Bloody Sunday

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Bloody Sunday may refer to:

Historical events[edit]

  • Bloody Sunday (1887), a combined police and military attack on a demonstration in London, England, against British repression in Ireland
  • Bloody Sunday (1900), a day of high casualties in the Second Boer War, South Africa
  • Bloody Sunday (1905), a massacre in Saint Petersburg that led to the 1905 Russian Revolution
  • Bloody Sunday (1911), a police charge on a crowd during the 1911 Liverpool general transport strike
  • Everett massacre (1916), violence in Washington, United States, between trade union members and local authorities
  • Marburg's Bloody Sunday (1919), a massacre of civilians of German ethnic origin in Maribor during the protest at the central city square
  • Bloody Sunday (1920), a day in which British soldiers shot civilians during a GAA match in Dublin, Ireland, during the Irish War of Independence
  • Bloody Sunday (1921), a day of violence in Belfast, Northern Ireland, during the Irish War of Independence
  • Bloody Sunday (1923), a day of violence in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, during miners' strikes
  • Bloody Sunday (1926), a day of violence in Alsace
  • Altona Bloody Sunday (1932), a bloody confrontation among the Sturmabteilung (SA) and Schutzstaffel (SS), the police, and Communist Party (KPD) supporters in Altona, Hamburg
  • Bloody Sunday (1938), police violence against unemployment protesters in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Bloody Sunday (1939) (Bromberg Bloody Sunday), the name given by Nazi propaganda to events in Bydgoszcz, Poland, at the onset of World War II
  • Stanislawow Ghetto Bloody Sunday massacre, a massacre of 10,000 to 12,000 Jews before the Stanisławów Ghetto announcement
  • Bloody Sunday on Volhynia, 1943 massacre of Polish population by OUN-UPA nationalists
  • Bloody Sunday (1965), the violent suppression of a March 7, 1965, civil rights march in Selma, Alabama, by state and local law enforcement
  • Bloody Sunday (1969), violence after a protest in Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Bloody Sunday (1972), shooting of civilian protesters by the British Army (Parachute Regiment) in Derry, Northern Ireland
    • Bloody Sunday Inquiry (1998), an inquiry commissioned by Tony Blair to investigate the killings of 1972
  • January Events (Lithuania), a January 13, 1991, attack on civilians is referred to as Bloody Sunday in Lithuania

Arts and entertainment[edit]


  • Several songs have been written about the Bloody Sunday (1972) in Northern Ireland, including:

Other media[edit]

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