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Answer the following questions briefly
Attempt a note on Haymarket Massacre
1. The Haymarket Massacre occurred on 4th May 1886 at the Haymarket Square in Chicago.
2. The workers were protesting against the long working hours, and demanded that the work-day be shortened to 8 hours. It was a peaceful rally.
3. However, the police opened fire at the crowd, wounding and killing many protestors.
4. It was a sad event, and has since been immortalised by celebrating Labour Day on 1st May every year.
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