Terrorism Timeline

By Lamiea
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    Oklahoma City Bombing (1995)

    Oklahoma City Bombing (1995)
    On April 19, 1995, at 9:02 a.m., an explosion ripped through the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Okla. It was the worst terrorist attack ever undertaken on American soil. The blast killed 168 people - 19 of them children - and injured hundreds.
  • Iranian Hostage Crisis (1979)

    Iranian Hostage Crisis (1979)
    A truck full of explosives ripped through the Marine barracks on October 23rd, 1983, killing 241 U.S. Marines, sailors and soldiers.
  • Iranian Hostage Crisis (1979)

    Iranian Hostage Crisis (1979)
    On November 4, 1979 an angry mob capture and hold hostage 66 U.S. citizens and diplomats. Although women and African-Americans were released a short time later, 51 hostages remained imprisoned for 444 days
  • Lockerbie (Pan Am flight 103) Bombing (1988)

    Lockerbie (Pan Am flight 103) Bombing (1988)
    On December 21, 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 people on board as well as 11 on the ground.
  • World Trade Center Bombing (1993

    World Trade Center Bombing (1993
    On Friday, February 26, 1993, at 12:18 PM, a large explosion ripped through the public parking garage of the World Trade Center. The explosion resulted in six persons being killed, and more than 1,000 being injured; and resulted in nearly $300 million in property damage. 1
  • Second Intifada (Palestinians) (2000-2005)

    Second Intifada (Palestinians) (2000-2005)
    Widespread Palestinian violence erupted on Friday, September 29, 2000 in the Old City of Jerusalem and in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The grassroots protests and violence soon turned to a campaign of deadly terrorism targeting Israeli civilians on buses, restaurants and on city streets. Over 1,000 Israelis were killed, and thousands severely injured in these attacks.
  • USS Cole Bombing (2000)

    USS Cole Bombing (2000)
    On October 12, 2000, the USS Cole, an American Naval Destroyer, entered the harbor of Aden, Yemen to refuel.The casualties total 17 dead and an additional 39 wounded. The injured were first evacuated to Yemeni medical facilities onshore for treatment and later evacuation to the U.S. base at Ramstein, Germany and a French military hospital in nearby Djibouti.
  • 9/11 Attacks (2001)

    9/11 Attacks (2001)
    On Noveber 11 the twin towers were it many killed. News reoprt everything was just so stunning when another plane decides to hit the other buliding
  • London Bombings (2005)

    London Bombings (2005)
    In July 2005, terrorists carried out the first suicide attacks in modern Western Europe. At 8:50 a.m., bombs went off on three London Underground trains. A fourth bomb was detonated a short time later on a double-decker bus. The attacks were the deadliest in London since World War II, killing 52 people and injuring more than 700 others
  • Times Square Bombing Attempt (2010)

    Times Square Bombing Attempt (2010)
    The attempted car bombing of Times Square was a planned terrorist attack that was foiled when two street vendors discovered the car bomb and alerted a NYPD