Ned Kelly, Australian Bushranger and Outlaw Hanged 1880

#OnThisDay 1880 Ned Kelly, the Irish outlaw & bushranger was hanged in Melbourne Gaol, despite a petition signed by 32,000 people asking for a reprieve. Kelly famously wore his suit of armour in his last shootout with the police before his arrest.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s