'Bloody Sunday' at Socialist meeting in Trafalgar Square

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Litencyc Editors (Independent Scholar - Europe)
A joint demonstration in Trafalgar Square against the Irish coercion laws, held by Socialists and Irish nationalists, becomes known as 'Bloody Sunday' after clashes with police lead to three deaths and hundreds more protestors needing to be treated in hospital.

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Citation: Editors, Litencyc. "'Bloody Sunday' at Socialist meeting in Trafalgar Square". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18979, accessed 30 January 2023.]

18979 'Bloody Sunday' at Socialist meeting in Trafalgar Square 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.

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