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ACCIDENTAL/TRANSPORTATION
1850
Mar 29
Ireland's SS Royal Adelaide Sinks in Storm; 200 Die Ireland Naval History
1854
Apr 16
Steamer Long Beach Sinks off Long Beach NY: 311 die New York Naval History
1865
Apr 27
Steamer Sultana Explodes on Mississippi River, 1,400 Union Prisoners of War Die Mississippi River Sinking of the Sultana American Civil War History Channel
1873
Apr 01
Steamer Atlantic' Sinks off Nova Scotia: 481 Die Nautical History
1881
May 24
Canadian Ferry Princess Victoria Sinks: 200 die Canada Naval History
1883
May 30
Rumor Brooklyn Bridge Is Collapsing Creates Stampede: 12 die Brooklyn Bridge Bridges
1895
Mar 11
Spanish Cruiser Reina Regenta Sinks at Gibraltar, 400 Die Spain Naval History
1897
Sept 23
9-year-old Stephen Kempton Is First Recorded Traffic Fatality in Great Britain Great Britain Automobile
1898
Feb 13
First British Automobile Fatality Great Britain Automobiles Historic Firsts
1899
Sept 13
Henry Bliss of New York Is First Recorded Automobile Fatality New York City Automobile Historic Firsts
1900
Apr 30
Casey Jones Dies in a Train Wreck Near Vaughan, Mississippi Casey Jones Railroads
1904
Sept 24
62 Die in Tennessee Head-on Train Collision Tennessee Railroads
1907
Dec 06
361 Killed in Mongah, WV Mine Disaster West Virginia
1907
Dec 19
Pennsylvania Coal Mine Explosion Kills 239 Pennsylvania
1908
Mar 04
Primary School Catches Fire in Collingwood, OH: 180 Die Ohio Education Fire Safety
1908
Sept 17
Thomas Selfridge Is the First Airplane Fatality: Orville Wright Survives Orville Wright Aviation Historic First
1911
Mar 25
New York City's Triangle Shirtwaist Co. Catches Fire: 146 Die New York City Fire Safety
1911
May 25
Fire Sweeps through New York City's Triangle Shirtwaist Factory: 146 die New York City Fire Safety
1912
Mar 05
Spanish Steamer Principe de Asturias Sinks NE of Spain: 500 die Spain Naval History
1912
Apr 15
Titanic Sinks in North Atlantic off Coast of Newfoundland The Titanic Naval History
1913
Oct 17
Zeppelin LII Explodes over London, Killing 28 Londdon Zeppelins & Blimps
1915
Mar 18
French Battleship Bouvet Explodes, 640 Killed France WWI Naval History
1917
Dec 06
French Warship Mont Blanc & Freighter Collide: 2000 Dead, 9000 Injured France Canada Naval History
1920
Mar 18
Steamer Hong Kong Runs Aground Off Swatow, China: 1,000 Die China WWI Naval History
1924
Mar 08
Coal Mine Explosion Kills 171 at Castle Gate, UT Utah
1927
Jan 09
77 Children Die in Montreal Movie Theater Fire Canada Fire Safety & Prevention Children
1933
Apr 04
U.S. Dirigible Akron Crashes Off Coast of NJ: 73 Die New Jersey Aviation
1934
Sept 08
Fire Aboard the Liner Morro Castle Off the New Jersey Coast Claims 134 Lives New Jersey Naval History Fire Safety
1937
May 06
Hindenburg Dirigible Explodes at Lakehurst, New Jersey: 36 die New Jersey Hindenburg Disaster
1940
Apr 19
Lake Shore Ltd Railroad Derails Killing 34 Near Little Falls, NY New York Railroads
1942
Apr 26
Mine Explosion Kills 1,549 in Honkeiko Manchuria Chinese History Labor
1942
Aug 25
War Mission Plane Crash Kills Duke of Kent, Brother of King George VI Great Britain British Monarchy World War II Air Disasters
1944
Dec 15
Airplane Carrying Bandleader Glenn Miller Disappears en Route to Paris France Glenn Miller Popular Musicians Aviation History World War II
1946
Apr 25
Naperville, IL Train Crash Kills 45 Illinois Railroad
1951
Feb 06
New Jersey Train Crash Kills 84 New Jersey Railroad
1953
Nov 17
20 Italian Sailors Die when Two Boats Collide in the English Channel Italy Naval History BBC
1956
Jan 22
30 Die in Los Angeles Train Crash Los Angeles Railroads
1958
Oct 23
74 Die in Springhill, Nova Scotia Mine Explosion Canada
1960
Dec 16
United DC-8 & TWA Super Constellation Collide over New York City: 134 Die Air Disasters
1963
Apr 10
U.S. Nuclear Sub Thresher Sinks 220 Miles East of Boston Naval History Nuclear Weapons
1963
Oct 10
Dam Bursts in Italy Killing 3,000 Italy Dams
1967
Jan 27
Apollo Astronauts Grissom, Chaffee and White Perish in Capsule Flash Fire Gus Grissom Ed White Roger Chaffee Astronauts
1967
Oct 02
First Black Astronaut Dies in Crash Before First Mission Astronauts African-American History
1967
Dec 15
Silver Bridge Between Point Pleasant, WV, and Gallipolis, OH, Collapses: 46 Die Ohio West Virginia Bridges
1969
Apr 27
Bolivian President Rene Barrientos Ortuno Is Killed in Helicopter Crash Bolivia Air Disasters
1972
Oct 06
Train Wreck Near Saltillo, Mexico Kills 208 passengers - 1,200+ Injured Mexico Railroads
1973
Sept 20
Singer Jim Croce Killed in Texas Plane Crash Texas Air Disasters Popular Musicians
1973
Nov 13
Jerry Lee Lewis Is Killed in a Car Accident Popular Music Auto Safety
1974
Mar 03
Turkish Airlines DC-10 Crashes after Takeoff from Paris: Nearly 350 Die Paris Turkey Aviation Disasters
1977
Mar 27
Two Boeing 747s Collide on Canary Island Runway: 542 Die Aviation Disasters
1977
Oct 20
Three Members Lynyrd Skynyrd Rock Band Killed in Mississippi Plane Crash Air Disasters Popular Musicians
1978
Apr 15
Express Trains Collide Head-on in Bologna, Italy: 43 die Italy Railroads
1979
May 25
DC-10 Crashes on Takeoff At Chicago's O'Hare International Airport Kills 270+ Chicago Air Disasters Chicago Public Library
1979
Dec 03
11 Dead, 8 Injured, at Who Concert in Cincinnati Ohio Popular Musicians
1980
May 09
Freighter Rams Florida's Sunshine Skyway Bridge: 35 die Florida Bridges Naval History
1980
Nov 21
87 Die in MGM Grand Hotel Fire Las Vegas Nevada Fire Safety
1981
Feb 10
Fire At the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel-Casino: 8 die, 198 injured Nevada Fire Safety
1981
May 26
U.S. Marine Jet Crashes onto Flight Deck of USS Nimitz Aircraft Carrier Killing 14 Naval History Air Disasters
1982
Jan 13
737 Crashes into the Potomac after Take-off From Washington, D.C.: 78 die Washington, D.C. Air Disasters
1982
Sept 30
Sixth and Final Chicago Victim Dies from Cyanide-laced Tylenol Chicago Crime Drugs and Medication
1983
May 25
Three Vessels Catch Fire on Egypt's Nile River: More Than 300 Die Egypt Naval History Fire Safety >
1984
Nov 19
Almost 500 Die in Mexico City Petroleum Explosions Mexico
1984
Dec 02
Union Carbide's Bhopal, India, Methyl Isocyanate Facility Leaks: 4000+ India Chemistry Earth & Environmental Science
1985
May 11
52 Soccer Fans Die When Fire Sweeps England's Bradford Stadium England Soccer Fire Safety The BBC
1985
Aug 25
13-year-old Schoolgirl Diplomat Samantha Smith & Father Killed in Plane Crash Samantha Smith Soviet Union The Cold War Air Disasters The History Channel
1986
Jan 28
Space Shuttle Challenger Explodes 72 Seconds after Takeoff The Space Shuttle
1991
May 26
Austrian Lauda-Air Boeing 767 Crashes After Stopover in Bangkok, Killing 223 Austria Thailand Air Disasters
1991
Dec 15
Ferry Salem Express Hits Coral Reef 375 Miles SE of Cairo, Egypt: 474 Die Egypt Naval History
1992
Apr 27
Zambia's National Soccer Team Perishes in Air Crash Off the Coast of Gabon Zambia Gabon Soccer Air Disasters
1994
Mar 23
Russian Airbus Crashes in Siberia Killing All 75 Aboard Russia Air Disasters
1994
Apr 06
The Presidents of Rwanda and Burundi Are Killed in a Plane Crash Burundi Rwanda Air Disasters BBC
1994
Sept 08
USAir Boeing 737 Crashes on Approach to Pittsburgh: All 132 on Board Die. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Air Disasters
1994
Oct 20
Land Mine Explosion Kills Tajikistan's Deputy Prime Minister Tajikistan
1996
May 11
Atlanta-bound ValuJet Crashes into Everglades Shortly after Miami Takeoff: 110 Die Florida Air Disasters
1998
Sept 02
A Swissair Jetliner Crashes Off Nova Scotia, Killing All 229 Aboard Air Disasters
1999
Nov 18
Twelve Killed When Bonfire Construction Collapses at Texas A&M University Texas Education
2000
Jan 31
Alaska Airlines Plane Crashes in S. California. All 88 on Board Die California Aviation Disasters
2000
Nov 11
Austrian Cable Car Catches Fire: 155 Skiers Die Austria Skiing
2001
Feb 09
U.S. Navy Submarine Collides with Japanese Fishing Boat Near Hawaii: 9 Die Japan Hawaii Naval History
2001
Aug 25
22-year-old R&B Singer Aaliyah Among 9 Killed in Bahama Plane Crash New York City Performing Artists The Bahamas Popular Musicians Air Disasters
2002
May 26
Oklahoma Interstate Bridge Struck by Barge Collapsing into Arkansas River: 14 Die Oklahoma Naval History Bridges
2003
Feb 01
Space Shuttle STS-107 (Columbia) Disintegrates Upon Re-entry: All Aboard Perish The Space Shuttle STS-107 Disaster NASA
2004
Apr 22
North Korean Train Accident Kills and Injures More Than 2,000 Korea Railroad
AMERICAN WESTWARD EXPANSION
1838
Oct 31
Mob Attacks Mormon Camp in Missouri: 20 Killed Missouri The Mormon Church Religion
1855
Sept 03
General Harney Avenges Grattan Massacre with Sioux Village Attack Nebraska Native American Studies Sioux Indians U.S. History
1857
Sept 11
Mormons and Paiutes Murder a Wagon Train of 120 Utah The Mormon Church Paiute Indians
1862
Aug 19
Dakota Indians Kill 17 Townspeople in New Ulm, MN Minnesota Dakota Indians
1868
Sept 17
Cheyenne and Sioux Decimate Frontiersmen in Colorado Attack Colorado Cheyenne Nation Sioux Nation Westward Expansion U.S. History
1870
Jan 23
U.S. Cavalry Unit Massacres Village of 173 Blackfoot Indians The Blackfoot Indians U.S. History
1871
May 18
Kiowa Chief Satanta Leads Massacre of Wagon Train Near the Texas Red River Texas Satanta Westward Expansion History Channel
1876
Nov 25
Troops Destroy Village of Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife, Retaliate for Little Bighorn Westward Expansion Cheyenne Indians Native American Studies
1880
Oct 15
Chiricahua Apache Leader Victorio Killed South of El Paso Texas Apache Indians Native-American Studies Westward Expansion
1885
Aug 29
28 Chinese Miners Murdered by White Co-workers in Rock Springs, Wyoming Wyoming Asian-American Studies
1895
Aug 19
Off-duty El Paso Policeman Kills John Wesley Hardin John Wesley Hardin Crime
ASSASSINATION
1521
Apr 27
Portuguese Explorer Ferdinand Magellan Is Killed In the Philippines The Philippines Ferdinand Magellan Explorers History Channel
1610
May 14
French King Henri IV Assassinated by Fanatical Monk France
1881
Mar 13
Tsar Alexander II Assassinated by Bomb Thrown at Him Russia
1920
Mar 08
Spanish Premier Eduardo Dato Assassinated in Madrid Spain
1921
Nov 04
Japan Prime Minister, Takashi Hara, Assassinated by Conservative Fanatic Japan War on Terrorism
1934
Oct 09
King Alexander of Yugoslavia Is Assassinated in France Yugoslavia France European History
1934
Dec 01
Stalin Collaborator, Sergei M. Kirov, Assassinated in Leningrad Soviet Union
1948
Jan 30
Mohandas Gandhi Is Assassinated Mohandas Gandhi
1963
Nov 22
President John F. Kennedy Is Assassinated in Dallas, Texas Texas Assassination of President Kennedy U.S. History
1965
Feb 21
Malcolm X (Nebraska-born Civil Rights/Human Rights Activist: Assassination) Malcolm X U.S. Civil Rights Movement Famous African Americans
1967
Aug 25
George Lincoln Rockwell, Leader of the American Nazi Party, Is Shot and Killed Adolph Hitler
1968
Apr 4
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Georgia-born African-American Civil Rights Leader: Assassination) Assasination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. U.S. Civil Rights Movement
1968
Jun 6
Robert F. Kennedy (Massachusetts-born Politician Shot in Los Angeles After Winning the California Presidential Primary) Los Angeles, California Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy Politics Terrorism
1969
Feb 03
Mozambique President Mondlane Assassinated by Secret Police Mail Bomb Eduardo Mondlane African History Mozambique News Agency
1974
Aug 19
U.S. Ambassador Rodger P. Davies Is Killed at American Embassy in Cyprus Cyprus U.S. Government
1979
Aug 27
Earl Mountbatten Killed by Irish Republican Army (IRA) Bomb Planted on Boat British Monarchy Ireland European History
1981
Sept 17
Indoneasian Army Assassinates East Timor Resistance Party President Indonesia
1981
Oct 06
Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat Assassinated Reviewing Military Parade Egypt 1978 Nobel Laureate for Peace Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
1982
Aug 27
A Turkish Military Attache Is Assassinated in Canada by Armenian Extremists Turkey Canada Armenia
1983
Aug 21
Filipino Opposition Leader Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. Assassinated at Manila Airport Republic of the Philippines
1984
Oct 31
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi Is Assassinated by Her Own Sikh Bodyguards Indira Gandhi
1985
Aug 28
Colombia Government Troops Kill April 19 Movement (M-19) Leader Ivan Ospina Colombia
1986
Feb 28
Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme Is Assassinated in Stockholm Sweden
1986
Nov 17
Head of Renault Car Company, Georges Besse, Is Assassinated in Paris Paris, France Automobiles Crime BBC
1988
Mar 16
Attempted Assassination of IRA Leaders at a Funeral Fails, but 3 Others Killed Ireland Terrorism
1989
Nov 22
Lebanon's Newly-elected President, Rene Muawad, Is Assassinated Lebanon
1991
Jan 15
Three High-ranking Officers of the PLO Are Assassinated in Tunisia Palestine Tunisia
1991
Feb 16
Enrique Bermudez, Former Nicaraguan Contra Leader, Assassinated in Managua Nicaragua Iran-Contra Scandal
1991
May 21
Suicide Bomber Assassinates Former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi Indian Political Leaders Terrorism
1994
Mar 23
Mexican Presidential Candidiate, Luis Donaldo Colosio, Is Assassinated in Tijuana Mexico Elections Terrorism
1995
Nov 04
Israeli Conservative Extremeist Assassinates Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin Yitzhak Rabin War on Terrorism
1996
Jan 05
Islamic Terrorist Mastermind Yahya Ayyash Killed with Booby-trapped Cell Phone War on Terrorism The Telephone
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
1556
Mar 21
Archbishop of Canterbury Is Burned At the Stake British History Religion
1831
Nov 11
Nat Turner Hanged in Jerusalem, VA for Leading Violent Slave Insurrection Nat Turner Slavery African-American History
1859
Dec 02
Abolitionist John Brown Is Hanged for His Raid on Harper's Ferry Harper's Ferry John Brown Abolition
1859
Dec 16
2 of 5 African-Americans Participants Are Hanged for the Harper's Ferry Raid John Brown Abolition Capital Punishment
1862
Dec 06
Lincoln Orders the Hanging of 39 Sioux Convicted of Minnesota Uprising Minnesota Abraham Lincoln Sioux Indians Capital Punishment
1917
Oct 15
French Execute Dutch-born Margaretha Geertruida Zelle (Mata Hari) for Spying The Netherlands France World War I War Crimes
1927
Aug 23
Nicola Sacco and Bartolemeo Vanzetti Are Executed Crime Capital Punishment
1934
Dec 05
Soviets Execute 66 for Plotting Against Stalin Josef Stalin
1936
Aug 25
16 Opponents of Josef Stalin Are Executed in Russia Following 5-day Trial Josef Stalin Capital Punishment
1944
Nov 07
Richard Sorge, Soviet Spymaster, Hanged in Japan Japan Soviet Union Crime
1945
Jan 31
Pvt. Eddie Slovik Only American Executed for Desertion in WWII World War II U.S. History
1945
Oct 15
Vichy French Premier Pierre Laval Executed for German Collaboration France NAZI Germany World War II War Crimes
1950
Jan 12
Soviet Union Re-Introduced the Death Penalty for Treason, Espionage and Sabotage Soviet Union Capital Punishment
1977
Feb 03
Leaders of Ethiopia's Provisional Military Government Are Executed Ethiopia
1982
Sept 15
Iran's Former Foreign Minister, Sadegh Ghotbzadeh, Executed for Treason Iran
1982
Dec 08
Fifteen Opponents of Suriname's Military Regime are Executed Without Trial Suriname
1995
Mar 07
New York Is 38th State to Adopt the Death Penalty New York Crime Capital Punishment
1995
Nov 10
Nigerian Government Executes Civil Rights Activist Ken Saro-Wiwa Ken Saro-Wiwa Human Rights/Civil Rights BBC
CRIME
1865
Apr 26
John Wilkes Booth Is Shot and Dies in a Burning Barn John Wilkes Booth Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Notorious Americans
1881
Apr 30
Billy the Kid Kills Two Deputies, Escapes Mesilla, NM Jail Billy the Kid New Mexcio Crime Notorious Americans
1914
Apr 20
Colorado Militia Massacre Striking Coal Miners and Their Families Colorado Labor History Channel
1929
Feb 14
St. Valentine's Day Massacre: Capone's Gang Murders 7 Rivals Chicago Al Capone Crime
1946
May 02
Five Die in Alcatraz Prison Revolt Prisons
1946
May 04
Two-day Riot at San Francisco's Alcatraz Prison Leaves Five People Dead San Francisco Prisons
1969
Apr 17
Sirhan Sirhan Convicted for the Murder of Robert F. Kennedy Robert F. Kennedy Law and Legal Resources
1970
Jan 05
Body of Murdered Mine Labor Leader, Jock Yablonski Found in PA Farmhouse Pennsylvania Labor Crime History Channel
1971
Sept 13
Four-Day Attica State Prison Riot Ends: 37 Dead New York Prisons
1976
Mar 29
Ohio Guardsmen Indicted for Shooting Kent State Students Ohio Vietnam War Crime Law & Legal Resources
1978
Nov 27
San Francisco Mayor George Moscone Is Murdered San Francisco
1981
Mar 07
Disneyland's First Homicide: 18 year old Is Stabbed to Death California Walt Disney Crime
1993
Apr 19
FBI Storms Branch Dividian Compound in Waco, TX: 80 die Texas FBI Crime
1995
Apr 19
Bomb Destroys Oklahoma City Federal Building: 168 die Oklahoma Crime Terrorism
1997
Mar 12
Police Arrest Suspect for Fatal Shooting of Enis Cosby Los Angeles Bill Cosby
1997
Dec 12
Student Shoots 8 Classmates in Paducah, KY: 3 Die Kentucky Education School Violence
1998
Mar 16
Rwanda Mass Murder Trials Begin for 1994 Genocide That Killed 500,000 Rwanda Crime Law & Legal Resources
1999
Apr 20
Two Teenage Gunmen Kill 13 People at Columbine High School in Littleton, CO Columbine Massacre Education Gun Control
2001
May 02
Klansman Convicted of 1963 Bombing of 16th St. Baptist Church, Birmingham, AL 16th Street Chruch Bombing U.S. Civil Rights Movement African-American History Greenpeace
2002
Mar 02
Palestinian Suicide Bomber Kills 11 Israelis in Jerusalem Israel Terrorism
DISEASE
1918
Oct 22
Baltimore & Washington Run Out of Coffins Due to Influenza Pandemic Washington, D.C. Maryland 1918 Influenza Pandemic
1991
Dec 08
Florida's Kimberly Bergalis Dies of AIDS Contracted from Her Dentist Florida Health Care Professionals AIDS Historic Firsts
1997
Feb 02
U.S. Government Statistics Indicate Dramatic Decrease in AIDs-related Deaths U.S. Government AIDS Medical Research
GEOPOLITICAL/TERRORISM
1349
Feb 14
2,000 Jews burned at the stake in Strasbourg France Judaism France World History
1526
Apr 22
Slaves Revolt in Stono, SC - Dozens Die - Black & White South Carolina Slavery
1527
May 06
Mercenaries Sack Rome, Kill 4,000, Imprison Pope, Steal Art Italy The Vatican
1622
Mar 22
Powhattan Indians Massacre 347 Jamestown Settlers Jamestown, Virginia Native-American Studies Colonial America
1836
Mar 27
Mexican Army Executes 417 Texas Revolutionaries at Goliad Mexico Texas
1847
Jan 19
Mexican Rebels Kill New Mexico's Governor, Charles Bent Charles Bent New Mexico Mexico History Channel
1886
May 04
Haymarket Square Riot Breaks Out in Chicago: 8 Policemen Die Haymarket Square Riot Labor History Channel
1889
May 10
Riot in New York City's Astor Place Opera House Leaves 22 Dead New York City
1898
Nov 10
2,000 White Supremists Burn Black Businesses & Kill 9 in Willmington, NC North Carolina African-American History Racism
1901
Sept 19
New York Stock Exchange Closes to Honor Death of President McKinley President McKinley Markets & Investments U.S. History
1905
Jan 22
Czar's Troops Slaughter Hundreds of Peaceful Labor Protestors Russia Labor
1911
Sept 18
Russian Premier Piotr Stolypin Dies Four Days after Being Shot Russia
1916
Mar 09
Pancho Villa Leads Mexican Raid on Columbus, NM, Killing More Than a Dozen Pancho Villa New Mexico Terrorism
1916
Dec 16
Noblemen Murder Russian Monk Gregory Rasputin Russia Religion
1919
May 04
Chinese Students Protest Treaty of Versailles Extending Japanese Influence May Fourth Movement Japan Treaty of Versailles
1919
May 10
Charleston, SC Race Riot Leaves Two African-Americans Dead South Carolina Racism African-American History
1927
Nov 21
Colorado Police Kill 5 Striking Mine Workers Colorado Union Job Actions
1937
Dec 13
Japanese Begin Slaughter of 200,000 Chinese in Nanking Japan The Rape of Nanking
1941
Jan 22
First Mass Killing of Jews in Romania Nazi Germany Romania Judaism The Holocaust World War II
1941
Aug 18
Hitler Suspends Euthanasia of Mentally Ill and Handicapped Adolph Hitler Mental Health Special Education History Channel
1941
Aug 28
NAZI Gestapo Slaughters 23,000 Hungarian Jews in Ukraine Ukraine Hungary Judaism The Holocaust World War II
1941
Sept 29
Nazis Complete 2-day Slaughter of 33,000 Russian Jews at Babi Yar Nazi Germany Ukraine Judaism The Babi Yar Massacre United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
1942
Mar 11
First Deportation Train Leaves Paris for Auschewitz France The Holocaust Word War II
1944
Mar 27
2,000 Jews Murdered in Kaunas, Lithuania Lithuania Germany The Holocaust Judaism World War II
40 Jewish Policemen Shot by Gestapo in Riga, Latvia Latvia Germany The Holocaust Judaism World War II
1944
Oct 10
800 Gypsy Children Gassed to Death at Auschwitz Adolph Hitler The Holocaust World History
1944
Dec 13
Japanese Kamikaze Strikes USS Nashville: 138 Killed Japan Naval History World War II
1947
Feb 28
Troops of Chiang Kai-Shek Massacre Taiwan Citizen Protesters: 30,000 die Taiwan February 27 Holocaust
1947
Mar 29
Thousands Die in Madagascar Uprising Against the French  Madagascar France
1952
Jan 26
At Least 20 Killed in Anti-British Riots in Cairo, Egypt Egypt Great Britain BBC
1955
Aug 20
Anti-French Riots in Morocco & Algiers Leave Hundreds Dead France Morocco Algeria
1956
Dec 08
Troops Fire on 4,000 Hungarian Demonstrators in Salgotarjan: 47 Die, 80 Wounded Hungary Soviet Union
1960
Mar 21
Police Murder 70 Protesters in Sharpeville, S. Africa South Africa Apartheid
1963
Sept 15
Birmingham, AL Black 16th St. Baptist Church Bombed: 4 Young Girls Die 16th Street Chruch Bombing U.S. Civil Rights Movement African-American History
1968
Apr 06
U.S. Erupts in Racial Violence 2 Days after Dr. King's Assassination: Several Die Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. U.S. Civil Rights Movement BBC
1970
May 04
Four Kent State University Students Are Killed During Anti-War Demonstration Ohio Kent State University Vietnam War History Channel
1970
Oct 17
Quebec Cabinet Minister Found Murdered by FLQ Terrorists Canada Terrorism
1972
Jan 30
British Forces Kill 13 in Londonderry, N. Ireland Demonstration Ireland British History
1972
Mar 21
Khmer Rouge Shell Phnom Penh: 100 Civilians Die Cambodia
1973
Sept 11
Chilean President Salvador Allende Killed in Military Coup Chile
1976
Sept 26
Abu Nidal Terrorists Take 90 Hostages at a Damascus Hotel: 4 Hostages and All Terrorists die Syria War on Terrorism
1977
Mar 09
Hanafi Muslims Take 130 Hostages in Three Washington D.C. Buildings, Kill One Washington, D.C. Islam Terrorism
1977
Mar 11
34 Israelis Killed by Palestinians on the Tel Aviv-Haifa Highway Israel Palestine Terrorism
1977
Sept 05
Red Army Faction (RAF) Terrorists Kidnap and Kill West German Executive Germany Terrorism World History Baader-Meinhof
1977
Sept 12
South African Student Leader Steven Biko Dies in Prison South Africa
1978
Mar 11
Terrorists Attack Mail Truck in Tel Aviv, 45 Die Israel Terrorism
1978
May 04
South African Forces Attack the Namibian Town of Cassinga, Killing Hundreds Namibia South Africa
1978
Sept 09
Shah's Troops Open Fire on Iranian Protesters: Hundreds Killed Iran
1979
Mar 30
Northern Ireland Secretary Airey Neave Killed by a Car Bomb Northern Ireland Terrorism BBC
1981
May 05
Irish Republican Army's Bobby Sands Dies on 66th Day of Prison Hunger Strike Ireland Great Britain
1982
Sept 15
Lebanese Christians Kill Hundreds of Palestinian Refugees in Camp Nar Beirut Lebanon
Iran's Former Foreign Minister, Sadegh Ghotbzadeh, Executed for Treason Iran
1983
Apr 18
Suicide Bomber Kills 63 at US Embassy in Lebanon Lebanon Terrorism
1983
Sept 23
Bomb Destroys Omani Aircraft In Flight: 111 die Oman Air Disasters Terrorism
1983
Oct 09
21 Burmese and Korean Officials Killed in Rangoon by North Korean Bomb Burma South Korea North Korea Terrorism
1983
Oct 23
Islamic Jihad Bombings Kill 241 U.S. Marines & 58 French Paratroopers Lebanon War on Terrorism
1983
Nov 04
Arab Suicide Bomber Kills 40 Israeli Soldier in Lebanon Israel Lebanon Terrorism
1983
Dec 05
West Beirut Car Bomb Kills More Than a Dozen Lebanon Terrorism
1984
Apr 14
U.S. Diplomat Dennis Keough Is Killed in Namibia by a Booby Trap Bomb Namibia U.S. Government War on Terrorism
1984
Sept 20
Terrorist Van Explodes in Front of U.S. Embassy, Lebanon: 14 die Lebanon United States Government Terrorism
1985
Oct 08
Palestinian Hijackers of the Achille Lauro Kill a Wheelchair-bound American Italy Palestine War on Terrorism
1985
Nov 03
Two French Secret Agents Plead Guilty to Bombing Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior France Earth & Environmental Science Naval History BBC
1985
Nov 24
Egyptian Commandos Storm Hijacked Egyptair Jetliner in Malta: 60 die Malta Egypt Aviation History
1986
Sept 15
Bomb In Paris Main Police Headquarters Kills 1, Wounds 51 Paris Terrorism
1987
May 17
Iraqi Jet Attacks U.S.S. Stark: 37 American Sailors Die Iraq Naval History
1988
Mar 19
Two British Soldiers Are Lynched in Belfast, Northern Ireland Ireland Great Britain Terrorism
1989
Feb 16
Bomb Inside Cassette Player Cause of Pan Am Explosion over Scotland Scotland Pan Am 103 Disaster Terrorism
1989
Sept 19
Bomb Destroys UTA flight 772 in the Air over Niger: all on board die Niger Air Disasters Terrorism
1990
Oct 08
18 Arabs Died in Clashes with Israeli Police at Temple Mount Religious Site Israel
1991
Feb 25
US Barracks in Dhahran Saudi Arabia Hit by SCUD Missile: 28 Die Saudi Arabia Terrorism
1991
May 21
Suicide Bomber Assassinates Former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi Indian Political Leaders Terrorism
1991
Oct 08
Slave Burial Site Unearthed in Manhattan New York City Slavery
1995
Feb 25
Bomb Attack on Train in Assam India (27 Soldiers Killed) India Railroads Terrorism
1995
Apr 19
Bomb Destroys Oklahoma City Federal Building: 168 die Oklahoma Crime Terrorism
1996
Jan 31
Truck of Explosives Rams Sri Lanka Central Bank: 86 Die Sri Lanka Terrorism
1996
Feb 23
Relatives Murder the Husbands of Saddam Hussein's Two Daughters Iraq
1997
Aug 25
East German Leader, Egon Krenz, Sentenced for Murders of German Citizens The Berlin Wall Cold War Law & Legal Resources
1997
Nov 17
Six Militants Kill 62 at Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor, Egypt: Police Kill Attackers Egypt Terrorism BBC
1998
Nov 03
CIA Missile Kills Top al-Qaida Operative in Yemen Yemen War on Terrorism
1998
Nov 05
U.N. Announces Taliban Killing of 5,000 Civilians While Capturing Town United Nations Afghanistan Terrorism
1999
May 07
NATO Jet Mistakenly Bombs the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade: 3 die Yugoslavia China War
2001
Sept 11
Terrorist Attacks Destroy Both NYC World Trade Towers: 3,748 die New York City Case Study of September 11 Terrorism
Terrorists Crash Jet Airliner into the Pentagon: 189 die The Pentagon Case Study of September 11 Terrorism
Terrorists Hijacked Jetliner Crashes in Pennsylvania: 44 die Pennsylvania Case Study of September 11 Terrorism
2001
Dec 01
Two Suicide Bombers Kill 12 in Downtown Jerusalem Pedestrian Mall Israel War on Terrorism
2002
Mar 02
Palestinian Suicide Bomber Kills 11 Israelis in Jerusalem Israel Terrorism
2002
Mar 20
Lima, Peru Car Bomb Kills 9 in Advance Visit by President Bush Peru George W. Bush Terrorism
NATURAL DISASTER
526
May 20
Earthquake Hits Syria: 250,000 die Syria Earthquakes
1531
Feb 26
Earthquake in Lisbon, Portugal Kills 20,000 Portugal Earthquakes
1669
Mar 11
Mt. Etna Erupts, Killing 15,000 Sicily Volcanoes Volcano World, North Dakota State University
1669
Mar 25
Sicily's Mount Etna Erupts: 20,000 Die Sicily Volcanoes
1703
Nov 26
Britain's "Great Storm" Kills 8,000, Destroys the Eddystone Lighthouse British History Storms
1755
Nov 01
Earthquake Kills 50,000+ in Lisbon, Portugal Portugal Earthquake
1783
Feb 05
Earthquake Kills 50,000 in Calabria Italy Earthquakes University of Vienna
1797
Feb 04
Earthquake in Quito, Ecuador Kills 40,000 Ecuador Earthquakes
1812
Mar 26
Venezuela Earthquake Destroys Most of Caracas: 20,000 Die Venezuela Earthquake
1840
May 07
Tornado Strikes Natchex, MS: 300 die Mississippi Tornadoes
1850
Mar 29
Ireland's SS Royal Adelaide Sinks in Storm; 200 Die Ireland Naval History
1859
Mar 21
Earthquake Hits Tokyo; 100,000+ Die Japan Earthquakes
1871
Oct 08
Peshtigo, WI, Destroyed by Forest Fire. 1,000+ People Killed Wisconsin Fire Safety
1875
May 16
Earthquake Strikes Venezuela & Colombia: 16,000 die Earthquakes Venezuela Colombia
1883
Aug 26
Krakatoa Eruption Creates Tsunamis: 36,000+ die Krakatoa Volcanoes Tsunamis World History
1884
Feb 19
Tornados Kill 800 People in Seven U.S. States Tornados U.S. History
1888
Mar 11
Blizzard Hits U.S. Northeastern Seaboard (400 die) Snow Storms Meteorology
1888
Apr 30
Hailstorm Kills 246 in Moradabad, India India Storms
1896
May 15
Texas Tornado Kills 78 Texas Tornados
1896
May 27
Tornado Kills 255 in St. Louis and East St. Louis, IL Missouri Illinois Tornado
1900
Sept 08
Hurricane Hits Galveston, TX: Thousands Die Galveston, Texas Hurricanes Library of Congress
1902
May 08
Martinique's Mount Pelee Erupts: 40,000 die Martinique Volcanoes
1905
Apr 04
Earthquake in Kangra, India, Kills 370,000 India Earthquakes
1906
Apr 18
8.3 Earthquake Levels San Francisco: 3,000+ die San Francisco Earthquake
1907
Jan 14
Earthquake Kills Over 1,000 in Jamaica Jamaica Earthquakes
1915
Jan 13
Earthquake Strikes Avezzano, Italy: 30,000 die Italy Earthquakes
1920
Dec 16
8.6 Earthquake Hits China's Gansu Province: 200,000 Die China Earthquake
1925
Mar 18
Tornado Hits Missouri, Indiana, Illinois: 689 Die, 13,000 Injured Tornados Missouri Indiana Illinois
1928
Mar 13
California's St Francis Valley Dam Bursts: 450 Die California Dams
1931
Apr 30
Cyclone Strikes Bangladesh: 131,000+ die Bangladesh Hurricanes & Cyclones
1935
Sept 02
Hurricane Slams the Florida Keys: 423 die Florida Hurricanes
1936
Apr 05
Tornado Levels Tupelo, MS: 216 Die Mississsippi Tornados
1939
Jan 24
Earthquake Kills 30,000 in Concepcion Chile Chile Earthquakes
1947
Apr 09
Tornadoes Strike West Texas & Oklahoma: 169 Die Tornados Texas Oklahoma
1952
Mar 21
Tornados Ravage SE United States: 343 Die Tornados United States
1953
Jan 31
Hurricane-force Winds Flood Netherlands: 2,000 Die The Netherlands Huirricanes Floods
1953
Mar 18
Earthquake Strikes West Turkey: 250 Die Turkey Earthquake
1955
Aug 19
Hurricane Diane Causes Severe Flooding in U.S. Northeast: 200 Die Hurricanes Flooding
1959
Sept 27
Typhoon Vera Batters Japan's Honshu Island: Almost 5,000 die Japan Hurricanes & Typhoons
1960
May 22
9.5 Earthquake Strikes Chile: 2,000 dies Chile Earthquakes
1963
Mar 17
Mount Agung on Bali Erupts, Killing at Least 11,000 People Indonesia Volcanoes
1964
Mar 27
9.2 Earthquake Strikes Alaska (largest ever in the U.S.) - 15 Die Prince William Sound Earthquake Earthquakes
Tsunami Kills 110 Following Alaskan Earthquake Tsunamis
1965
Apr 11
40 Tornadoes Strike U.S. Midwest: 272 die, 5,000 injured Tornadoes
1965
Apr 29
Earthquake Hits Seattle: 5 die Washington Earthquakes
1967
Jan 14
Earthquake Kills 231 in Sicily Italy Earthquakes
1968
May 15
Tornado Strikes Jonesboro, Arkansas: 36 die Arkansas Tornados
1970
Mar 28
7.3 Earthquake Destroys 254 Villages in Turkey: 1,086 Die Turkey Earthquakes
1970
Nov 12
Cyclone /Tidal Wave Hits East Pakistan: 200,000 Die Pakistan Cyclones & Hurricanes Tidal Wave
1976
Nov 24
Earthquake Destroys Town of Muradiye, Turkey: 5,291 Die Turkey Earthquakes
1977
Mar 04
Earthquake in Romania Kills 1,541 Romania Earthquakes
1983
Aug 18
Hurricane Alicia Slams the Texas Coast: 22 Dead with $1+ Billion Damage Texas Hurricanes
1985
Sept 19
Mexico City Earthquake Kills Thousands Mexico City Earthquakes
1985
Nov 13
Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz Erupts - Mudslide Kills 23,000 Colombia Volcanoes
1986
Oct 10
1,500 Die in San Salvador Earthquake (7.5) El Salvador Earthquakes
1987
Mar 06
Earthquake Hits Ecuador: Kills 100 Ecuador Earthquake
1987
Oct 01
Eight Killed in Los Angeles Earthquake Los Angeles Earthquakes
1988
Feb 04
6.1 Earthquake Kills 4,500 in Afghanistan Afghanistan Earthquakes
1991
Apr 30
Cyclone Kills 125,000 in Bangladesh Bangladesh Hurricanes & Cyclones
1992
Mar 13
Earthquake in Turkey Kills More than 1,000 Turkey Earthquakes
1993
Mar 12
East Coast of North America Hit by Winter Storm: 110 Die Storms Snow
1993
Sept 30
6.4 Earthquake Strike Southern India: 10,000 die India Earthquake
1994
Jan 17
6.7 Los Angeles-area Earthquake Kills at Least 60 Los Angeles Earthquakes
1994
Mar 27
Piedmont, Alabama Church Collapses in Tornado: 14 Die Tornados Alabama
1994
Aug 18
Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Stirkes Mascara Region of Western Algeria: 120 die Algeria Earthquakes
1995
Jan 17
Kobe, Japan Suffers 7.2 Earthquake: 5,300 Die Japan Earthquakes
1995
Nov 03
Typhoon Angela Kills 880 People in the Philippines The Philippines Typhoons & Hurricanes
1996
Jan 07
Historic Blizzard Hits Eastern U.S.: 100+ Die Snow Storms
1996
May 14
Tornado Destroys 80 Bangladesh Villages: 400 die Bangladesh Tornados
1997
May 10
Earthquake Hits Northeast Iran: 2,400 die Iran Earthquakes
1997
May 19
Cyclone Kills 105 and Damages 400,000 Homes in Bangladesh Bangladesh Hurricanes and Cyclones
1998
Jan 26
Earthquake Kills 13,000 on Indian Subcontinent India Earthquake
1998
May 30
Earthquake in Northern Afghanistan Kills 5,000 Afghanistan Earthquakes
1998
Oct 15
Typhoon Zeb Kills 24 in The Philippines The Philippines Hurricanes & Typhoons
1999
Jan 25
Colombian Earthquake Leaves Hundreds Dead Colombia Earthquake BBC
2001
Jan 13
Earthquake of 7.6 Magnitude Stikes El Salvador: 840 die El Salvador Earthquakes
2002
Mar 25
6.1 Earthquake Devastates Nahrin, Afghanistan: 800 Die Afghanistan Earthquakes
2003
May 21
6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Algeria: 1,000+ die Algeria Earthquakes
2004
Dec 26
Indian Ocean Tsunami Kills 150,000+ 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami
SUICIDE
30 B.C.
Aug 30
Cleopatra Commits Suicide with Snake Bite Ancient Egypt
1644
Mar 19
200 Members of Peking Imperial Court Commit Suicide Chinese History
1945
Apr 30
Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun Commit Suicide in Hitler's Bunker Adolph Hitler World War II
1945
Dec 16
Prince Fumimaro Kono Commits Suicide to Escape War Crimes Charges Japan War Crimes
1946
Oct 15
Nazi Leader Herman Goering Kills Himself in Prison with Cyanide Herman Goering World War II War Crimes
1991
May 21
Suicide Bomber Assassinates Former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi Indian Political Leaders Terrorism
1999
Apr 13
Dr. Jack Kervorkian Sentenced 10-25 Years in Prison for Televised Assisted Suicide Notorious People of Michigan Health Care Crime Television
2002
Mar 02
Palestinian Suicide Bomber Kills 11 Israelis in Jerusalem Israel Terrorism
WAR
1315
Nov 15
Swiss Soldiers Slaughter Austrians in the Battle of Morgarten Switzerland Austria War
1477
Jan 05
Swiss Defeat and Kill Charles the Bold at the Battle of Nancy Switzerland  War
1760
Nov 03
Frederick the Great of Prussia Defeats Austrians at Torgau: 13,000 Prussians Die European History Seven Years War
1798
May 26
The British Kill About 500 Irish Insurgents At the Battle of Tara Great Britain Ireland The Irish Rebellion
1862
Sept 17
Antietam Is Bloodiest Battle in U.S. History: 23,000 Killed, Wounded, Missing Maryland Battle of Antietam U.S. History
1868
May 30
The U.S. Celebrates Its First Memorial Day Memorial Day War Historic Firsts
1870
Aug 18
Prussians Defeat the French at Gravelotte: 30,000 die Germany France War
1910
Sept 04
First American Is Killed in World War I World War I
1914
Sept 05
The Battle of the Marne Begins: 500,000 Will Die World War I
1915
Mar 18
French Battleship Bouvet Explodes, 640 Killed France WWI Naval History
1915
May 07
Germans Sink British Passenger Ship Lusitania: 1,100+ die Germany Great Britain Naval History Sinking of the Lusitania
1920
Mar 18
Steamer Hong Kong Runs Aground Off Swatow, China: 1,000 Die China WWI Naval History
1921
Nov 11
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery War Veterans Day
1941
May 27
British Sink German Battleship Bismarck Off Coast of France: 2,300 die Great Britain Nazi Germany The Bismarck World War II
1941
Nov 25
German U-boat Sinks British Battleship Barham, Killing 848 Great Britain Germany Naval History World War II
1942
Mar 11
First Deportation Train Leaves Paris for Auschewitz France The Holocaust Word War II
1942
Aug 25
War Mission Plane Crash Kills Duke of Kent, Brother of King George VI Great Britain British Monarchy World War II Air Disasters
1942
Nov 15
Five Sullivan Brothers are Killed in Action Aboard USS Juneau World War II
1943
Jan 31
Germans Surrender Stalingrad (160,000 killed, 90,000 prisoners) Germany Soviet Union World War II
1943
Oct 07
Japanese Execute 96 American Prisoners of War on Wake Island The United States Japan World War II War Crimes
1944
Jan 11
German POW Murdered By NAZI Enforcers in Texas Internment Camp NAZI Germany Texas World War II Prisoners of War History Channel
1944
Sept 08
The First German V-2 Rocket Hits London Destroying Homes & Killing 3 England NAZI Germany
1944
Nov 12
U.S. Fighters Destroy Japanese Convoy: 8,000 Killed United States Japan Naval History World War II
1944
Nov 25
German V-2 Rocket Kills 160 Shoppers at British Woolworth Department Store Great Britain Germany World War II
1945
Feb 13
Allies Firebomb Dresden, Germany for Four Days: 50,000 Die Germany Aviation History World War II
1945
Mar 09
U.S. B-29 Bombers Attack Japan Causing Widespread Devastation Japan Aviation History World War II
1945
Mar 10
300 U.S. B-29 Bombers Firestorm Tokyo, Killing 100,000 people. Japan Aviation History World War II
1945
Mar 19
Kamikaze Attacks USS Franklin off Japan: 800 Die World War II Aviation History Naval History
1945
Mar 26
4,500 Americans & 22,000 Japanese Die at Iwo Jima Japan United States World War II
1945
May 05
A Japanese Balloon Bomb Explodes on Gearhart Mountain, Oregon, Killing Six Japan Oregon Hot Air Balloons World War II
1958
May 30
Unidentified WWII & Koren War Soldiers Buried at Arlington Arlington National Cemetary World War II Korean War
1965
Feb 10
Viet Cong Guerrillas Blow Up the U.S. Barracks at Qui Nhon: 23 Americans Die Vietnam War History Channel
1965
Nov 24
U.S. Casualty Rates Hit News Highs in Vietnam: 710 Dead over Past Two Weeks Vietnam War History Channel
1968
Mar 16
Lt. Calley's U.S. Troops Massacre at Least 100 Villagers at My Lai, Vietnam My Lai Massacre War Crimes
1975
Apr 13
Civil War Breaks Out in Lebanon When Gunmen Kill 4 Christian Phalangists Lebanon Religion War
1975
May 15
Kelton Turner Last American Soldier Killed in Vietnam War Vietnam War
1976
Aug 18
Two American Soldiers Killed by North Koreans in Skirmish at Panmunjom Korea The Cold War
1982
May 04
Argentine Air-fired Missile Sinks Britian's HMS Sheffield: 268 Crew Die Argentina Great Britain Falkland Islands War The BBC
1982
May 25
Argentine Missiles Strike Two British Ships: Dozens Die Argentina Great Britain Naval History 1982 Falklands War
1984
May 28
President Reagan Leads Funeral for Unidentified Soldier Ronald Reagan Vietnam War Arlington Cemetary
1989
Apr 13
Six Killed in Israeli Raid on West Bank Village Palestine Israel War BBC
1997
Oct 18
Monument to U.S. Servicewomen Dedicated at Arlington National Cemetary Arlington National Cemetary Women
1999
May 07
NATO Jet Mistakenly Bombs the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade: 3 die Yugoslavia China War
WORLD LEADERS
1610
May 14
French King Henri IV Assassinated by Fanatical Monk France
1881
Mar 13
Tsar Alexander II Assassinated by Bomb Thrown at Him Russia
1841
Apr 04
President William Henry Harrison Dies in Office William Henry Harrison The American Presidency
1921
Nov 04
Japan Prime Minister, Takashi Hara, Assassinated by Conservative Fanatic Japan War on Terrorism
1934
Oct 09
King Alexander of Yugoslavia Is Assassinated in France Yugoslavia France European History
1945
Apr 15
President Franklin Roosevelt Is Buried at Hyde Park, NY New York Franklin Roosevelt The American Presidency
1945
Apr 30
Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun Commit Suicide in Hitler's Bunker Adolph Hitler World War II
1948
Jan 30
Mohandas Gandhi Is Assassinated Mohandas Gandhi
1963
Nov 22
President John F. Kennedy Is Assassinated in Dallas, Texas Texas Assassination of President Kennedy U.S. History
1969
Feb 03
Mozambique President Mondlane Assassinated by Secret Police Mail Bomb Eduardo Mondlane African History Mozambique News Agency
1981
Oct 06
Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat Assassinated Reviewing Military Parade Egypt 1978 Nobel Laureate for Peace Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
1984
Oct 31
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi Is Assassinated by Her Own Sikh Bodyguards Indira Gandhi
1986
Feb 28
Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme Is Assassinated in Stockholm Sweden
1989
Nov 22
Lebanon's Newly-elected President, Rene Muawad, Is Assassinated Lebanon
1991
May 21
Suicide Bomber Assassinates Former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi Indian Political Leaders Terrorism
1995
Nov 04
Israeli Conservative Extremeist Assassinates Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin Yitzhak Rabin War on Terrorism
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