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List of strikes around the World

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Crowd driven from Tompkins Square by the mounted police, in the Tompkins Square Riot of 1874

 

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The following is a list of specific strikes (workers refusing to work in an attempt to change their conditions in a particular industry or individual workplace, or in solidarity with those in another particular workplace) and general strikes (widespread refusal of workers to work in an organized political campaign on a broader national or international level).

Contents

 

Chronological list of strikes[edit]

Seventeenth century[edit]

Date
Strike
Location

1619
Polish craftsmen strike
Jamestown, Virginia colony

1636
Indentured Servants’ and Fisherman’s Mutiny
Province of Maine

1661
Virginia’s Indentured Servants’ Plot
Virginia colony

1684
New York City Carters’ Strike
Province of New York

Eighteenth century[edit]

Date
Strike
Location

1741
New York City Bakers’ Strike
New York City, Province of New York

1763
Charleston Chimney Sweepers’ Strike
Charleston, Province of Carolina

1766
Real del Monte Silver Miners’ Strike
Mineral del Monte, Mexico

1768
Florida Indentured Servants’ Revolt
East Florida

1768
New York City Tailors’ Strike
New York City, Province of New York

1774
Hibernia, New Jersey, Ironworks Strike
Hibernia, Province of New Jersey

1786
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Printers Strike
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1787
Calton Weavers Strike
Calton, Glasgow, Scotland

1791
Philadelphia Carpenters – First Strike in the U.S. building trades
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

1792
Philadelphia River Pilots’ Strike
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

1793
Wroclaw Tailors’ Strike
Wrocław, Poland

Nineteenth century[edit]
1800–1849[edit]

Date
Strike
Location

1806
Philadelphia shoemakers’ strike
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

1824
Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Textile Strike
Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States

1825
Boston House Carpenters’ Strike
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

1827
Philadelphia Carpenters’ Strike
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • Cocheco Mills Strike (1828, Dover, New Hampshire, U.S.)
  • Paterson, New Jersey, Textile Strike (1828, U.S.)
  • Lynn, Massachusetts, Shoebinders’ Protest (1831, U.S.)
  • Boston Ship Carpenters’ Ten-hour Strike (1832, U.S.)
  • Lynn. Massachusetts, Shoebinders’ Protest (1833, U.S.)
  • Manayunk. Pennsylvania, Textile Protest (1833, U.S.)
  • New York City Carpenters’ Strike (1833, U.S.)
  • Lowell Massachusetts, Mill Women’s Strike (1834, U.S.)
  • Manayunk Pennsylvania, Textile Protest (1834, U.S.)
  • 1835 Boston Carpenters Strike (1835, U.S.)
  • 1835 Philadelphia General Strike (1835, U.S.)
  • 1835 Paterson Textile Strike (1835, U.S.)
  • Lowell Massachusetts, Mill Women’s Strike (1836, U.S.)
  • New York City Tailors’ Strike (1836, U.S.)
  • Philadelphia Bookbinders’ Strike (1836, U.S.)
  • Kashmiri Silk Workers protests on July 6, 1847
  • Burra Copper Miners’ Strike (1848, Australia)
1850–1899[edit]
Twentieth century[edit]

 

Bodies immediately after the Lena massacre of striking goldfield workers in 1912

1900s[edit]
1910s[edit]
1920s[edit]
1930s[edit]
1940s[edit]
1950s[edit]
1960s[edit]
1970s[edit]
1980s[edit]
1990s[edit]
Twenty-first century[edit]
2000s[edit]
2010s[edit]

Chronological list of general strikes[edit]

Date
Name
Location

1820
Radical War
Scotland

1842
1842 General Strike
England

1877
1877 St. Louis general strike
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

1886
Walloon jacquerie of 1886
Wallonia

1887
1887 sugar cane workers
St. Mary, Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes, Louisiana, United States

1892
1892 New Orleans general strike
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

1893
Belgian general strike of 1893
Mons, Belgium

1909
Swedish general strike
Sweden

1910
Philadelphia general strike
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

1912
1912 Brisbane general strike
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

1918
Vancouver general strike
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

1919
Seattle General Strike
Seattle, Washington, United States

1919
Winnipeg general strike
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

1919
Canadian Labour Revolt
Major cities across Canada, ran parallel to the Winnipeg general strike

1920
Italian anti-Fascist general strike
Italy

1920
December general strike (one week)
Czechoslovakia

1926
1926 United Kingdom general strike
United Kingdom

1933
French general strike of 1933
France

1934
San Francisco general strike of 1934
San Francisco, California, United States

1936
Palestinian general strike
Palestine

1942
1942 Luxembourgish general strike
Luxembourg

1946
1946 Oakland general strike
Oakland, California, United States

1950
General strike against Leopold III of Belgium
Belgium/Congo Free State

1953
Uprising of 1953
East Germany

1956
General strike of 1956
Finland

1960–61
Belgian general strike of 1960–61
Wallonia, Belgium

1968
French general strike of May 1968
France

1973
Uruguay general strike of 1973
Uruguay

1974
Ulster Workers’ Council strike
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

1976
«National Day of Protest» general strike
Canada

1988
Spanish general strike of 1988
Spain

1989
Czechoslovak general strike of 1989 (2 hours)
Czechoslovakia

1991
UPS general strike for better wages and job opportunities
United States

1992
April 1992 general strike in Nepal
Nepal

1998
1998 Puerto Rican general strike
Puerto Rico

2002–2003
Venezuelan general strike of 2002–03
Venezuela

2006
2006 democracy movement in Nepal
Nepal

2007
2007 Guinea general strike
Guinea

2008
2008 Egyptian general strike
Egypt

2011
2011 Oakland general strike
Oakland, California, United States

2012
2012 USA May Day general strike
United States

2013
2013 protests in Brazil
Brazil

2016
Indian general strike of 2016
India

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Labor conflict in the United States, An encyclopedia. edited by Ronald Filippelli, assisted by Carol Reilly – Garland Publishing New York & London 1990 (ISBN 0-8240-7968-X)

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