Calendar of Significant Dates
Lebanon – Bombing of U.S. Embassy in Beirut killing 63, injuring hundreds. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility.
Zimbabwe – Independence Day
United States – End of Branch Davidian Siege near Waco, Texas.
United States – Oklahoma City Bombing killing 168 people and injuring hundreds more.
Colombia – Founding of “April 19 Movement (M-19)” formerly leftist terrorist group, now a legitimate political party.
South Korea – Students` Day commemorates resignation of president Syngman Rhee.
Namibia – Founding of South West Africa People`s Organization (SWAPO) former rebel group now legitimate and dominant political party.
Sierra Leone – Proclamation of the Republic