On the day which translates to 14 November in the year approximately 1155 BC, the first recorded strike in history took place. In ancient Egypt, gangs of construction workers building for Ramses III launched sit-down strikes in protest at insufficient food rations. This is a history of the strike:

So not only do I share a birthday with Louise Brooks, but also with the concept of strikes! Noice!

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