The Birmingham Pub Bombings took place in central Birmingham on 21 November 1974 at two pubs the ‘Tavern in the Town’ and the ‘Mulberry Bush’. Murdered were 21 people and 182 were injured many seriously.
The Birmingham Six were victims of a major miscarriage of justice.
Hugh Callaghan, Patrick Joseph Hill, Gerard Hunter, Richard McIlkenny, William Power and John Walker were framed by corrupt police officers and wrongly sentenced to life imprisonment for murder and bombing charges in 1975. The convictions were overturned by the Appeal Court in 1991. Each of the six was released and later received substantial compensation for their wrongful imprisonment. The real culprits were employed by The . . .