24th APRiL ~ HISTORY ON THIS DAY

April 24th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1916: Easter Rebellion began : On Easter Monday in Dublin a secret organization of Irish nationalists led by Patrick Pearse, known as the Irish Republican Brotherhood, launched the so-called Easter Rebellion, an armed uprising against British rule on the 24th April 1916. Assisted by militant Irish socialists under James Connolly, Pearse and his fellow Republicans rioted and attacked British provincial government headquarters across Dublin and seized the Irish capital’s General Post Office. | & more about history on this day in the video…