28 September

The International Working Men's Association (the First International) was founded at a meeting in St Martin's Hall, London, on this day in 1864.

September 28, 2009 · 1 min read

Despite apparently knowing nothing about the meeting until a few days beforehand, Karl Marx was invited along as a representative of German workers and elected as a member of the new organisation’s provisional committee.

Harpo Marx marked the centenary in 1964 by dying, aged 75.

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