By hperna
  • Eastern Airlines Plane Hijacked

    Eastern Airlines Plane Hijacked
    Copilot shot and killed.
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    1970 - 2013

    Copilot shot and killed
  • Black Panther Shooting

    Black Panther Shooting
    9 killed and 11 injured in shooting by former Black Panther member, in New Orleans, LA
  • New York City

    New York City
    Bomb set off in historic Tavern killed 4 and injured more than 50 people. Puerto Rican nationalist group (FALN) claimed responsibility, and police tied 13 other bombings to the group.
  • Tehran, Iran

    Tehran, Iran
    Iranian radical students seized the U.S. embassy, taking 66 hostages. 14 were later released. The remaining 52 were freed after 444 days on the day of President Reagan's inauguration
  • Beirut, Lebanon Embassy

    Beirut, Lebanon Embassy
    The U.S. embassy in Beirut is destroyed in a suicide car bomb attack. Sixty-three people are killed, among them 17 Americans, including the CIA's chief Middle East analyst Robert C. Ames.
  • New York City

    New York City
    New York City: bomb exploded in basement garage of World Trade Center, killing 6 and injuring at least 1,040 others. In 1995, militant Islamist Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman and 9 others were convicted of conspiracy charges, and in 1998, Ramzi Yousef, believed to have been the mastermind, was convicted of the bombing. Al-Qaeda involvement is suspected.
  • Aden, Yemen

    Aden, Yemen
    U.S. Navy destroyer USS Cole heavily damaged when a small boat loaded with explosives blew up alongside it. 17 sailors killed. Linked to Osama bin Laden, or members of al-Qaeda terrorist network.
  • New York City, Arlington, VA, and Shanksville, PA

    New York City, Arlington, VA, and Shanksville, PA
    New York City, Arlington, Va., and Shanksville, Pa.: hijackers crashed 2 commercial jets into twin towers of World Trade Center; 2 more hijacked jets were crashed into the Pentagon and a field in rural Pa. Total dead and missing numbered 2,9921: 2,749 in New York City, 184 at the Pentagon, 40 in Pa., and 19 hijackers. Islamic al-Qaeda terrorist group blamed.
  • Boston, MA

    Boston, MA
    3 killed and 183 injured at bombings during the Boston Marathon.