Although nobody was ever brought to trial for the St Valentine’s Day Massacre, it is generally accepted that the gangsters were gunned down on the orders of South Side Gang boss Al Capone.
While it is believed that there was considerable loss of life, actual numbers of Danes who were killed in the St Brice’s Day Massacre are unknown.
The Peterloo Massacre took place at St Peter’s Field in Manchester, when a group of over 60,000 protesters were charged by cavalry.
Ohio National Guardsmen shot and killed four Kent State University students.
Anti-Semitic attacks spread across England and reached York in March 1190.
On the 13th November 1002, the St Brice’s Day Massacre took place when king Æthelred the Unready “ordered slain all the Danish men who were in England”.
Troops from the British Indian Army committed the Amritsar Massacre when they opened fire on nonviolent protesters and pilgrims at Jallianwala Bagh.
On the 16th March 1968, US soldiers from Company C of the Americal Division’s 11th Infantry Brigade committed the My Lai Massacre.
On the 14th February 1929, seven men with connections to Chicago’s North Side Gang were gunned down in the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre.
On the 13th December 1937, the Nanking Massacre began at the end of the Battle of Nanking – part of the Second Sino-Japanese War.