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  • proper n. A 1905 event in St Petersburg in which as many as 4000 unarmed citizens were killed by state forces.
  • proper n. One of many similar events, see Bloody Sunday on Wikipedia for a complete list.
  • proper n. A 1972 event in Northern Ireland in which 13 civil rights protesters were shot and killed by a British Army regiment.


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  • On the same day that the Bloody Sunday march was taking place, ABC-TV happened to be broadcasting Stanley Kramer’s 1961 film Judgment at Nuremberg, a dramatization of the post–World War II Nuremberg trials of Nazi war criminals.

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