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List of terrorist incidents
Acts generally internationally referred to as terrorism.
* 1856, 1858, 1859, raids by John Brown in his fight against slavery.
* 1865 - 1882 Jesse James and his gang attack "Northern" railroads and
banks in personal continuation of the American Civil War
* 1946 Bombing of King David Hotel, the British HQ, by the Jewish
* 1948 Deir Yassin massacre
* 1953 Qibya massacre
* 1963 A member of the Ku Klux Klan opposed to civil rights in
Birmingham, Alabama bombed the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. Four
girls were killed.
* 1969 A bomb in a Bank killed 16 people in Milan
* 1970 October Crisis (Quebec): FLQ murder of Pierre Laporte, kidnapping
of James Cross
* 1972 Munich Olympic Massacre
* 1972 Bloody Friday nine are killed and many injured as Provisional
Irish Republican Army (IRA) set of 22 bombs.
* 1974 Guildford pub bombing by the IRA leaves 5 dead and 44 injured.
* 1974 Birmingham pub bombing by the IRA kills 19 dead, 182 people are
* 1974 Maalot Massacre at the Maalot High School in Northern Israel
* 1976 Hijacking of Tel-Aviv-Paris Flight 139 and the following Operation
* 1976 UVF detonate a car bomb in Monaghan
* 1976 UVF detonate a car bomb in Dublin
* 1976 Orlando Letelier assassinated in Washington by Chilean government
* 1978 - 1995 The Unabomber, Theodore Kaczynski kills three and injures
29 in a string of anti-technology bombings
* 1978 Palestinian terrorists on the Tel Aviv Haifa highway kill 34
* 1979 Lord Mountbatten and three others are killed by IRA
* 1980 Archbishop Oscar Romero assassinated by Death squads in El
* 1980 Four US nuns killed by Death squads in El Salvador
* 1980 A bomb in a railway station killed more than 80 people in Bologna
* 1982 Two bombs in Hyde Park and Regent's Park, London by the IRA killl
8 members of the Household Cavalry and the Royal Green Jackets seven
horses are also killed.
* 1983 Harrods bomb by the IRA. Six are killed (including three police
officers) and 90 wounded during Christmas shopping at the West London
* 1984 IRA bomb in the Grand Hotel Brighton 5 are killed in an attempt to
kill members of the British cabinet.
* 1985 TWA 847 hijacking
* 1985 - Palestinian guerrillas kill twenty people inside Rome and Vienna
* 1985 Achille Lauro cruise ship hijacking by Palestinian Liberation
* 1985 IRA mortar attack kills nine soldiers in Newry
* 1986 New Year's Eve fire at the Dupont Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto
Rico, claimed 97 lives, mainly in the casino area. Fire set by 3 hotel
workers, trying to make tourists stay away from Puerto Rico as a
protest to their working wages.
* 1987 Enniskillen massacre. Remembrance Day parade in Enniskillen,
County Fermanagh is bombed by the IRA and 11 are killed and 63 injured
* 1988 1988 Pan Am 103 (Lockerbie)
* 1989 Ten Royal Marines bandsmen are killed and 22 injured when base in
Deal, Kent is bombed by the IRA.
* 1989 UTA Flight UT-772
* 1990 A series of car bombings directed by the IRA in Northern Ireland
leave 7 people dead and 37 wounded.
* 1991 Two IRA members are killed by their own bomb in St Albans.
* 1992 Eight Protestant builders killed by an IRA bomb on their way to
work at an Army base near Omagh.
* 1993 World Trade Center bombing
* 1993 IRA bomb in Warrington kills two children.
* 1993 IRA detonate a huge truck bomb in the City of London at
Bishopsgate, killing two and causing approximately £350m of damage.
* 1993 A bomb at a fish and chip shop on the Protestant Shankill Road,
Belfast kills 10 people, including two children.
* 1994 Flight AF 8969 Alger-Paris hijacked by Muslims who planned to
crash the plane on Paris but didn't succeed.
* 1995 1995 Tokyo Sarin Attack
* 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
* 1996 A series of four suicide bombings in Israel leave 67 dead and 161
wounded within 10 days.
* 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing, killing one and wounding 111.
* 1996 IRA break their cease-fire and kill two in a bomb at the Canary
Wharf towers in London.
* 1996 Manchester bombing by IRA
* 1997 Khobar Towers bombing
* 1998 U.S. embassy bombings
* 1998 Omagh bombing by the so-called "Real IRA" kills 29.
* 1999 Gunmen opened fire on Shiite Muslims worshipping in an Islamabad
mosque killing 16 people injuring 25.
* 2000-2002 Israel is subjected to a campaign of attacks on civilians
that leave 400 dead.
* 2001 September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack kills thousands in New York,
and hundreds in Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania
* 2002 June 14 terrorist attack outside US Consulate in Karachi
* 2002 Limburg tanker bombing in Yemen
* 2002 Bali car bombing of holidaymakers
* 2002 Zamboanga bombings in the Philippines
* 2002 Moscow theatre siege
* 2002 Kenyan hotel bombing
* 2003 double suicide bombing in Tel Aviv, 22 dead, about 100 wounded
* May 12, 2003 - Suicide bombings of a United States expat housing
compound in Saudi Arabia killed 29 and injured 160 in 4 attacks.
* May 16, 2003 - Suicide bombing in Casablanca, Morocco leaves 31 dead.
The attack involved 12 bombers and 5 targets. The targets were "Western
and Jewish". Attack attributed to al-Assirat al-Moustaquim, a Moroccon
group but "al-Queda influence not ruled out."