Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday [Bloody Sunday]
the day (30 January 1972) when British soldiers shot and killed 13 people taking part in a march in ↑Derry, Northern Ireland, to protest against the government putting its political opponents in jail. This event, and the fact that the soldiers were not punished, caused more violence in Northern Ireland, and this led to ↑direct rule.

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  • Bloody Sunday — noun a) A 1905 event in in which as many as 4000 unarmed citizens were killed by state forces. b) One of many similar events, see on Wikipedia for a complete list …   Wiktionary

  • Bloody Sunday — March 5, 1965, in Selma, Alabama, where state troopers attacked defenseless civil rights marchers, injuring sixty …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games


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