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November 29, 1864, Colorado Militia Murders More Than 100 Indian Women & Children - Today In Crime History
On this date, November 29, in the year 1864, a 750-man force of Colorado Territory militiamen attacked a village of friendly Cheyenne and Arapaho encamped in the southeastern part of the Colorado Territory, killing and mutilating an estimated 150–200 Indians, about two-thirds of whom were women and children. These killings became known as the “Sand Creek Massacre”.