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Bloody Sunday riot of 1887...

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November 14, 1887

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 14, 1887

* Bloody Sunday riot
* Trafalgar Square, London
* Coercion in Ireland

This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "RIOT REIGNS", "Serious Conflicts Between Police and Paraders in London Yesterday", "Trafalgar Square Surrounded by a Mob Numbering One Hundred Thousand", "Graphic Description of the Battles..." and more. 1st report coverage of the "Bloody Sunday" riot in London, England. Lengthy text takes up almost 3 full columns.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Minor margin wear, otherwise nice condition.

wikipedia notes: 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 O'Brien, who was imprisoned for incitement as a result of an incident in the Irish Land War. The demonstration was organized by the Social Democratic Federation and the Irish National League. Violent clashes between police and demonstrators resulted in the killing of three protesters and the beating of hundreds more.

Category: Post-Civil War