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Chicagoist Weekend Theater: History of Labor Day

By Jon Graef in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 1, 2013 8:00PM

If you've caught the second episode of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," you're well aware of the history (albeit of a very intoxicated sort) of Chicago's Haymarket Riot. If you haven't checked it out already, please do so. But what of the history of Labor Day, the U.S. bastard cousin of MayDay, the holiday celebrating workers around the world? Watch on, courtesy of the History Channel.