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Top strikes: 1800-1850

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 1835 Paterson Textile Strike (1835, U.S.) 7
2 Manayunk Pennsylvania, Textile Protest (1834, U.S.) < 5
3 Manayunk. Pennsylvania, Textile Protest (1833, U.S.) < 5
4 1835 Boston Carpenters Strike (1835, U.S.) < 5
5 Kashmiri Silk Workers protests on 6th July 1847 < 5
6 Lowell Massachusetts, Mill Women's Strike (1836, U.S.) < 5
7 Philadelphia 11-hour Day Movement (1835, U.S.) < 5
8 Philadelphia Bookbinders' Strike (1836, U.S.) < 5
9 New York City Carpenters' Strike (1833, U.S.) < 5
10 Lynn, Massachusetts, Shoebinders' Protest (1831, U.S.) < 5
11 Boston Ship Carpenters' Ten-hour Strike (1832, U.S.) < 5
12 Paterson, New Jersey, Textile Strike (1828, U.S.) < 5
13 Lynn. Massachusetts, Shoebinders' Protest (1833, U.S.) < 5
14 New York City Tailors' Strike (1850, U.S.) < 5

Top strikes: 1850-1899

1850-1899 listed here.

Top strikes: 1900s

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Anthracite Coal Strike (1902, U.S.) 599
2 Colorado Labor Wars, Western Federation of Miners (1903–1904, U.S.) 83
3 New York shirtwaist strike of 1909 "Uprising of the 20,000" (1909, U.S.) 72
4 Oxnard Strike of 1903 (U.S.) 35
5 Pressed Steel Car Strike of 1909 (McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, U.S.) 22
6 U.S. Steel Recognition Strike of 1901 (U.S.) 17
7 San Francisco Restaurant Workers' Strike (1901, U.S.) 13
8 Georgia Railroad Strike (1909, U.S.) 7
9 Utah Coal Strike (1903, U.S.) 6
10 Chicago Teamsters' Strike (1902, U.S.) 5
11 Pensacola streetcar operators' strike (1908, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.) 5
12 Machinists' Strike (1901, U.S.) 5
13 Goldfield Nevada, Miners' Strike (1907 U.S.) < 5
14 Santa Fe Railroad Shopmen's Strike (1904, U.S.) < 5
15 Anthracite Coal Strike (1900, U.S.) < 5
16 Packinghouse Workers' Strike (1904, U.S.) < 5
17 Penrhyn Quarry strike (1900) (1900–1903, Wales, U.K.) < 5
18 Río Blanco Strike (1907 Mexico) < 5
19 Cananea Strike (1905, Sonora, Mexico) < 5
20 New York City Interborough Rapid Transit Strike 991904, U.S.) < 5
21 Watertown Connecticut, Arsenal Strike (1909, U.S.) < 5
22 Cripple Creek Colorado, Miners' Strike (1902, U.S.) < 5

Top strikes: 1910s

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Ludlow Massacre Strike (1913, U.S.) 877
2 Boston Police Strike (1919, U.S.) 217
3 Steel strike of 1919 (U.S.) 103
4 Centralia Massacre (Washington) (1919, U.S.) 103
5 BLE Strike in New York City (1918, U.S.) 100
6 Burston Strike School (1914–1939, UK) 41
7 Indianapolis Street Car Strike of 1913 (U.S.) 37
8 West Virginia Mine War of 1912-1913 (U.S.) 33
9 Waihi miners' strike (1912, Waihi, New Zealand) 24
10 Louisiana Timber Workers' Strike (1912, U.S.) 16
11 1913 Great Strike (1913, New Zealand) 10
12 1910 New York Cloakmakers Strike, also known as "The Great Revolt" (1910, U.S.) 5
13 Police officers' strike, (1918–19, UK) < 5
14 Chicago Garment Workers' Strike of 1910-1911 (U.S.) < 5
15 1911 Liverpool General Transport Strike (UK) < 5
16 Lawrence textile strike, often known as the Bread and Roses strike (1912, U.S.) < 5
17 Dublin Strike and Lockout (1913, Ireland) < 5
18 Paterson silk strike (1913, U.S.) < 5
19 1919 Battle of George Square (UK) < 5
20 Westmoreland County Coal Strike of 1910-1911 (U.S.) < 5

Top strikes: 1920s

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Battle of Blair Mountain (1921, U.S.) 431
2 Banana massacre (1928, Colombia) 218
3 Battle of Matewan (1920, U.S.) 201
4 Herrin massacre (1922, U.S.) 58
5 1923 Victorian Police strike (Australia) 37
6 Black Friday (1921) (UK) 32
7 Passaic New Jersey, Textile Strike (1926, U.S.) 30
8 Great Railroad Strike of 1922 (U.S.) 28
9 West Virginia Coal Wars (1920–21, U.S.) 25
10 Lupeni Strike of 1929 (Romania) 22
11 Rothbury Riot (1929, Australia) 20
12 Loray Mill Strike (Gastonia, North Carolina, Textile Strike) (1929, U.S.) 14
13 1929 Timber Workers strike (Australia) 7
14 Alabama Miners' Strike (1920, U.S.) 5
15 Columbine Mine Massacre Strike (1927, U.S.) < 5
16 New Bedford Massachusetts, Textile Strike (1928, U.S.) < 5
17 Kronstadt Rebellion (1921, U.S.S.R.) < 5
18 Railroad Shopmen's Strike (1922, U.S.) < 5
19 Kashmiri Silk Workers 3rd Strike 1924 < 5
20 Seamen's Strike (1921, U.S.) < 5
21 Clothing Workers' Lockout (1920, U.S.) < 5
22 Ammanford Anthracite Strike (1925, UK) < 5
23 Bituminous Coal Strike (1927, U.S.) < 5
24 Stripa Labour Conflict (Sweden, 1925) < 5

Top strikes: 1930s

1930s listed here.

Top strikes: 1940's

1940's listed here.

Top strikes: 1950s

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Hock Lee bus riots (1955, Singapore) 126
2 General strike against Leopold III of Belgium 61
3 1952 steel strike (1952, U.S.) 49
4 New Zealand waterfront strike (1951) 40
5 Steel strike of 1959 (U.S.) 38
6 Kohler Strike (1954, U.S.) 18
7 Louisiana Sugarcane Workers' Strike (1953, U.S.) 10
8 Atlanta transit strike of 1950 (U.S.) 9
9 Steel Strike (1956, U.S.) 5
10 UNITE Strike (1955, U.S.) < 5
11 East Coast Longshoreman's Strike (1956, U.S.) < 5
12 "Salt of the Earth" Strike of New Mexico Miners (1950, U.S.) < 5
13 Southern Telephone Strike (1955, U.S.) < 5
14 Musicians Union strike (1958, U.S.) < 5

Top strikes: 1960s

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 May 1968 in France 1537
2 Hong Kong 1967 Leftist Riots 158
3 Delano grape strike (1965–1970, U.S.) 113
4 Gurindji strike (1966, Australia) 108
5 1962 New York City newspaper strike (1962, U.S.) 82
6 Chrysler wildcat strike (1968, U.S.) 46
7 1966 New York City transit strike (U.S.) 41
8 Reesor Siding Strike of 1963 (Canada) 36
9 1960 Writers Guild of America strike (U.S.) 23
10 1960-1961 Winter General Strike (Wallonia) 21
11 Florida statewide teachers' strike of 1968 (U.S.) 16
12 1964 Mount Isa Mines Strike (1964-5, Australia) 14
13 Montreal Police Strike (1969, Canada) see also Murray-Hill riot 5
14 St. John's University strike of 1966-1967 (U.S.) < 5
15 General Electric Strike (1960, U.S.) < 5
16 Railroad machinists' strike of 1967 (U.S.) < 5
17 East Coast Longshoreman's Strike (1962, U.S.) < 5
18 Seamen's Strike (1960, U.S.) < 5
19 Copper Strike (1967, U.S.) < 5
20 Charleston, South Carolina, Hospital Workers' Strike (1969, U.S.) < 5
21 New York City Teacher's Strike of 1968 (U.S.) < 5
22 The President National Strike (1969, US) < 5

Top strikes: 1970s

1970s listed here.

Top strikes: 1980s

1980s listed here.

Top strikes: 1990s

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 1998 Australian waterfront dispute 80
2 1995 strikes in France 58
3 Mandal Commission protests of 1990 (India, 1990) 45
4 1999 UNAM strike 41
5 1992 NHL players' strike (U.S., Canada) 33
6 1997 UPS Strike (U.S.) 9
7 Timex strike (1993) 9
8 Alcan Aluminum Strike (Canada 1995) < 5
9 1996-1997 strikes in South Korea < 5
10 1997 Safeway Strike Canada < 5
11 1994 Major League Baseball strike (U.S., Canada) < 5
12 Art Strike 1990–1993 < 5
13 1999 Vieques Strikes < 5
14 Detroit Newspaper Strike (13 July 1995—14 February 1997) < 5
15 Liverpool Dockers' Strike (1995–1998) < 5

Top strikes: 21st century

21st century listed here.

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