paypal

Seeds of Fire: A People’s Chronology

Recalling events that happened on this day in history.
Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.

Compiled by Ulli Diemer

January  February  March  April  May  June  July  August  September  October  November  December
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  31  



October 22, 1844
Birth of Louis Riel (1844-1885), Métis leader, fighter for Métis land rights and self-determination, founder of Manitoba, leader of the Red River Rebellion and the Northwest Rebellion.
October 22 - December 6, 1856
U.S. forces invade China in order to ‘protect American interests’ and to take revenge for an assault on a boat displaying the American flag.
Related Topics: ChinaInterventionRevengeU.S. Imperialism
October 22, 1887  
Birth of John Reed (1887-1920), radical journalist, communist, author of Ten Days That Shook the World, an account of the Russian Revolution of 1917.
October 22 - 29, 1922  
Mussolini’s March on Rome, the fascist seizure of power in Italy.
Related Topics: FascismFascism in Italy
October 22, 1960  
Founding of the Committee of 100, a British anti-war group.
Related Topics: Anti-War MovementPeace Movement
October 22, 1977  
In the largest mass arrest in Canada since War Measures Act, Montreal police raid the Truxx gay bar and charge 146 men with being found-ins in a common bawdy house.
October 22 - 27, 1996  
The Days of Action, a series of demonstrations against the extreme-right Ontario government led by Premier Mike Harris.



January  February  March  April  May  June  July  August  September  October  November  December
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  31  
For more information about people and events in Seeds of Fire, explore these pages: