April 24, 2004

Today / April 24

by PG

In 1916, the Easter Uprising, an Irish rebellion, begins; in 1975, the Baader-Meinhof Gang blow up the West German embassy in Stockholm; in 1980, an attempt to rescue the American hostages from the embassy in Tehran ends with eight American servicemen dead and no hostages freed; in 1993, an IRA bomb devastates City of London; and in 1996, the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 is introduced in America.

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