1989 – Hillsborough disaster: A human crush occurs at Hillsborough Stadium, home of football club Sheffield Wednesday, resulting in the deaths of 96 Liverpool F.C. fans.

The Hillsborough stadium disaster left 96 Liverpool fans dead and 766 injured. They were watching their team play Nottingham Forest in an FA Cup semi-final at Sheffield Wednesday’s ground on 15 April 1989. The victims’ families have fought ever since to find out exactly what happened.

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