What Happened in May 1886

  • Haymarket and May Day

    On May 1, 1886, Chicago unionists, reformers, socialists, anarchists, and ordinary workers combined to make the city the center of the national... Read more

  • First Coca-Cola Is Sold

    Dr. John S. Pemberton, a pharmacist and inventor of patent medicines, sold the first Coca-Cola on May 8, 1886, at Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta,... Read more