10 Feb 1879 - Ned Kelly bank raid at Jerilderie

#OnThisDay 10 February 1879 Ned Kelly and his gang carried out a daring raid in Jerilderie on the local bank. Ned and Dan Kelly, dressed in the police uniforms, rode into town where they robbed the bank and burned all the townspeople's mortgage deeds. Ned left a letter with the bank manager to explain his actions, which would go on to become famous as the Jerilderie Letter.  The NSW Government issued rewards totalling £4,000.