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Riot - Notable Historical Events

Igor StravinskyMay 29, 1913

Leo DurocherSep 16, 1940

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Riot - Historical Events
Date Event
1355-02-10

The St. Scholastica's Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days.

1712-07-20

The Riot Act takes effect in Great Britain.

1714-10-07

People riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar Neth

1748-06-28

Riot after public execution in Amsterdam, 200+ killed

1752-09-03

Britain and the British Empire (including the American colonies) adopt the Gregorian Calendar, losing 11 days. People riot thinking the government stole 11 days of their lives

1754-01-15

Riot at burial of doelist Daniel Raap in Amsterdam

1779-10-04

The Fort Wilson Riot takes place.

1780-06-07

Anti-Catholic riot in London, hundreds die

1796-05-10

Riot after disagreement of patriotic demand in Amsterdam

1801-04-08

Soldiers riot in Bucharest, kill 128 Jews

1837-02-13

Riot in New York due to a combination of poverty and increase in the cost of flour

1837-06-11

The Broad Street Riot occurres in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between English-Americans and Irish-Americans.

1842-08-01

Lombard Street Riot erupts

1855-06-02

The Portland Rum Riot occurs in Portland, Maine.

1861-05-07

Riot occurs between prosecessionist & Union supporters in Knoxville TN

1864-07-26

-31] Riot at McCook's to Lovejoy Station GA, US600 CS—-

1864-07-26

-31] Riot at Stoneman's to Macon GA, US1000 CS—-

1876-08-24

Riot abolishes fairs in Amsterdam, 2 killed

1876-09-06

Race riot in Charleston SC

1876-10-16

Race riot at Cainhoy SC (5 whites & 1 black killed)

1886-05-04

Haymarket riot in Chicago; bomb kills 7 policemen

1891-05-12

Riot against tax increase in Paramaribo, Suriname

1894-04-05

11 strikers killed in riot at Connellsville, Penn

1898-11-10

Race riot in Wilmington NC (8 blacks killed)

1900-07-24

Race riot in New Orleans, 2 white policemen killed

1901-04-29

Antisemitic riot in Budapest

1905-09-22

Race riot in Atlanta Georgia (10 blacks & 2 whites killed)

1906-09-22

Race riot in Atlanta Georgia, kills 21

1906-10-22

3000 blacks demonstrate & riot in Phila

1908-08-14

Race riot in Springfield Illinois

1909-08-04

Ump Tim Hurst instigates a riot by spitting at A's 2nd baseman Eddie Collins, who had questioned a call, this leads to Hurst's banishment

1913-05-29

Igor Stravinsky's ballet score The Rite of Spring is premiered in Paris, provoking a riot.

1913-08-03

Wheatland Hop Riot

1917-05-27

Race riot in East St Louis Illinois, 1 black killed

1917-08-23

Race riot in Houston Texas (2 blacks & 11 whites killed)

1917-12-11

13 black soldiers hanged for participation in Houston riot

1918-04-04

Food riot in Amsterdam

1918-07-25

Race riot in Chester Pennsylvania (3 blacks & 2 whites killed)

1918-07-26

Race riot in Philadelphia (3 whites & 1 black killed)

1918-09-03

5 soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot (or Camp Logan riot); in all 19 mutineers were executed.

1919-02-02

Monarchist riot in Portugal

1919-05-10

Race riot in Charleston SC, 2 blacks killed

1919-06-07

Sette giugno: Riot in Malta; four are killed.

1919-07-24

Race Riot in Washington DC (6 killed, 100 wounded)

1919-07-27

Chicago race riot (15 whites & 23 blacks killed, 500 injured)

1919-09-30

Race riot at Elaine Arkansas

1921-06-01

Race riot in Tulsa Oklahoma (21 whites & 60 blacks killed)

1940-09-16

Leo Durocher suspended from Ebbetts Field for "inciting a riot"

1942-02-28

Race riot, Sojourner Truth Homes, Detroit

1943-05-25

Riot at Mobile, Alabama, shipyard over upgrading 12 black workers

1943-05-26

Jews riot against Germany in Amsterdam

1943-06-16

Race riot in Beaumont Texas (2 die)

1943-06-19

Race riot in Beaumont Texas

1943-06-20

Detroit race riot kills 35

1943-06-21

Federal troops put down racial riot in Detroit 30 dead

1943-08-01

Race riot in Harlem NYC

1943-10-16

Anti Jewish riot in Rome

1945-08-15

A riot ensued in SF while the city was celebrating the end of WW II

1945-10-05

Hollywood Black Friday: A six month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers' studios.

1946-02-26

2 killed & 10 wounded in race riot in Columbia Tenn

1946-05-04

5 die in a 2 day riot at Alcatraz prison in SF bay

1949-03-30

Riot breaks out in Austurvöllur square in Reykjavík, when Iceland joined NATO.

1949-08-21

Phila fans cause A's to forfeit game when they riot over a trapped line drive by Rich Ashburn, Giants leading 4-2 in 9th declared winners

1949-08-28

Riot prevents Paul Robeson from singing near Peekskill NY

1951-01-15

Supreme Court rule "clear & present danger" of incitement to riot is not protected speech & can be a cause for arrest

1956-02-03

Autherine Lucy admitted to University of Alabama, suspended 2/7 after a riot

1957-03-10

Thousands of soccer fans riot in Italy

1958-05-03

WINS suspends Alan Freed for causing a riot in Boston, he quits

1958-05-13

French settlers riot against French army in Algeria

1960-01-30

Riot curtails third days play at Port-Of-Spain WI v England

1960-08-09

Race riot in Jacksonville, Florida

1960-11-14

Riot due to school integration in New Orleans

1960-12-11

Black Sunday - Riot in Algiers, 114 die

1961-01-11

Racial riot at University of Georgia

1963-05-12

Race riot in Birmingham, Alabama

1963-09-01

Language laws in Belgium goes into effect causing a riot

1963-12-24

Greek & Turks riot in Cyprus

1964-05-05

Separatists riot in Quebec

1964-06-26

Blacks & Whites riot over racial segregation in St Augustine

1964-07-18

Race riot in Harlem (NYC); riots spread to Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bkln)

1964-07-24

-27) race riot in Rochester, New York, 4 killed

1964-07-25

Race riot in Rochester NY

1964-07-31

Rolling Stone concert in Ireland halts after 12 minutes due to riot

1964-08-02

Race riot in Jersey City NJ

1964-08-11

Race riot in Paterson NJ

1964-08-12

Race riot in Elizabeth, NJ

1964-08-15

Race riot in Dixmoor (Chicago suburb) Ill

1964-08-28

Race riot in Philadelphia

1964-10-20

Riot at Rolling Stones show in Paris (150 arrested)

1965-08-12

Race riot in West Side of Chicago

1966-07-12

Race riot in Chicago

1966-07-19

Gov James Rhodes declares state of emergency in Cleveland (race riot)

1966-08-07

Race riot in Lansing Michigan

1966-08-27

Race riot in Waukegan, Illinois

1966-09-06

Race riot in Atlanta, Georgia

1967-06-11

Race riot in Tampa Florida; National Guard mobilizes

1967-06-12

Race riot in Cincinnati Ohio (300 arrested)

1967-06-27

Race riot in Buffalo NY (200 arrested)

1967-07-12

23 die in Newark race riot

1967-07-12

Blacks in Newark, riot, 26 killed, 1500 injured & over 1000 arrested

1967-07-23

-27] 43 die in race riot in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)

1967-07-30

Race riot in Milwaukee (4 killed)

1968-03-22

Student riot in Nanterre near Paris

1968-07-23

Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 police officers killed

1968-07-27

Race Riot in Gary Indiana

1968-08-08

Race riot in Miami, Florida

1968-08-10

Race riot in Miami, Chicago & Little Rock

1969-06-05

Race riot in Hartford, Connecticut

1969-06-27

Police raid Stonewall Gay Bar in Greenwich Village, NY, about 400 to 1,000 patrons riot against police, it lasts 3 days

1969-08-12

Battle of the Bogside: RUC officers, backed by loyalists, entered the nationalist Bogside in armoured cars and tried to suppress the riot by using CS gas, water cannon and eventually firearms; the almost continuous rioting lasted for two days

1969-10-31

Race riot in Jacksonville Florida

1970-02-18

Chicago 7 defendants found innocent of inciting to riot

1970-07-31

Daniel O'Hagan (19), a Catholic civilian, is shot dead by the British Army during a serious riot in the New Lodge Road area of Belfast, Northern Ireland

1970-10-01

63 arrested in riot to buy Rolling Stone tickets in Milano, Italy

1971-05-05

Race riot in Brownsville section of Brooklyn (NYC)

1971-05-21

National Guard mobilizes to quell riot in Chattanooga Tenn

1971-06-13

In defiance of a government ban, members of the Orange Order march through the mainly Catholic town of Dungiven, County Londonderry causing a riot

1971-09-09

1,000 convicts riot & seize Attica, NY prison

1972-04-19

British Prime Ministe rEdward Heath confirms that a plan to conduct an arrest operation, in the event of a riot during the march on 30 January 1972, was known to British government Ministers in advance

1972-10-12

46 sailors injured in race riot on aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk

1974-10-09

Race riot in Boston due to "bussing"

1975-01-06

1000 Led Zeppelin fans, waiting overnight inside the lobby of the Boston Garden for tickets to the group's February 4th gig to go on sale, cause a riot and an esimated $30,000 damage

1975-01-07

Led Zeppelin fans riot before Boston concert causing $30,000 damage

1976-08-11

Race riot in Cape Town, South Africa; 17 die

1977-03-18

Clash releases their 1st recording "White Riot"

1978-01-26

Strikers riot in Tunisia, killing about 40

1979-03-25

Major riot at Bourda prevents day's play in WSC Supertest

1980-05-17

Major race riot in Miami Florida - 16 killed, 300 injured

1980-09-27

Marvin Hagler defeats Alan Minter to claim boxing's world Middleweight championship in London. They have to be escorted away by police after a riot forms.

1981-04-11

Race riot in London area of Brixton

1982-07-03

Riot at building Stopera Amsterdam (damages Ÿ1 million)

1982-10-11

Riot in Amsterdam as tram catches fire

1984-01-02

Riot in Tunis kills over 100

1984-11-03

3,000 die in 3 day anti-Sikh riot in India

1985-05-29

Juventus wins 30th Europe Cup 1 in Brussels, 39 die in riot

1985-09-09

Race riot in Birmingham, England

1985-09-28

Race riot in London area of Brixton

1986-02-25

Thousands of Egyptian military police riot, destroy 2 luxury hotel

1986-12-15

150 killed during race riot in Karachi

1988-08-06

The Tompkins Square Park Police Riot in New York City spurs reform of the NYPD, who were responsible for the melee that transpired the night of August 6-7.

1991-01-13

Soccer stadium riot in Orkney, South Africa, at least 40 die

1991-05-05

A riot breaks out in the Mt. Pleasant section of Washington, D.C. after a Salvadoran man is shot by police.

1991-07-02

Riot at Guns N' Roses concert in St Louis

1992-07-12

Axl Rose arrested on riot charges in St Louis of Jul 2, 1991 concert

1992-10-02

The Carandiru Massacre takes place after a riot in the Carandiru Penitentiary in São Paulo, Brazil.

1993-10-16

Anti-Nazi riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching British National Party headquarters

2005-10-15

Riot in Toledo, Ohio breaks out during a National Socialist/Neo-Nazi protest; over 100 are arrested.

2005-12-11

Cronulla riots: Thousands of White Australians demonstrate against ethnic violence resulting in a riot against anyone thought to be Lebanese (and many who were not) in Cronulla Sydney. These are followed up by ethnic attacks on Cronulla.

2005-12-17

Anti-WTO protesters riot in Wan Chai, Hong Kong

2006-03-21

Immigrant workers constructing the Burj Dubayy in Dubai, The United Arab Emirates and a new terminal of Dubai International Airport join together and riot, causing $1M in damage.

2006-03-25

Protesters demanding a re-election in Belarus following the rigged Belarusian presidential election, 2006 clash with riot police. Opposition leader Aleksander Kozulin is among several protesters arrested.

2006-09-18

Right wing protesters riot the building of the Hungarian Television in Budapest, Hungary, one day after an audio tape was made public, in which Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány admitted he and his party lied during the 2006 general elections.

2012-04-11

2011 London riot looter is jailed for 11 years after starting a fire at a furniture retailer

2012-08-17

Three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot are jailed for two years

2012-08-20

20 people are killed in a riot in Caracas, Venezuela

2012-09-13

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev calls for Russian punk band Pussy Riot to be freed

2013-01-25

50 people are killed and 90 are injured in a prison riot in Barquisimeto, Venezuela

2013-07-15

18 people are killed and 47 are injured in a riot following a boxing match in Indonesia

2017-01-15

Prison Riot in Brazil Leaves at Least 10 Inmates Dead

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Riot - Birthdays
Date Event
1882-05-05

Sylvia Pankhurst, Trafalgar Square Riot

1914-07-20

Richard Collins, Riot in Cell Block 11

1929-11-17

Silvano Ambrogi, Let's Have a Riot

1930-08-31

John Tarangelo, Riot in Cell Block 11

1938-9-18

Gary Lane, Riot on Sunset Strip

1940-11-20

Tony Butala, Dragstrip Riot

1943-08-12

Richard Stanley, Riot On!

1945-10-27

Dick Dodd, Riot on Sunset Strip

1946-08-23

Bill Booth, Raising a Riot

1953-09-27

Robbie Shakespeare, Jamaica, reggae bassist (Sly & Robbie-DJ Riot)

1955-11-12

Leslie McKeown, Riot on Redchurch Street

1956-9-24

Stan Lee, Randy Rhoads the Quiet Riot Years

1958-07-08

Carlos Cavazo, rocker (Quiet Riot - Metal Health)

1964-9-06

Taylor Mitchell, This Year's Riot

1965-01-19

Kevin McLaughlin, Riot

1965-09-24

Sean McNabb, American bassist (Quiet Riot, Great White, Rough Cutt, House of Lords)

1967-9-24

Jack Edward Sawyers, Quiet Riot Live in the 21st Century

1968-06-08

John Gass, Shadow: Dead Riot

1973-05-25

Andy B. Dardaine, The L.A. Riot Spectacular

1974-07-08

Diana Arbenina, Pussy Riot: The Movement

1979-03-30

Gregory Smeck, Shadow: Dead Riot

1980-10-31

Mike Brown, A Riot in the Dark

1982-03-02

Ryan H. Cunningham, American Riot

1982-08-09

Yekaterina Samutsevich, Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

1984-06-01

Josh Raymond, Shadow: Dead Riot

1984-10-25

Pyotr Verzilov, Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

1988-06-06

Mariya Alyokhina, Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

1989-11-07

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

1990-03-28

Sarunas Zenkevicius, We Will Riot

2008-03-04

Gera Tolokonnikova, Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

Riot - Deaths
Date Event
1189-09-03

Jacob of Orleans, Rabbi, killed in anti Jewish riot in London England

1936-08-02

Louis Blériot, French aviator who made the first flight across the English Channel in a heavier than air aircraft, dies of a heart attack at 64

1960-10-11

Richard Cromwell, actor (Jezebel, Riot Squad), dies of cancer at 50

1985-05-29

39, die at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccer match

1993-08-12

Jerome Thor, actor (Riot in Juvenile Prison), dies of cardiac at 69

1994-01-22

Rhett Forrester, American singer (Riot) (b. 1956)

1996-07-02

Silvano Ambrogi, Let's Have a Riot

2001-09-06

Carl Crack, German musician (Atari Teenage Riot) (b. 1971)

2003-11-08

Guy Speranza, American singer, original Riot frontman (b. 1956)

2004-05-09

Bill Booth, Raising a Riot

2007-11-19

Kevin DuBrow, American singer (Quiet Riot) (b. 1955)

2013-02-14

Richard Collins, Riot in Cell Block 11

2013-11-29

Dick Dodd, Riot on Sunset Strip

2014-11-05

Gary Lane, Riot on Sunset Strip


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