1897 -- US: A well-attended event to raise money for the
imprisoned editors of the Firebrand is held in
Chicago. Speakers include Max Baginski, Moses Harmon, &
Emma Goldman, who is on a speaking tour. Goldman
speaks to the Lucifer Circle on the theme of
"Prostitution: Its Causes & Cure" & on "Free Love."
1902 -- Prolific poet, librarian, & author of historical
& juvenile fiction Arna Bontemps lives.