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  • Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
    Saturday May 10, 1919

    Red Summer

    Charleston riot of 1919

    Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
    Saturday May 10, 1919

    The Charleston riot resulted in the injury of 5 white and 18 black men, along with the death of 3 others: Isaac Doctor, William Brown, and James Talbot, all black. Following the riot, the city of Charleston, South Carolina imposed martial law. A Naval investigation found that four U.S. sailors and one civilian—all white men—initiated the riot.




  • Moldova (Then Bessarabia)
    Saturday May 10, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    The Bolshevik Soviet Russian Troops' Large Attack On Bessarabia

    Moldova (Then Bessarabia)
    Saturday May 10, 1919

    Under the command of Vladimir Antonov-Ovseyenko, Bolshevik Soviet Russian troops gathered along the Dniester River in preparation for a large attack on Bessarabia on 10 May.




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