The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1 Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ + man ‘man’.2 Respelling of German Hartmann . This name is also found in Slovenia and elsewhere in central Europe.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated form of Hart .