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Black Friday was a women's suffrage event in the UK on 18 November, 1910.  The Govt decided to not proceed with a bill that would extend the vote to property owning women. In response, the Women's Social and Political Union sent a delegation of around 300 women to protest, and 200 were assaulted when they attempted to run past the police. Many of the arrested suffragettes reported being assaulted and manhandled by the police. It was the first documented use of police force against…

Susan B Anthony pummeled and arrested for attempting to vote in She was fined 100 dollars for registering to vote. CORRECTION: Ada Wright, a British suffragette who was beaten by police on “Black Friday” in NOT Susan B.

History In Pictures ‏- Rare photo shows a priest praying over Titanic victims before they are buried at sea. 1912

A haunting photograph showing victims of the Titanic disaster being buried at sea has been uncovered. In the photo, two men can be seen dropping a victim over the side of the recovery ship, the CS Mackay Bennett.