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1887 Nov 11
Albert Parsons, August Spies, Adolph Fisher and George Engel were hanged for their participation in the May 4, 1886, Chicago Haymarket riot. As the noose was placed around his neck, Spies shouted out: "There will be a time when our silence will be more powerful than the voices you strangle today."
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1890 Feb 20
Giovanni Rossi left Italy with a group of anarchists, from Genoa, headed
to Palmeiras, Paranà, in Brazil, where they established the anarchist "Cecilia Colony".

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1892 Nov 8
In Paris, France, anarchist Emile Henry placed a time bomb at the offices of the Carmaux Mining Company that killed 5 policemen.
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1893 Dec 9
Auguste Vaillant (b.1861) threw a nail bomb from the second row of the public gallery in the Palais Bourbon into the chamber: 20 deputies were slightly injured. A symbolic gesture, meant to wound rather than kill, Vaillant was condemned to death, and guillotined February 5 1894. The deputies use the event to suppress the anarchist press.
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1894 Feb 12
In Paris, France, anarchist Emile Henry hurled a bomb into the Cafe Terminus killing one and injuring twenty.
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1894 May 21
In France anarchist Emile Henry (22) went to the guillotine, his last words being: “Courage camarades! Vive l'anarchie!”
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1894 Jun 24
Sadi Carnot (b.1837), French Pres. (1887-1894), was assassinated by an Italian anarchist.
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1897 Aug 8
Anarchist Miguel Angiolillo assassinated Spanish PM Antonio Cánovas del Castillo at Santa Agueda, Spain. Práxides Mateo Sagasta became prime minister of Spain.
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1905 Jul 4
Elisee Reclus (b.1830), French geographer and anarchist, died in Belgium. His books included “La Nouvelle Géographic universelle, la terre et les hoinmes” (1875-1894), a 19 volume work that crowned his as the father of modern geography.
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1906 May 31
In Madrid, Spain, an anarchist bomb exploded under the wedding carriage King Alfonso and Queen Ena. 20 people were killed.
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1912 Nov 12
Jose Canalejas Y Mendez (b.1854), premier of Spain, was assassinated by anarchist Manuel Pardinas.
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1917 Jun
The US deported Italian anarchist Luigi Galleani (1861-1931) along with eight of his adherents. He had lived in the US since 1901. He believed that spontaneous violence would bring about the end of the capitalist system.
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1926 Jan 30
A bomb exploded in Brant Alley behind Sts. Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church on Filbert St.
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1926 May 9
In San Francisco a bomb exploded in front of the main entrance of Sts. Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church.
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1926 Oct 29
Another bomb exploded at SS Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church on Filbert St. It was the 3rd in less than a year and the most powerful to date.
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1927 Mar 6
A bomber of SS Peter and Paul Church on Filbert St., later identified as G. Ricca, was shot and killed as he made a 5th attempt to bomb the church. Accomplice Celsten Eklund was wounded and died a few months later. They were later believed to be followers of Italian anarchist Luigi Galleani.
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2010 Feb 13
In Canada on the opening day of Olympic competition Vancouver police in riot gear confronted more than 200 masked protesters who hurled newspaper boxes through display windows of a popular department store selling Olympic souvenirs. Guillame Joseph-Marc Beaulieu (27) led a group of about 100 black-masked anarchists who spray-painted vehicles and smashed storefront windows as they marched. On Feb 16 police reported his arrest. Beaulieu, charged with mischief, had also led a group that blocked a street and forced organizers to re-route a relay transporting the Olympic flame to the opening ceremonies.
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2011 Dec 4
In southeast Georgia 4 Army soldiers based at Fort Stewart killed Michael Roark (19), a former comrade, and his girlfriend, Tiffany York (17), to protect an anarchist militia group they formed that stockpiled assault weapons and plotted a range of anti-government attacks. On Aug 27, 2012, Pfc. Michael Burnett (26) gave testimony and pleaded guilty to manslaughter, illegal gang activity and other charges. He made a deal to cooperate with prosecutors against the three other soldiers.
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2012 Apr 30
In Ohio 5 people, claiming to be anarchists, were arrested in Cleveland for trying to blow up a four-lane bridge across the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The explosive devices were inoperable and controlled by an undercover FBI agent. On Sep 5 three of the men admitted their roles in the bomb scheme in a move to avoid life in prison. A 4th had pleaded guilty earlier. On Oct 7, 2013, Joshua Stafford (25), the last of the five defendants, was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
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2012 Apr 30
In San Francisco a group of between 50 and 100 people moved down Valencia St. smashing windows, throwing paint balls, and even attacking an unsuspecting police station. The cops were apparently not prepared to make mass arrests and were slow to respond to the chaos, though it quickly broke up.
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2012 May 11
In Italy an anti-nuclear anarchist group, the Informal Anarchist Federation's Olga unit, that previously targeted the tax collection agency claimed responsibility for shooting and wounding the chief executive of a nuclear engineering firm earlier in the week. Roberto Adinolfi was shot in the leg on may 7 near his Genoa home by an unknown masked gunman.
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2015 Mar 30
Spanish police arrested 12 people suspected of belonging to an anarchist group called Coordinated Anarchists Groups, and were suspected of sabotage offenses and planting explosive devices.
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