10h 17min, mar 7, 1965 y - Bloody Sunday: Selma, Alabama. A march done by black citizens is taking place in support of voting rights
when they are stopped at the Edmund Pettus Bridge by a police blockade.
50 marchers are hospitalised after police uses tear gas, whips, and clubs against them.
Catalyst for pushing through the voting rights act five months later.
Added to timeline:
LITERATURE SIDE BY SIDE WITH THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT