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

Justice for the ’96. YNWA! Twenty-nine years ago, on 15 April 1989, ninety-six children, men and women lost their lives at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough stadium. Investigations into the disaster followed with many fans showing that their ticket for the semi-final hadn’t even been checked – […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 15 April:

1642 – Irish Confederate Wars: A Confederate Irish militia was routed in the Battle of Kilrush when it attempted to halt the progress of a Parliamentarian army. Though outnumbered, Ormonde managed to defeat the rebels and marched on to Dublin by 17 April. 1642 – A Scottish army under Robert Munroe landed at Carrickfergus. 1707 […]

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

Justice for the ’96. YNWA! Twenty-nine years ago, on 15 April 1989, ninety-six children, men and women lost their lives at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough stadium. Investigations into the disaster followed with many fans showing that their ticket for the semi-final hadn’t even been checked – […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 15 April:

1642 – Irish Confederate Wars: A Confederate Irish militia was routed in the Battle of Kilrush when it attempted to halt the progress of a Parliamentarian army. Though outnumbered, Ormonde managed to defeat the rebels and marched on to Dublin by 17 April. 1642 – A Scottish army under Robert Munroe landed at Carrickfergus. 1707 […]

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

Justice for the ’96. YNWA! Twenty-eight years ago, on 15 April 1989, ninety-six children, men and women lost their lives at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough stadium. Investigations into the disaster followed with many fans showing that their ticket for the semi-final hadn’t even been checked – […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 15 April:

1642 – Irish Confederate Wars: A Confederate Irish militia was routed in the Battle of Kilrush when it attempted to halt the progress of a Parliamentarian army. Though outnumbered, Ormonde managed to defeat the rebels and marched on to Dublin by 17 April. 1642 – A Scottish army under Robert Munroe landed at Carrickfergus. 1707 […]

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

Rest In Eternal Peace to the ’96! YNWA! Twenty-seven years ago, on 15 April 1989, ninety-six children, men and women lost their lives at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough stadium. Investigations into the disaster followed with many fans showing that their ticket for the semi-final hadn’t even […]

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Today in Irish History – 15 April:

1642 – Irish Confederate Wars: A Confederate Irish militia is routed in the Battle of Kilrush when it attempts to halt the progress of a Parliamentarian army. Though outnumbered, Ormonde managed to defeat the rebels and marched on to Dublin by 17 April. 1642 – A Scottish army under Robert Munroe lands at Carrickfergus. 1707 […]

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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.

Rest In Peace to the ’96! YNWA! 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. See recent […]

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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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