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This Day in History, 1911: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Today is the 103rd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire.

Wikipedia has a pretty good discussion of it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangle_Shirtwaist_Factory_fire

Cornell University also has a good site devoted to the tragedy: http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/
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Revisionists will tell yo it was caused by too much regulation and by all those damn unions.
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