1829 – Peter Comyn of Bishop’s Quarter, Ballyvaughan, is sentenced to death by hanging on the gallows of the County Gaol in Ennis after he set a house on fire in a dispute with his landlord.
1846 – Over 900 persons working on relief works at Clare Abbey, Clarecastle, were “turned adrift” in retaliation for the blunderbuss shooting of the project’s principal overseer.
1917 – Daniel Joseph O’Dea (22), son of Thomas and Bridget O’Dea of Ballynacally, was killed in action in France fighting with the
Royal Irish Regiment.
1918 – Art O’Donnell, Commandant of the 7th Clare Battalion of the Irish Volunteers, was released from Derry jail.
1972 – The “Special position” of the Catholic Church was removed by referendum from Irish constitution.
1992 – Clare and Tulla hurler David McInerney was born.