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One of Australia's darkest days. The Port Arthur Massacre on 28th April 1996 was a killing spree where 35 people died and 23 wounded in the Historic Port Arthur Prison Colony. 28 year old Martin Bryant pleaded guilty and is serving 35 life sentences without parole.


Port Arthur -Tasmanian town - 35 murdered 28/4/1996. Worst mass shootings in Australian History. Resulted in a change in Australian Gun Laws.

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15 facts about The Port Arthur Massacre you NEED to know


The Port Arthur massacre occurred during the First Sino-Japanese War from 21 November 1894 for two or three days, when advanced elements of the First Division of the Japanese Second Army under command of the one-eyed General Yamaji Motoharu (1841–1897) killed somewhere between 1,000 to 20,000 Chinese servicemen and civilians, leaving only 36 to bury bodies, in the Chinese coastal city of Port Arthur (now Lüshunkou).