100 Years Ago – 14 February 1921

14 February 1921

Attempts were made to burn down eight different cotton mills in Lancashire, although all of these were unsuccessful. The authorities said that the attacks were linked to “Irish irreconocibles”.

A group of 200 men from the Lancashire Fusiliers were attacked by a group of thirty rebels on a train near Mallow, County Cork. It was confirmed that one army sergeant had been killed and another six people were injured.