TDIMCH: August 7, 1929
This Day in Milwaukee County History

TDIMCH: August 7, 1929

This Day in Milwaukee County History: After being struck by a streetcar, Victor L. Berger, first socialist elected to the United States Congress, dies of his extensive injuries on August 7, 1929. Victor Luitpold Berger was born on February 28, 1860 in Nieder-Rehbach, Austria-Hungary (in what is today, Romania). He and his parents emigrated to the United … Continue reading