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Encyclopedia > Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday refers to several historical events (listed in chronological order):

  • Bloody Sunday (1887), a demonstration in London against coercion in Ireland
  • Bloody Sunday (1900), a day of high casualties in the Second Boer War
  • Bloody Sunday (1905), a massacre in Saint Petersburg
  • A violent event during the 1913 Dublin Lockout
  • Everett massacre, violence in Everett, Washington, in 1916, between IWW union members and local authorities
  • Bloody Sunday (1920), violence in Dublin during the Irish War of Independence (1919 - 1921)
  • Bloody Sunday (1938), police violence against unemployed protesters in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Bloody Sunday (1939) (also known as "Bromberg Bloody Sunday"), a massacre said to have taken place in Bydgoszcz, Poland, at the onset of World War II
  • A violent attack during the first of the Selma to Montgomery marches in 1965
  • Bloody Sunday (1972), a massacre by the British Army of unarmed Catholics in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Gwangju massacre, a massacre in Gwangju, South Korea, in 1980
  • The culmination of the January Events at the Vilnius TV Tower in Lithuania in 1991

Bloody Sunday may also refer to: Bloody Sunday 1887 Bloody Sunday, London, 13 November 1887, was the name given to a demonstration against coercion in Ireland and to demand the release from prison of MP William OBrien. ... Bloody Sunday of February 18, 1900, was a day of high Imperial casualties in the Second Boer War. ... Demonstrators march to the Winter Palace. ... Statue of James Larkin on OConnell Street (Oisín Kelly 1977) The Dublin Lockout of 1913 was the most severe industrial dispute in the history of Ireland, a general lockout of workers in Dublin meant to contain the expansion of trade unions. ... The Everett Massacre was an armed confrontation between sheriff deputies, vigilantes and Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Union members, which took place on Sunday, November 5, 1916. ... Bloody Sunday of 1920 was a day of violence in Dublin on November 21, 1920, during the Irish War of Independence (1919–1921), which led to the deaths of more than 30 people. ... A plainclothes Mountie clubbing protestors leaving the post office. ... Bromberger Blutsonntag or Bromberg Bloody Sunday is an event that is said to have taken place on September 3, 1939 during the German invasion, in and around Bydgoszcz (German Bromberg) Polish Poland until 1772 (the First Partition of Poland) and in February 1920 was returned to Poland after the Versailles... John Lewis (on right in trench coat) and Hosea Williams (on the left) lead marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, March 7, 1965 The Selma to Montgomery marches, which included Bloody Sunday, were three marches that marked the political and emotional peak of the American civil rights movement. ... // The Bogside area viewed from the city walls Bloody Sunday (Irish: Domhnach na Fola) is the term used to describe an incident in Derry, Northern Ireland, on 30 January 1972 in which 26 civil rights protesters were shot by members of the 1st Battalion of the British Parachute Regiment led... The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... The Gwangju Massacre refers to the atrocities comitted in the city of Gwangju, South Korea from May 18 to May 27, 1980. ... The January Events (Lithuanian: Sausio įvykiai) were a series of events that occurred on January 11-13, 1991 in Vilnius, Lithuania. ...

Bloody Sunday is a Christian hardcore band from Virginia Beach, Virginia. ... Bloody Sunday is 2002 television film about the 1972 Bloody Sunday massacre in Derry, Northern Ireland. ... The Bloody Sunday Inquiry, also known as the Saville inquiry, was established in 1998 by Prime Minister Tony Blair after campaigns by families of those killed and injured in Derry on Bloody Sunday for a second inquiry. ... Today Today is a drivetime radio show on Australia-wide radio station Triple J. The title is a parody of the Australian current affairs program Today Tonight on Channel Seven. ... Sunday Bloody Sunday is a 1971 film which tells the story of a young bisexual man played by Murray Head, who freely jumps from the beds of his male and female lovers played by Peter Finch and Glenda Jackson. ... Sunday Bloody Sunday is the third single and opening track from U2s 1983 album, War. ...

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  Results from FactBites:
CAIN: Events: Bloody Sunday - Summary of Event (951 words)
What really made Bloody Sunday so obscene was the fact that people afterwards, at the highest level of British justice, justified it and I think that is the real obscenity.
This Sunday became known as Bloody Sunday and bloody it was.
Part of the reason for this difference is the fact that the Widgery Report into 'Bloody Sunday' left doubts about the innocence of those killed whereas no such doubts are attached to those killed, for instance, in the Omagh bombing.
RTÉ Television - Hidden History (428 words)
Bloody Sunday: A Derry Diary follows the course of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry from the point of view of the families of the victims as they travelled between Derry and London over a five year period.
Bloody Sunday: a Derry Diary was commissioned to tie in with the publication of the Bloody Sunday Report, which the families have now been told not to expect until late 2007 or early 2008.
Bloody Sunday, a Derry Diary was previewed at the Belfast Film Festival in February 2006 and at the Stranger Than Fiction Festival in Dublin, in September 2006.
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