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Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday can refer to any of (in chronological order):

Bloody Sunday, Russia, January 22, 1905 (January 9 by the Julian calendar). A demonstration (verging on rebellion) was inspired by Father Gapon, a paid agent provocateur of Okhranka, Russian Security Bureau. They gathered to sing songs and present a memorandum to Tsar Nicholas II. Nicholas claimed that Communists had caused widespread riots. The demonstration was finally put down by force of the Palace Guard. In the process, a significant number of demonstrators were killed.

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Paris Operations of the Russian Imperial Police

Bloody Sunday (Ireland 1920), Ireland: November 21, 1920. British forces open fire on spectators and players during a football match at Dublin's Croke Park following the assassinations of twelve British agents carried out by the Irish Republican Army during the previous night. See also: Black and Tans

Bromberg Bloody Sunday, said to have taken place on September 3 1939 in territory referred to as the Polish Corridor. There are claims and counter-claims regarding these events of atrocities committed by Poles on Germans, and Germans on Poles.

Bloody Sunday (1965), USA: March 7, 1965. Police violence against civil rights marchers.

Bloody Sunday (Northern Ireland 1972), Northern Ireland: January 30, 1972. A day of violence in Derry in Northern Ireland, during which British Army fired on an unarmed crowd, killing 13 people. It is currently the subject of a new public inquiry under three international judges. See also: Northern Ireland and Widgery tribunal