Call for 1888 Matchgirls' strike to be taught in schools
9 October 2013 Last updated at 03:51 BST
It was an event that changed industrial relations in Britain - the London Matchgirls' strike of 1888.
1,400 women and teenagers walked out of the Bryant and May factory in Bow, east London, protesting against inhumane working conditions.
Now, more than a century later, the MP for West Ham, Lyn Brown, is calling for the strike to be made part of the national curriculum.