What Happened on February 4, 1880

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


MurderMurder of Interest

Black donnelly massacre in Biddulph, Ontario. Irish immigrants James (63), Johannah (56), John (32), Thomas (25) and Bridget (21) Donnelly murdered at home by members of the Vigilance Committee

Squatter James Donnelly
Squatter
James Donnelly
  • Steele MacKay's play "Hazel Kirke" premieres in New York City

Famous Deaths


MurderMurder of Interest

James Donnelly, Irish-Canadian patriarch of the "Black Donnellys", murdered in the Black Donnelly massacre at 63

Squatter James Donnelly
Squatter
James Donnelly