World History Moment: The hanging of Ned Kelly

World History Moment: The hanging of Ned Kelly
World History Moment: The hanging of Ned Kelly

World History Moment: The hanging of Ned Kelly

Our World History Moment today takes us to Australia. It’s November 11, 1880—the day they hanged notorious Australian outlaw Ned Kelly. Historian John R Schmidt tells us what happened. (photo: “Ned Kelly in 1880” by Australian News and Information Bureau, Canberra - National Archives of Austrailia. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons )