Bull Connor (July 10, 1897 – March 10, 1973) was a militant sheriff during the Civil Rights Movement. He was known for his violent counter protests where he aimed fire at the activists.
Known for his violent counter protests, Connor's attacks in Birmingham, Alabama brought him infamy and surprisingly lead to hostility towards segregation. The worst things that he did was use dogs to fight and attacked some kids.
Bull Connor died of a stroke on March 10, 1973.