Massacre (See also Genocide.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Massacre (See also Genocide.)

  1. Acre after conquering city, Richard I executed 2700 Muslims (1191). [Eur. Hist.: Bishop, 83–84]
  2. Armenian Massacre Turks decimated Armenian population, dispersed survivors (1896). [Eur. Hist.: EB, I: 525]
  3. Bloody Sunday seeking audience with Czar, workers receive bullets instead (1905). [Russ. Hist.: EB, II: 93]
  4. Boston Massacre skirmish between British troops and Boston crowd (1770). [Am. Hist.: EB, II: 180]
  5. Charge of the Light Brigade Russians massacre English cavalry at Balaklava (1854). [Eur. Hist.: NCE, 212; Br. Lit.: Benét, 186]
  6. Fetterman Massacre party of 80 frontiersmen ambushed by Indians (1886). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 942]
  7. Goliad 300 slain by Santa Ana in wake of Alamo (1836). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 155]
  8. Guernica bombing of Guernica (1937); memorialized by Picasso’s painting. [Span. Hist.: NCE, 1158; Art Hist.: Osborne, 867]
  9. Holy Innocents infant boys massacred in Bethlehem under Herod. [O.T.: Matthew 2:16–18]
  10. jawbone of ass with this, Samson kills 1000 men. [O.T.: Judges 15:15]
  11. Katyn Massacre mass murder of 4250 Polish officers during WWII (c. 1939). [Polish Hist.: NCE, 1457]
  12. Lawrence, Kansas Union stronghold where Quantrill’s Confederate band killed more than 150 people (1863). [Am. Hist.: EB, VIII: 338]
  13. Massacre of Glencoe treated hospitably, king’s men attempt annihilation of MacDonald clan (1692). [Br. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 567]
  14. Munich Olympics ‘72 Arab terrorists brutally killed 11 Israeli athletes. [Jew. Hist.: Wigoder, 462]
  15. My Lai Massacre murder of 22 Vietnamese villagers by American troops under Lt. William Calley, Jr. (1968). [Am. Hist.: Facts (1973) 145]
  16. ox-goad using this weapon, Shamgar slew 600 Philistines. [O.T.: Judges 3:31]
  17. Sicilian Vespers massacre of French (Angevins) by Sicilian nationals (1282). [Ital. Hist.: NCE, 2511]
  18. St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre thousands of French Huguenots murdered for their faith (1572). [Fr. Hist.: EB, VII: 775]
  19. St. Valentine’s Day Massacre murder of seven members of a gang of bootleggers in Chicago (1929). [Am. Hist.: EB, VII: 797]
  20. third of May (1808) Murat’s squads executed hundreds of Spanish citizens; memorialized in Goya’s painting. [Sp. Hist. and Sp. Art: Daniel, 220]
  21. Whitman Massacre murder of missionary Marcus Whitman and family by Cayuse Indians (1847). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2972]
  22. Wounded Knee scene of the slaughter of 200 Sioux Indians (1890). [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 306]
  23. Wyoming Massacre colonial militia butchered by Tory-Indian force (1776). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 564]