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List of terrorist incidents

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Terrorism
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Definition
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The following is a timeline of acts and failed attempts that can be considered terrorism. Massacres more generally are listed chronologically at List of massacres; assassinations are listed by location at List of assassinated people.

Note: there is no single accepted definition of terrorism in common use. Incidents listed here are commonly called terrorism, or meet some of the commonly used criteria.

Contents

Pre-11th century

  • 1st Century - The Sicarii and other groups generically termed Zealots begin a covert campaign against the Roman occupation of Judea, characterized by assassinations of "collaborators".[1] (http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/08/19/earlyshow/leisure/books/main569179.shtml)
  • 661 - Ali ibn Abi Talib assassinated by Kharijites.[2] (http://www.victorynewsmagazine.com/IslamNotSourceTerrorism.htm)

11th-18th century

19th century

1900s-1940s

1950s

1960s

1970s

1970

1971

1972

1973

1974

1975

  • January 24: FALN bomb the Fraunces Tavern, killing four and injuring more than 50
  • March 5: PLO gunmen from Lebanon take dozens of hostages at the Tel Aviv Savoy Hotel eventually killing eight hostages and three IDF soldiers, and wounding 11 hostages.
  • July 31: Three members of Ireland's popular Miami Showband killed in UVF gun attack.

1976

1977

1978

1979

  • July 29: Basque ETA members bomb two railway stations in Madrid, killing 7.
  • August 27: Lord Mountbatten and three others are killed by IRA bomb on board his boat off Mullaghmore. The same day two IRA bombs kill 18 British Soldiers near Warrenpoint. After the explosions a heavy gun battle ensued between the Soldiers and the Bombers firing from their position inside the border with the Republic of Ireland. One civilian was caught in the crossfire and killed.

1980s

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990s

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000s

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

See also

External links, resources, references

fr:Attentat nl:Lijst van terroristische aanslagen zh-cn:恐怖活动 de:Chronik der Attentate in der Welt

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