24th October 1913 (Friday)

BORN TODAY: in Bassano del Grappa, Italy – Tito Gobbi, Italian operatic baritone.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tito_Gobbi

Ireland: At Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, around 400 Protestants attend a rally in support of Home Rule (ie Independence) for Ireland.

http://newperspectives.thebraid.com/key-events/protestant-pro-home-rule-meeting

Labour Relations: In Wellington, New Zealand, deteriorating industrial relations between employers and wharf workers (“wharfies”) lead to the first violent clashes in what will – in due course – become  a general strike.

http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/wharfies-in-wellington-locked-out-sparking-a-nationwide-strike


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