A hundred years ago - 25/5/1921

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  • In the Irish capital Dublin, followers of the underground organization Irish-republican army (IRA) set the 130-year-old customs house, an administrative building of the British government, on fire.Since its foundation in 1919, IRA fights British rule in Ireland with the aim of establishing an autonomous overall state.

  • In Norway, a general strike begins, which lasts until June 8th.120,000 workers protest against announced payrolls between 25 and 33%.In view of the massive bidding on government troops, the strike must finally be canceled.However, it causes the cuts to be withdrawn.