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August 16th 1819 - Peterloo Massacre

Peterloo Massacre

 

Occurred at St Peter's Field, Manchester, England, on 16 August 1819, when cavalry charged into a crowd of 60,000–80,000 gathered at a meeting to demand the reform of parliamentary representation

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peterloo_Massacre

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