and encourage the miners in Newcastle to strike

1914-01-26

600 Dutch textile workers go on strike

1914-04-20

33 killed by soldiers during mine strike in Ludlow, Colo

1914-10-15

Clayton Anti-trust Act passed (union & strike rights)

1914-12-21

2,800 African miners strike at the Van Rhyn Deep mines in a bid to redress some of their grievances

1915-12-27

US Iron and Steel workers begin a 3-week strike in Ohio for a eight-hour-day; they are successful as the US needs steel for armaments

1916-09-03

US President Wilson signs Adamson Act, providing an 8-hour day on interstate railroads, preventing a national railroad strike

1917-02-22

[NS Mar 7] Russian February Revolution begins with strike at Putilov factory in Petrograd

1917-03-07

Russian February Revolution breaks out [OS=Feb 24] with strike at Putilov factory in Petrograd

1917-06-10

Limburgse mine workers strike

1918-01-28

Strike on Berlin ammunition factory

1918-09-10

Players on both sides threaten to strike the World Series unless they are guaranteed $2,500 to the winners & $1,000 each for the losers

1919-02-06

1st day of 5-day Seattle general strike

1919-02-21

Revolutionary strike in Barcelona

1919-03-03

Communist Party in Germany announces a general strike

1919-03-11

General strike in Germany crushed

1919-03-17

Dutch steel workers strike for 8 hr day & minimum wages

1919-03-31

Strike against Ruhrgebied government of Scheidemann

1919-04-06

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi orders a General Strike.

1919-06-09

General steel strike in France

1919-09-09

Boston's police force forms strike

1919-09-22

-Jan 20] Steel strike in the US

1919-09-27

Pitcher Bob Shawkey sets then Yank record with 15 strike-outs

1920-01-04

Amsterdam actors decide to strike for retirement benefits

1920-02-12

-Apr 26] 14,000 Rotterdam/Amsterdam harbor workers strike

1921-03-31

British coal miners goes on strike

1921-04-15

Black Friday in Britain: leaders of transport and rail unions announce a decision not to call for strike action in support of the miners; the epithet 'black' derives from a widespread feeling that the decision amounted to a breach of solidarity and a betrayal of the miners

1921-12-28

The beginning of the Rand Rebellion in Southern Africa; the rebellion started as a strike by white mineworkers on and became an open armed rebellion against the state

1922-01-01

Coal miners in the Transvaal, South Africa, embark on a strike in response to a wage cut, which quickly escalated into a large-scale revolt against the government, known as the Rand Rebellion.

1922-01-09

Rotterdam metal strike ends

1922-03-10

State of siege proclaimed during mine strike Johannesburg South Africa

1922-03-22

The Rand Rebellion in Southern Africa is brought to a brutal end by the police; the rebellion started as a strike by white mineworkers on and became an open armed rebellion against the state

1922-07-17

Curacao harbor workers begin strike under Felix Chacuto

1922-07-31

General strike in Italy against fascist violence

1922-08-08

Italian general strike broken by fascist terror

1923-01-08

Typography strike in Amsterdam

1923-01-23

Taxi strike in Amsterdam begins (through March 9th)

1923-02-05

General mine strike against wage cuts in Saar

1923-02-18

Belgium: Borinage-mine workers strike for higher wages

1923-03-09

Amsterdam taxi strike ended

1923-04-24

General harbor strike begins in NYC

1923-05-07

Mine strike at Belgian Borinage railroad

1923-06-15

Belgium's Theunis government falls because of mine, post & railroad strike

1923-07-03

Dockers' strike in Hull/Grimsby/Cardiff/Bristol over to London

1923-08-20

London dock strike ends

1923-10-29

Textile strike in Enschede Neth, against lower wages, begins

1924-03-31

London public transport strike ends

1924-05-05

Unions terminate Twentse textile strike

1924-05-08

Workers at Werkspoor in Amsterdam strike against 3rd wage cut

1924-06-23

8 month Twenste textile strike ends

1924-07-10

Railroad worker strike ends in Amsterdam

1926-05-01

British coal miners go on strike

1926-05-03

British general strike: 3 million workers support miners

1926-05-12

British general strike ends, but mine workers stay on strike

1927-02-19

General strike against British occupiers in Shanghai

1929-05-01

Farm workers strike begins in East-Groningen

1932-04-05

Dutch textile strike broken by trade unions

1932-08-27

200,000 English textile workers strike

1932-09-20

Gandhi begins hunger strike against treatment of untouchables

1933-01-02

Ijmuider fishing strike begins (till July 11th)

1933-01-09

Amsterdam confectionery worker go on strike against wage reduction

1933-03-04

Henderson, DeSylva & Brown's "Strike Me Pink" premieres in NYC

1933-05-09

Spanish anarchists call for general strike

1933-08-23

Mahatma Gandhi released from Indian jail following yet another hunger strike

1933-11-13

1st modern sit-down strike, Hormel meat packers, Austin, Minn

1934-02-12

France hit by a general strike against fascists & royalists

1934-04-12

The US Auto-Lite Strike begins, culminating in a five-day melee between Ohio National Guard troops and 6,000 strikers and picketers.

1934-05-23

The Auto-Lite Strike culminates in the "Battle of Toledo", a five-day melée between 1,300 troops of the Ohio National Guard and 6,000 picketers.

1936-03-01

A strike occurs aboard the S.S. California, leading to the demise of the International Seamen's Union and the creation of the National Maritime Union.

1936-05-25

The Remington Rand strike, led by the American Federation of Labor, begins.

1936-12-30

United Auto Workers stage 1st sit-down strike, at Fisher Body Plant

1937-02-11

44-day sit-down strike at General Motors in Flint Mich ends

1937-04-22

NYC college students stage 4th annual peace strike

1937-05-10

Busmen strike in London

1940-09-29

"Strike Up the Band" opens

1940-10-24

Japan eliminates US terms (strike, play ball) from baseball

1940-11-26

Leidse students strike

1941-02-25

February strike against persecution of Jews, in Amsterdam

1941-02-26

Utrecht & Zaandam strike against raid on Jews

1941-10-05

Mickey Owens drops a 3rd strike, Tom Hendrick reaches 1st safely - would have been last out, instead Yanks score 4 & win 7-4

1941-12-15

The American Federation of Labor adopts a no-strike policy in war industries.

1942-07-25

German troops strike at Tsym Lyanskaja

1943-03-25

97% of all Dutch physicians strike againt nazi registration

1943-04-30

Dutch strike against forced labor in Nazi Germany's war industry

1943-05-03

Strike against obligatory labor camps ends, after 200 killed

1943-08-14

-Aug 24th: Quadrant conference over strike in Pacific Ocean

1943-08-28

Denmark declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers

1943-10-10

US bombers accidentally strike Enschede Neth, causing 151 deaths

1943-11-16

World War II: American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway.

1944-06-23

4 tornadoes strike Appalachia, killing 153

1944-06-30

Universal strike against Nazi terror in Copenhagen

1944-08-18

Paris rail workers strike against Nazi occupiers

1944-08-19

Paris police strike against nazi occupiers

1944-09-17

Dutch begin railroad strike against German occupiers

1944-12-03

British order to disarm causes general strike in Greece

1945-06-30

17-day newspaper strike in NY begins

1945-08-24

Cleveland ace Bob Feller returns from Navy & strike out 12

1945-10-05

Hollywood Black Friday: A six month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers' studios.

1945-11-21

General Motors workers go on strike

1946-04-01

400,000 US mine workers strike

1946-04-01

Tsunamis generated by a quake in Aleutian Trench strike Hilo, Hawaii

1946-05-01

Start of 3 year Pilbara strike of Indigenous Australians.

1946-05-17

US President Harry Truman seizes control of nation's railroads to delay a strike

1946-07-02

Harbor workers end strike at Rotterdam & Amsterdam

1948-12-31

Dutch police actions up Java gone on strike

1950-08-15

Rotterdam harbor strike begins

1950-08-22

Rotterdam dock strike ends

1950-08-25

US President Harry Truman orders army to take control of railroad to avert a strike

1951-09-19

Italian civil servants strike for pay increase

1952-02-01

General strike against French colonial management in Tunisia

1952-04-08

US President Harry Truman seizes steel mills to avert a strike

1952-06-02

650,000 metal workers go on strike in US

1952-06-14

General strike in Tunisia

1952-07-24

US President Harry Truman settles 53-day steel strike

1952-08-09

General strike against overtime conscription in Belgium

1952-08-23

Giants Bob Elliot is ejected for arguing a strike, Bobby Hoffman complete his at bat, he strikes out & is also ejected for arguing

1952-11-04

Earthquake & flood strike Kamshatka-South America

1953-08-13

4-5 million French go on strike against economizations

1953-11-25

Earthquake and tsnunami strike Honshu, Japan

1954-09-24

Yanks tie a record, 3 of their pinch hitters strike out in 1 inning

1954-11-30

1st meteorite known to strike a woman (Liz Hodges-Sylacauga Ala)

1955-04-01

Armed military action taken against bureaucratic strike in Amsterdam

1955-05-31

Great Britain proclaims emergency crisis due to rail strike

1955-07-05

English harbor strike ends

1955-07-09

Strike in Belgium for 5 day work week

1956-03-10

General strike in Cyprus protesting exile of archbishop Makarios

1956-03-20

156-day strike against Westinghouse ends

1956-03-20

Union workers ended a 156-day strike at Westinghouse Electric Corp

1956-07-10

650,000 US steel workers go on strike

1956-07-20

Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford ties AL record of 6 straight strike-outs

1959-06-22

Most Phillies strike out in a game (16 by Sandy Koufax)

1959-07-15

The steel strike of 1959 begins, leading to significant importation of foreign steel for the first time in United States history.

1960-02-19

Protest strike in Poznan, Poland

1960-03-07

Dutch Builders strike for CLA

1961-01-04

Longest recorded strike ends-33 yrs-Danish barbers' assistants

1962-12-08

114-day newspaper strike begins in NYC

1963-01-26

Major League Rules Committee votes to expand strike zone

1963-03-01

200,000 French mine workers strike

1963-04-01

NYC's newspapers resume publishing after a 114 day strike

1963-08-13

Warren Spahn sets left-hander strike out mark at 2,382

1963-11-16

Toledo, OH newspaper strike began

1964-04-18

Artisans strike in Belgium ends

1964-04-18

Sandy Koufax is 1st to strike out the side on 9 pitches

1965-04-11

40 tornadoes strike US midwest killing 272 & injuring 5,000

1965-11-12

General strike in Morocco against disappearance of Ben Barka

1966-01-01

12 day transit worker strike shuts down NYC subway

1966-01-12

12 day NYC transit strike ends

1966-07-08

US airline strike (until Aug 19th)

1967-04-14

Red Sox rookie Billy Rohome comes within 1 strike of a no hitter at

1967-08-11

Al Downing becomes 12th to strike-out side on 9 pitches

1968-02-19

1st US Teachers strike (Florida)

1968-04-18

178,000 employees of US Bell Telephone System go on strike

1968-04-19

Belgian construction workers strike

1968-11-06

Students of SF State Counsel go on strike

1968-12-03

Pitcher's mound drops from 15" to 10" & strike zone reduced from knees to shoulders to top of knees to armpits, to help hitters

1969-05-29

General strike in Cordoba, Argentina, leading to the Cordobazo civil unrest.

1970-01-05

23,000 Belgian mine workers strike

1970-03-13

SF city employees begin 4-day strike

1970-03-18

Two-week US postal strike begins; it is against the government and is the largest wildcat strike in US history

1970-08-03

4 day NFL strike ends

1970-10-03

Baseball umpires call their 1st strike

1970-12-17

Poland: shipyard workers in Gdansk strike; soldiers in Gdynia fire at workers emerging from trains, killing dozens.

1971-01-25

Phila mint's 1st trial strike of Eisenhower dollar

1971-04-23

Columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike

1971-08-16

Over 8,000 workers go on strike in Derry, Northern Ireland, in protest at the introduction of Internment (allowing suspected terrorists to be indefinitely detained without trial)

1971-10-19

A group of f Northern Ireland Members of Parliament begin a 48 hour hunger strike against the policy of Internment

1972-02-09

Brit government declares state of emergency after month-long miners' strike

1972-03-09

Players on White Sox vote 31-0 in favor of a strike, if necessary

1972-03-27

Ulster Vanguard organise industrial strike against the imposition of direct rule on Northern Ireland by Westminster

1972-04-01

Major league baseball players stages 1st collective strike

1972-04-05

Baseball season is delayed due to a strike

1972-04-13

1st baseball players' strike ends after 13 days

1972-06-19

Hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers face flight delays and cancellations after pilots threaten to strike over hijack fears

1972-08-03

British premier Edward Heath proclaims emergency crisis due to dock strike

1972-08-21

British dock strike ends

1973-02-07

The United Loyalist Council hold a one-day strike to "re-establish some sort of Protestant or loyalist control over the affairs of the province"; loyalist paramilitaries forcibly tried to stop many people going to work and to close any businesses that had opened, North Ireland

1973-04-06

Harbor strike in Gent/Antwerp, Belgium

1974-01-06

England begins 3 day work week during mine strike

1974-02-05

British mine strike

1974-03-07

1st general strike in Ethiopia

1974-05-15

Beginning of the Ulster Workers' Council strike called by Ulster loyalists and unionists who were against the Sunningdale Agreement, which proposed the sharing of political power with Irish nationalists

1974-07-17

Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)

1975-01-09

600 employees of Royal Canadian Mint go on strike

1975-09-01

NY Met Tom Seaver is 1st to strike out 200 in 8 consecutive seasons

1977-02-28

Harbor strike in Rotterdam/Amsterdam ends

1978-05-23

General strike in Peru

1978-06-17

Ron Guidry sets Yankee record with 18 strike-outs

1978-07-04

Memphis fire fighters halt 3-day strike under a court order

1978-07-21

US Postal Service & unions agree on a contract averting mail strike

1978-08-25

Baseball umps stage a 1 day strike

1978-09-26

RR clerks go on strike, halting more than 2/3s of rail service

1978-10-31

Iranian oil workers go on strike

1980-04-01

New York City's Transit Worker Union 100 begins a strike lasting 11 days.

1980-08-14

In Lenin Shipyard Gdansk Poland, 17,000 workers go on strike, beginning of the Solidarity movement

1980-09-07

32nd Emmy Awards: Taxi, Lou Grant, Ed Asner & Barbara Bel Geddes win. Notable for going ahead despite 51 of the 52 nominated performers boycotting the event due to a a strike by members of the Screen Actors Guild.

1980-12-18

IRA's Sean McKenna becomes critically ill, ends hunger strike

1981-02-25

Exec Board of Players' Association votes unanimously to strike on May 29

1981-02-25

Exec Board of Baseball Players' Association votes unanimously to strike on May 29 if the issue of free-agent compensation remains unresolved

1981-03-01

Republican prisoners in the Maze began a second hunger strike; among the prisoners is Bobby Sands

1981-04-22

10,000 copper workers in Chile strike

1981-04-22

Almost 1 million West German metal workers in strike

1981-04-29

Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st lefty to strike out 3,000 batters

1981-05-04

After 66 days on hunger strike, 26 year old Bobby Sands MP died in the Maze; 9 further hunger strikers die over the next 3 months

1981-05-08

Ron Davis pitches 10th consecutive strike out, 1 short of record

1981-06-11

Mariners beat Orioles 8-2 at Kingdome, then players go on strike

1981-06-12

3rd baseball strike starts

1981-06-12

Baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike

1981-07-31

42 day old, 2nd major league baseball strike ends

1981-08-03

13,000 Air Traffic Controllers (PATCO) begin their strike; US President Ronald Reagan offers ultimatum to workers: 'if they do not report for work within 48 hours, they have forfeited their jobs and will be terminated'

1981-08-06

Due to strike, Yanks, A's, Philles & Dodgers declared 1st ½ champs

1981-10-03

Irish Nationalist at Maze Prison near Belfast end 7-mo hunger strike

1982-05-25

Ferguson Jenkins becomes 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters

1982-09-20

NFL players begin a 57 day strike

1982-09-21

NFL players begin a 57 day strike

1982-09-30

National railroad strike in Belgium

1982-11-16

Aggrement reached ending 57 day football strike

1983-05-13

Reggie Jackson is 1st major leaguer to strike out 2,000 times

1983-05-20

Phillies Steve Carlton passes W Johnson with 2nd most strike outs

1983-06-07

Steve Carlton temporarily passes Nolan Ryan with his 3,552 strike out

1983-07-01

Arbitrator Raymond Goetz rules 43 players who are on Disabled List during 1981 players' strike not entitled to salaries for that period

1983-08-07

Some 675,000 AT&T employees strike

1983-12-04

US jet fighters strike Syrian anti-aircraft positions in Lebanon

1984-03-06

Twelve-month-long strike in British coal industry begins.

1984-03-12

National Union of Mine Workers in Britain begins a 51 week strike

1984-09-12

NY Met Dwight Gooden sets rookie strike out record at 251

1985-03-03

National Union of Mine Workers in England end a 51 week strike

1985-06-27

First hotel strike in NY

1985-07-11

Astros' Nolan Ryan, 1st to strike out 4000 (Mets' Danny Heep)

1985-08-05

Baseball players go on strike for 2 days

1985-08-06

Major League Baseball Players Association go on strike

1985-08-06

Players' Association stages a midseason baseball strike (lasts 1 day)

1985-08-07

Baseball players end a 2 day strike

1985-08-20

1st NL pitcher to strike out 200+ in 1st 2 seasons (Dwight Gooden)

1986-04-30

Mariners strike out 16 times, set record of 36 in 2 consecutive games

1986-06-16

1 day general strike in South Africa

1986-07-02

General strike against Pinochet regime in Chile

1986-08-01

Bert Blyleven becomes 10th pitcher to strike out 3,000

1986-10-02

Mike Scott is 3rd NL pitcher to strike out 300 in a season (306)

1986-10-02

NY Met Dwight Gooden is 1st to strike out 200 or more in 1st 3 seasons

1987-02-01

163 day strike against Deere & Co ends, workers accept wage freeze

1987-08-09

The National Union of Mineworkers begin South Africa's longest wage strike

1987-08-31

South Africa longest mine strike in history ends

1987-09-22

2nd regular-season National Football League player strike begins

1987-09-22

NFL players go on strike for 24 days

1987-09-27

NFL players' strike

1987-10-15

NFL Players Association orders an end to 24 day strike

1987-10-24

NBC technicians accept pact, end 118 day strike

1988-08-07

Writers guild end their 6 months strike

1988-12-14

Spanish General strike to protest austerity measures

1989-03-03

Machinists strike Eastern Airlines; pilots honor picket lines

1989-03-04

Eastern Airlines machinists strike

1989-05-13

Approx 2,000 students begin hunger strike in Tiananmen Square, China

1989-11-22

Eastern Airlines pilots & flight attendants end their strike, but most are not rehired

1989-11-23

Pilots Union give up sympathy strike against Eastern Airlines

1990-03-02

Greyhound Bus goes on strike

1990-09-10

Mariner Matt Young becomes 21st AL'er to strike out 4 in 1 inning

1990-09-24

Saddam Hussein states his willingness to strike first and his intention to damage oil fields in the region if Iraq does strike

1990-10-25

NY Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991)

1991-04-17

Railroad workers go on strike in US

1991-04-18

Congress ends railroad worker 1 day strike

1991-05-04

117th Kentucky Derby: Chris Antley aboard Strike the Gold wins in 2:03

1991-06-13

NHL owners present contract to players (leads to Apr 1, 1992 strike)

1992-02-03

Labor strike at Royal Canadian Mint ends

1992-04-01

NHL players begin 1st strike in 75-year history

1992-04-06

A general strike is declared by communist groups in Nepal.

1992-04-10

NHL strike ends after 10 days

1992-04-14

UAW ends 5 month strike against Caterpillar Inc

1992-07-27

Nelson Mandela says that a general strike will go ahead; the aim of the mass protest was the peaceful removal of President De Klerk from power, the immediate transfer of political power to the people and free and fair elections to a constituent assembly

1992-09-27

Seattle's Randy Johnson ties AL record for lefties with 18 strike outs

1992-10-05

US Air goes on strike

1993-08-11

Red Sox Roger Clemens pitches 2,000th strike out (Danny Tartabul-NY)

1994-07-28

Baseball players decide to strike on Aug 12, 1994

1994-08-12

Members of the Major League Baseball Players Association strike

1994-09-30

NHL goes on strike

1995-01-11

NHLPA & owners agree to end NHL strike

1995-01-13

26 HNL teams unanimously ratify agreement to end NHL strike

1995-01-20

1994-95 NHL Season begin after a lengthy strike

1995-02-17

Tiger Manager Sparky Anderson takes unpaid leave due to baseball strike

1995-03-31

Federal judge orders injunction to end baseball strike

1995-04-07

Baseball exhibition season begins late due to strike

1995-04-26

Baseball season begins after lengthy strike

1995-12-07

NBA settles strike of referees, refs to return on Dec 12

1996-10-05

Cleve Indians strike out 23 Balt Orioles in 12 inn playoff game

1996-12-26

Start of the largest strike in South Korean history.

1998-06-05

A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants (the strike lasted seven weeks).

2005-07-07

Coordinated terrorist bomb blasts strike London's public transport system during the morning rush hour killing 52 and injuring 700

2005-07-27

STS-114: NASA grounds the Space shuttle, pending an investigation of the external tank's continued foam-shedding problem. During ascent, the external tank of the Space Shuttle Discovery sheds a piece of foam slightly smaller than the piece that caused the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster; this foam does not strike the spacecraft.

2005-12-20

2005 New York City transit strike: New York City's Transport Workers Union Local 100 goes on strike, shutting down all New York City Subway and Bus services.

2007-02-27

The general strike against Lansana Conté in Guinea ends.

2011-11-25

Sudden violent storms strike southern Sri Lanka, killing 27 people and drowning many fishermen caught by surprise. Thousands of homes lose their roofs and several more sustain damage. Landslides along with flooding was reported on the mainland.

2012-05-07

NATO air strike kills 14 and woulds 6 civilians in Afghanistan's Badghis Province

2012-05-14

1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons agree to end mass hunger strike

2012-08-11

13 people are killed and 15 injured by a lightning strike at a Mosque in Bangladesh

2012-09-01

US drone strike kills 5 people in North Waristan, Pakistan

2012-09-10

Teachers in Chicago strike effecting 350,000 students

2012-09-16

Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, seeks a court order to resolve a week long teachers strike

2012-09-18

The Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools reach a deal that ends an 8-day strike.

2012-09-26

Greek trade unions call a general strike to protest austerity measures

2012-11-10

Israeli counter strike on Palestinian militants in Gaza kills 5 and injure 30

2012-12-25

8 people are killed and thousands left homeless after two fires strike Manila, Philippines

2013-04-07

15 people, including 9 children, are killed by an air strike on Aleppo by the Syrian Air Force

2013-09-29

16 people are killed by a Syrian Army air strike that hit a secondary school in Raqqa, Syria

2015-12-25

Top Syrian rebel leader killed in air strike

2016-04-14

40000 Verizon workers go on strike

2016-05-22

Afghan Taliban leader Mansour 'probably killed' in US air strike

2016-05-25

Asia Pacific|Taliban Confirm Death of Leader, Mullah Mansour, in US Drone Strike

2016-08-30

Lightning Strike Kills More Than 300 Reindeer in Norway

2016-09-18

Middle East|US Admits to Strike in Syria That Russia Says Killed 62 Syrian Troops

2017-01-09

Tube strike: 24-hour London Underground walkout begins

2017-04-07

US launches cruise missile strike on Syria after chemical weapons attack

2017-04-08

President Trump launches military strike in Syria

2017-04-09

US aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

2017-04-11

North Korea issues warning as US strike group heads to Korean Peninsula

2017-08-09

North Korea threatens missile strike on Guam that will create an 'enveloping fire'

2017-12-07

Palestinians call general strike, rallies to protest Trump Jerusalem move

2018-04-14

Trump orders strike on Syria in response to chemical attack

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Strike - Birthdays
Date Event
1862-07-08

Ella Reeve, The Passaic Textile Strike

1873-04-10

George D. Parker, Strike Me Lucky

1881-08-10

Leo Krzycki, The Passaic Textile Strike

1881-08-15

Alfred Wagenknecht, The Passaic Textile Strike

1881-10-04

Dan Agar, Strike Me Lucky

1882-02-01

Marie Majerová, The Strike

1887-08-28

Vladimir Uralsky, Strike

1888-06-10

Ernie Young, The Clampetts Strike Oil

1890-08-07

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, The Passaic Textile Strike

1891-03-04

Dazzy Vance, hall of fame pitcher (led NL in strike-outs 7-yrs)

1891-10-08

Ellen Wilkinson, The Passaic Textile Strike

1901-12-25

Yvonne Banvard, Strike Me Lucky

1903-01-01

Martin Hansen, Strike First Freddy

1903-01-17

Warren Hull, Gasport NY, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World)

1904-05-30

Carol Goodner, Strike!

1905-04-05

Jack Rubenstein, The Passaic Textile Strike

1907-02-23

Sam Brody, The Passaic Textile Strike

1911-11-29

Naida Reynolds, Strike Up the Band

1912-11-07

Trude Marlen, Matrimonial Strike

1913-04-16

Frances Cox, Strike: The Birth of Solidarity

1917-04-30

Bea Wain, US singer/radio host (Lucky Strike Hit Parade)

1917-10-28

Ron Rawson, Strike It Rich

1918-04-21

Herbert W. Browar, The Clampetts Strike Oil

1920-06-26

June Preisser, Strike Up the Band

1920-11-10

Myron Speth, Strike Up the Band

1920-9-10

Wallace Musselwhite, Strike Up the Band

1921-01-12

Jim Mortimer, The Grunwick Strike

1924-04-03

James Courtney, Air Strike

1925-01-04

Jack Broughton, Vietnam: Alpha Strike

1927-04-27

Harry McCrillis, Strike Up the Band

1927-12-02

James A. Clark, Spindletop - The First Great Texas Oil Strike (January 10, 1901)

1928-08-27

Ljuba Kovacevic, SS Strike at Dawn

1929-04-04

Jeremiah Morris, Strike: Part 1

1930-07-27

Shirley Williams, The Grunwick Strike

1930-11-05

Herb Edelman, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Good Guys, Strike Force, 9 to 5)

1931-07-03

Ed Roebuck, Strike Out

1932-03-25

Peter Walker, Strike: When Britain Went to War

1932-06-21

Bernard Ingham, The Hunger Strike

1935-06-26

Pete Peterson, Vietnam: Alpha Strike

1935-07-25

Larry Sherry, Strike Out

1938-01-11

Arthur Scargill, The Grunwick Strike

1939-11-26

Alexander Gowrie, The Hunger Strike

1940-05-28

David Halton, Strike Zion!

1941-07-09

James Scott, director (Strike it Rich)

1941-12-08

Randy 'Duke' Cunningham, Vietnam: Alpha Strike

1944-9-02

Dean Stolber, Strike a Statue

1945-05-25

C.J. Dougherty, The Strike Zone

1945-10-08

Lila Kent, Dear Beverly/The Strike/Special Delivery

1946-07-10

Wai-Man Chan, Dragon Strike

1946-11-27

Kim Howells, The Strike: A Personal Memoir by Kim Howells

1947-04-23

Bernadette Devlin, The Hunger Strike

1947-10-01

Barbi Taylor, Jackie Chan's First Strike

1948-06-02

Drew Fleming, Killer Bikini Vampire Girls Strike Back

1948-08-20

Olof Källström, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

1948-9-21

Jack Dromey, The Grunwick Strike

1950-01-12

Randy Jones, Strike Zone

1950-9-12

Larisa Eryomina, Jackie Chan's First Strike

1951-09-01

Timothy Zahn, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Cobra Strike)

1951-12-13

Robert Lindsay, Ilketson England, actor (Strike it Rich, King Lear)

1953-05-05

Vladimir Skakun, Jackie Chan's First Strike

1953-11-01

Pavel Douvidzon, Jackie Chan's First Strike

1954-03-09

Bobby Sands, Irish IRA member and leader of the hunger strike at Maze Prison where he died (1981)

1955-06-02

Arthur Tipp, Crime Strike

1956-11-27

Rick Rockwell, Killer Tomatoes Strike Back!

1957-9-29

Craig Lefferts, Killer Tomatoes Strike Back!

1958-05-06

Fátima Guedes, Strike

1958-12-31

Lawrence Smilgys, Strike One

1958-9-10

Monte Moir, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

1959-12-11

Phil Woolas, Strike: When Britain Went to War

1960-01-30

Jonathan L. Handel, Pencils Down! The 100 Days of the Writers Guild Strike

1960-04-26

Maurizio Leonardi, Strike a Light

1960-10-16

Liz Stuart, Happy Tree Friends, Volume 3: Third Strike

1961-04-13

Jordana Capra, Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike

1961-10-11

Sherri Kohl Owles, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

1962-04-04

Piotr Gulbierz, Strike

1962-04-18

Mick Sweda, heavy metal (Bulletboys, King Kobra-Ready to Strike)

1962-10-27

Thomas Balou Martin, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

1963-03-24

Izabela Gulbierz, Strike

1964-04-20

David Llauger Meiselman, Strike One

1965-04-08

Elzbieta Mrozinska, Strike

1967-03-19

Joe Privitelli, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

1967-10-03

Arthur Apicella, The Joes Strike Back: Premiere

1967-11-17

Jason Littler, Strike the Father

1968-07-18

Sasha Voronin, Jackie Chan's First Strike

1968-11-09

Tracy Lee Bell, Lucky Strike

1969-10-09

P.J. Harvey, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

1970-02-01

James Delap, Pit Strike

1970-08-02

Kevin Smith, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

1971-04-27

Rosanna Sferrazza, Lightning Strike

1971-06-21

Nonna Grishaeva, Jackie Chan's First Strike

1971-06-28

Norika Fujiwara, China Strike Force

1972-04-22

Luke Esterkyn, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

1972-08-27

Jimmy Pop, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

1973-02-16

Petar Pasic, We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back

1973-05-31

Olivier Pannequin, Counter-Strike

1974-04-09

Laci Strike, Na streche

1974-06-12

Jason Mewes, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

1974-07-30

Todd Therrien, Deadly Strike 1

1974-08-06

Ever Carradine, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

1976-06-25

Scott Congdon, Killer Bikini Vampire Girls Strike Back

1977-01-01

Bojana Nikolic, We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back

1977-06-23

John Anthony Silvestro, Killer Bikini Vampire Girls Strike Back

1978-06-06

David King, The Strike

1978-06-06

Jason R.L. Jones, Killer Bikini Vampire Girls Strike Back

1978-08-21

Annie Wu, Jackie Chan's First Strike

1980-02-05

Alan J. Bloom, Lucky Strike Lanes

1980-02-11

Justin Taines, First Strike

1980-03-09

Jason DeSimone, Strike a Pose

1981-04-23

Seka Aleksic, We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back

1982-07-30

Andrew Popkevich, Mom's on Strike

1982-11-25

Michael Garnett, Meteor Strike

1982-12-04

James Hillman, Ninja Strike Force

1982-12-20

Jake Dawson, Killer Bikini Vampire Girls Strike Back

1983-02-03

Zlatko Rakonjac, We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back

1986-04-20

Cameron Duncan, Strike Zone

1986-05-06

Nicolas Le Moignan, Strike Up the Band

1986-11-04

Rui Porto Nunes, Lucky Strike

1987-05-08

Robert Lee, Mom's on Strike

1987-08-07

Mimi Paley, Alley Cats Strike

1988-08-27

Jonathan Hiroshi Wilson, Lion Strike

1989-07-12

Gage Knox, First Strike

1989-08-08

Allison Farrow, Strike a Deal

1989-08-31

Nicquel Barkla, Killer Bikini Vampire Girls Strike Back

1992-01-31

Cameron Jesse King, First Strike

1993-05-09

Aimee Ryan, Bi-Sex Party 33: Der Bi-Strike

1994-01-18

Sam Strike, Episode dated 24 June 2014

1995-07-17

Tango, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

Strike - Deaths
Date Event
1937-05-29

George D. Parker, Strike Me Lucky

1941-03-06

Leen Schijvenschuurder, Dutch February strike leader, executed

1947-02-06

Ellen Wilkinson, The Passaic Textile Strike

1951-08-10

Ella Reeve, The Passaic Textile Strike

1952-06-24

Ivan Klyukvin, Strike

1954-10-15

Anatoliy Kuznetsov, Strike

1954-11-22

Roy Rene, Strike Me Lucky

1956-08-26

Alfred Wagenknecht, The Passaic Textile Strike

1958-07-23

C.M. Cree, Commandos Strike at Dawn

1974-09-14

Warren Hull, actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World), dies at 71

1976-03-14

Busby Berkeley, US choreographer/dir (Strike Up the Band), dies at 80

1981-05-05

Bobby Sands, IRA activist/terrorist dies in the 66th day of his hunger strike aged 26

1983-08-08

Ljuba Kovacevic, SS Strike at Dawn

1984-09-19

June Preisser, Strike Up the Band

1986-01-07

Naida Reynolds, Strike Up the Band

1987-09-09

Sam Brody, The Passaic Textile Strike

1988-03-30

Martin Hansen, Strike First Freddy

1989-01-13

Joe Spinell, actor (Maniac, Star Crash, Strike Force), dies at 51

1989-02-08

Maurits Kok, Dutch writer/poet (Railroad Strike), dies at 81

1989-07-05

Jack Rubenstein, The Passaic Textile Strike

1994-07-18

Ron Rawson, Strike It Rich

2001-05-19

Herbert W. Browar, The Clampetts Strike Oil

2001-11-29

Carol Goodner, Strike!

2002-06-16

Wallace Musselwhite, Strike Up the Band

2003-11-12

Cameron Duncan, Strike Zone

2004-04-03

C.J. Dougherty, The Strike Zone

2005-06-07

Myron Speth, Strike Up the Band

2005-06-09

Trude Marlen, Matrimonial Strike

2006-03-05

Jeremiah Morris, Strike: Part 1

2006-03-24

Barbi Taylor, Jackie Chan's First Strike

2006-12-17

Larry Sherry, Strike Out

2011-12-23

Olof Källström, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

2013-04-23

Jim Mortimer, The Grunwick Strike

2014-10-24

Jack Broughton, Vietnam: Alpha Strike

2015-03-20

James A. Clark, Spindletop - The First Great Texas Oil Strike (January 10, 1901)


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