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Mark AntonyApr 14, -43

MacbethAug 15, 1040

Jesse JamesSep 27, 1864

George Armstrong CusterAug 4, 1873

The Red BaronApr 21, 1918

Al CaponeFeb 14, 1929

Clyde BarrowAug 5, 1932

HitlerSep 16, 1941

Aldo MoroMar 16, 1978

John F. Kennedy JrJul 16, 1999

John Paul IIJun 27, 2001

Osama bin LadenMay 2, 2011

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Killed - Historical Events
Date Event
43

Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Mutina, defeats the forces of the consul Pansa, who is killed.

43

Battle of Mutina: Mark Antony is again defeated in battle by Aulus Hirtius, who is killed. Antony fails to capture Mutina and Decimus Brutus is murdered shortly after.

BC
AD
251-07-01

The Battle of Abrittus is won by the Goths against the Romans. Roman Emperors Decius and Herennius Etruscus are killed.

350-06-30

Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, is defeated and killed by troops of the usurper Magnentius, in Rome.

363-06-26

Roman Emperor Julian is killed during the retreat from the Sassanid Empire. General Jovian is proclaimed Emperor by the troops on the battlefield.

644-11-03

Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim caliph, is killed by a Persian slave in Medina.

680-10-10

Al-Hussein (Al-Ḥusayn ibn) and his followers killed at Karbala by army of Yazid, the Umayyad caliph, on the way to Kufa

923-06-15

Battle of Soissons: King Robert I of France is killed and King Charles the Simple is arrested by the supporters of Duke Rudolph of Burgundy.

1040-08-15

King Duncan I of Scotland killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth (not murdered in his sleep as per Shakespeare's play). The latter does succeed him as King.

1066-09-25

The Battle of Stamford Bridge; an English army under King Harold Godwinson beat the invading Norwegians led by King Harald Hardrada and Harold's brother Tostig, who were both killed. Three weeks later Harold died fighting the Normans at Hastings.

1074-02-07

Battle of Montesarchio in which the prince of Benevento, Pandulf IV, is killed battling the encroaching Normans.

1100-08-02

King William II of England (William Rufus) is killed by an arrow shot by Sir Walter Tyrell while hunting in the New Forest.

1149-06-29

Raymond of Antioch is defeated and killed at the Battle of Inab by Nur ad-Din.

1157-10-23

The Battle of Grathe Heath ends the civil war in Denmark. King Sweyn III is killed and Valdemar I restores the country.

1179-06-19

The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Earl Erling Skakke is killed, and the battle changes the tide of the civil wars.

1184-06-15

King Magnus V of Norway is killed at the battle of Fimreite.

1189-10-01

Gerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar since 1184, is killed in the Siege of Acre.

1217-09-21

The Estonian tribal leader Lembitu of Lehola was killed in a battle against Teutonic Knights.

1219-01-16

Floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed

1282-12-11

Llywelyn ab Gruffydd/Llywelyn the Last (b. c.1228), the last native Prince of Wales, is killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, south Wales. Reigned from 1259

1293-05-20

Earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed

1298-06-25

Rindfleisch Persecutions-250 Jews killed in Rothenburg Germany

1306-03-25

Robert the Bruce crowned Robert I, King of Scots, having killed his rival John Comyn, Lord of Badenoch

1349-03-21

3,000 Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany

1349-08-24

6,000 Jews, blamed for the Plague, are killed in Mainz

1355-05-07

1,200 Jews of Toledo Spain killed by Count Henry of Trastamara

1382-11-27

Battle of Westrozebeke/Roosebeke. French army defeats the Flemish army. Flemish leader Philip Van Artevelde killed and corpse displayed

1391-08-05

Castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed

1419-07-30

First defenestration of Prague: anti-Catholic Hussites, followers of executed reformer Jan Hus, storm the Prague town hall and throw the judge, mayor and several city council members (either 7 or 13) out the windows. They all either died in the fall or were killed by the crowd outside.

1460-12-30

Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield (Northern England), Duke of York killed and his forces soundly defeated by forces for King Henry VI

1477-01-05

Battle at Nancy, Burgundy vs Switz, 7000 + killed including their leader Charles Duke of Burgundy

1509-09-27

Storm ravages Flemish/Dutch/Friese coast, 1000s killed

1525-02-24

Battle of Pavia: Holy Roman Emperor Charles V's troops beat the French. French King Francois I captured, 15,000 killed/wounded

1531-10-11

Huldrych Zwingli Swiss reformation leader is killed at the Battle at Kappel

1545-04-12

French King Francois I orders protestants of Vaudois to be killed

1552-01-12

Dutch west coast hit by heavy storm, 100s killed

1568-05-23

Battle of Heiligerlee, Groningen: Dutch rebels beat Spanish, thousands killed

1578-08-04

Battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed

1593-12-24

Storm hits Texel: 40 ships hit, 500 killed

1597-02-05

A group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society.

1603-10-20

Chinese uprising in Philippines fails after 23,000 killed

1618-09-04

"Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs, Switzerland, 1,500 killed

1628-08-10

Wasa sinks at Stockholm, 50 killed

1634-10-11

the Burchardi flood — "the second Grote Mandrenke" killed around 15,000 men in North Friesland, Denmark and Germany.

1641-01-14

United East Indian Company conquerors city of Malakka, 7,000 killed

1642-12-19

4 of Tasman's crew are killed at Wharewharangi (Murderers) Bay by Māori; Tasman's ships depart without landing

1656-09-22

All female jury hears case of woman who killed her child (acquit her)

1676-06-01

Battle of Öland - a naval battle between allied Danish-Dutch and Swedish fleets in the Baltic Sea, part of the Scanian War (1675—79) for supremacy over the southern Baltic. Allied victory, two Swedish commanders killed.

1688-07-19

Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo

1692-02-13

Glencoe Massacre : about 78 MacDonalds are killed early in the morning by rival Campbell clan members, allegedly for not promptly pledging allegiance to the new king, William of Orange.

1694-06-08

English troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed)

1703-11-26

Great storm of 1703 hits Southern England (NS 7 Dec) - thousands killed, Royal Navy losses 13 ships and around 1,500 seamen

1706-05-23

Battle of Ramillies: John Churchill (1st Duke of Marlborough) defeats French; 17,000 killed

1717-12-25

Floods ravage Dutch coast provinces, thousands killed

1739-09-09

Slave revolt in Stono SC led by Jemmy (25 whites killed)

1748-06-28

Riot after public execution in Amsterdam, 200+ killed

1752-01-03

East Indies invasion "Geldermalsen" leaves at Malakka: 92 killed

1758-08-14

Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beats Russia, 1000s killed

1760-02-16

Native American hostages killed in Fort Prince George, SC

1765-09-21

Antoine de Beauterne announces he had killed the Beast of Gévaudan, but was later proved wrong by more attacks.

1772-05-11

Amsterdam theater destroyed by fire, 18 killed

1772-06-12

Marion du Fresne is killed at Tacoury's Cove, Bay of Islands, New Zealand, by local Māori

1791-11-03

Battle at Wabash: indians assault general St Clair/killed 637 soldiers

1792-08-29

British man o'war HMS Royal George capsizes at Spithead; more than 800 killed

1794-01-11

Robert Forsythe, a U.S. Marshal is killed in Augusta, Georgia when trying to serve court papers, the first US marshal to die while carrying out his duties.

1799-05-04

Fourth Anglo-Mysore War: The Battle of Seringapatam: The siege of Seringapatam ends when the city is assaulted and the Tipu Sultan killed by the besieging British army, under the command of General George Harris.

1805-10-21

Battle of Trafalgar, British Admiral Nelson defeats French & Spanish fleet but shot and killed

1813-04-27

Americans under Gen Pike capture Toronto; Pike is killed

1815-04-06

English militia shoots prisoners, 100's killed

1819-08-16

Peterloo Massacre, Manchester, England: cavalry charges demonstrators.15 people killed and 400—700 injured

1826-07-30

Java prince Dipo Negoro surprise attacks Dutch colony, 82 killed

1828-12-28

6.8 earthquake strikes Echigo Japan, 30,000 killed

1830-09-27

Dutch army leaves Brussels, after 100s killed

1834-10-28

The Battle of Pinjarra occurs in the Swan River Colony in present-day Pinjarra, Western Australia. Between 14 and 40 Aborigines are killed by British colonists.

1835-11-19

A ship carrying 500 armed Maori from Ngati Tama and Ngati Mutunga arrives on the Chatham Islands; those Moriori (indigenous people of the Chatham Islands) that are not killed are enslaved

1836-02-23

Alamo besieged for 13 days until 6th March by Mexican army under General Santa Anna; entire garrison eventually killed

1838-02-16

Weenen Massacre: Hundreds of Voortrekkers along the Blaukraans River, Natal are killed by Zulus.

1844-07-03

The last pair of Great Auks is killed.

1849-05-10

Pack destroys Astor Place opera house in NYC (22 killed)

1853-07-25

Joaquin Murietta, the famous Californio bandit known as "Robin Hood of El Dorado", is killed.

1854-12-03

Eureka Stockade: In what is claimed by many to be the birth of Australian democracy, more than 20 goldminers at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia are killed by state troopers in an uprising over mining licences.

1855-06-17

Heavy French/British bombing of Sebastopol, Crimea: 2,000+ killed

1861-04-19

Baltimore riots-4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed

1861-08-10

Battle of Wilson's Creek (Oak Hills) Missouri during US Civil War - General Lyon killed

1862-03-07

Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Day 2, Gens McCulloch & McIntosh killed

1862-09-17

American Civil War: The Allegheny Arsenal explosion results in the single largest civilian disaster during the war; 78 workers killed.

1863-10-28

Battle at Wauhatchie, Georgia: 865 killed or injured

1863-12-08

2,500 reported killed as result of fire at Jesuit Church of La Compana Santiago Chile

1864-04-29

Battle of Gate Pa (Pukehinahina): 1,700 British troops suffer their worst defeat of the New Zealand Wars at the hands of 230 entrenched Maori warriors in Tauranga, leaving 31 British troops dead and 80 wounded. Maori losses were 25 killed and an unknown number wounded.

1864-04-30

Battle of Jenkin's Ferry, Arkansas; Gen W R Scurry is killed

1864-05-20

Battle at Ware Bottom Church, Virginia, 1,400 killed or injured

1864-05-20

Spotsylvania campaign ends after 10,920 killed/injured

1864-06-29

Grand Trunk Railway accident; 100 killed

1864-07-20

Battle at Stephenson's Depot Virginia: 200 killed or injured

1864-09-27

Battle at Pilot Knob (Ft Davidson) American Civil War, Missouri: 1700 killed/injured

1864-09-27

Jesse James' gang surprise attack train: 150 killed

1864-10-01

Cyclone strikes Calcutta: 70,000 killed

1865-03-29

-Apr 9th], Appomattox campaign, VA, 7582 killed

1865-05-13

Battle of Palmito Ranch, near Brownsville, Texas: final engagement of the American Civil War, Private John Jefferson Williams of B Company, 34th Regiment Indiana Infantry is last man killed

1868-09-28

Opelousas Massacre at St Landry Parish Louisiana (200 blacks killed)

1870-01-23

173 Blackfoot (140 women & children) killed in Montana by US Army

1871-09-07

Bay of Biscay: British warship HMS Captain capsizes, 500 killed

1871-10-11

Great Chicago Fire is finally extinguished after 3 days, 300 killed

1873-04-13

Colfax Massacre in Grant Parish Louisiana (60 blacks killed)

1873-08-04

Indian Wars: whilst protecting a railroad survey party in Montana, the United States 7th Cavalry, under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer, clashes for the first time with the Sioux (near the Tongue River; only one man on each side is killed).

1875-05-07

German SS Schiller sinks near Scilly Islands, 312 killed

1876-06-02

Hristo Botev, a Bulgarian poet and national revolutionary, is killed in Stara Planina

1876-06-25

Battle of the Little Bighorn: 7th Cavalry under Lieutenant Colonel (sometime Brevet Major General) George Armstrong Custer wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne, Custer killed

1876-08-24

Riot abolishes fairs in Amsterdam, 2 killed

1876-10-16

Race riot at Cainhoy SC (5 whites & 1 black killed)

1878-05-31

German battleship SMS Grosser Kurfürst sinks, 284 killed

1878-12-18

French SS Byzantin sinks after collision in Dardanellen, 210 killed

1879-06-01

Napoleon Eugene, the last dynastic Bonaparte, is killed serving with British forces in the Anglo-Zulu War. He is buried in Farnborough, Hampshire.

1879-10-08

War of the Pacific: the Chilean Navy defeats the Peruvian Navy in the Battle of Angamos, Peruvian Admiral Miguel Grau is killed in the encounter.

1882-04-03

American Old West: Outlaw Jesse James is killed by Robert Ford.

1882-05-06

Thomas Henry Burke and Lord Frederick Cavendish are stabbed and killed during the Phoenix Park Murders in Dublin.

1882-05-13

Toba indians killed 20 members of French expedition

1883-11-03

Race riots in Danville Virginia (4 blacks killed)

1884-09-26

Suriname army shoots on British-Indian contract workers, 7 killed

1885-01-19

Battle at Abu Klea Sudan: 800-1000 killed

1886-03-17

Carrollton Massacre, (Mississippi) 20 African Americans killed

1888-04-20

246 reported killed by hail in Moradabad, India

1889-06-12

88 are killed in the Armagh rail disaster near Armagh in what is now Northern Ireland.

1891-01-01

French troops occupy Nioro, West-Sudan, 3000 killed

1891-04-11

8 year old Jewish tailor's daughter disappears in Greece, rumor spreads that she was a Christian girl ritually killed by Jews

1891-05-07

Battle in Bunyoro: Capt F Lugard stops Moslem rebellion, 300 killed

1892-11-23

Battle of Lomani Congo: Belgian unit beats Arabs, 1000-3000 killed

1893-03-09

Congo cannibals killed 1000s of Arabs

1893-03-10

New Mexico State University cancels its 1st graduation ceremony; its only graduand Sam Steele was robbed & killed the night before

1893-12-11

11 fishing ships wash up at Wadden Sea, 22 killed

1894-03-24

37 miners killed at Franklin, WA

1894-04-05

11 strikers killed in riot at Connellsville, Penn

1894-07-16

Many negro miners in Alabama killed by striking white miners

1894-08-25

-26] Balinese troops assault Dutch army, 97 killed

1895-01-29

King Koko's Kopermannen assault on Akassa Niger, 100's killed

1895-01-30

SS Elbe sinks after collision in North Sea, 332 killed

1895-08-19

American frontier murderer and outlaw, John Wesley Hardin, is killed by an off-duty policeman in a saloon in El Paso, Texas.

1896-06-15

Tsunami strikes Shinto festival on beach at Sanriku Japan 27,000 are killed, 9,000 injured, with 13,000 houses destroyed

1898-11-10

Race riot in Wilmington NC (8 blacks killed)

1898-11-26

SS Portland "The Titanic of New England" leaves for Cape Cod, shipwrecked off Cape Ann, all 192 on board killed

1899-12-26

Mafeking: Bathe-Powells failed assault up fort Game Tree: 24 killed

1900-01-06

Boers attack at Ladysmith, about 1,000 killed or injured

1900-01-29

Boers under Joubert beat British at Spionkop Natal, 2,000 killed

1900-02-18

Battle at Paardeberg, 1,270 British killed/injured

1900-03-31

At " Surprise of Sanna's Post" in the Second Boer War 150 troops under Brigadier General Robert Broadwood were killed.

1900-05-12

Boer attack under Sarel Eloff, about 70 killed

1900-05-17

In China, three villages within 100 miles of Peking are burned by Boxers and 60 Chinese Christians killed.

1900-06-20

Baron Von Ketteler, German Minister, decides to go to the Chinese authorities to demand more guards for European protection from Boxers and is killed by Boxers en route

1900-07-24

Race riot in New Orleans, 2 white policemen killed

1900-09-08

6,000 killed when a hurricane & tidal wave strikes Galveston, Texas

1901-02-02

Mexican government troops are ambushed by Yaqui Indians, 100 killed

1901-09-28

Guerrilla's assault unarmed US soldiers in Balangiga Phil, 38 killed

1902-01-27

5 workers killed on explosion during IRT subway construction (NYC)

1902-04-08

Growing unrest in Belgian society as people demand better education, better work and living conditions, the right to strike and universal male suffrage, culminate in a demonstration organised by Socialists. In the rioting that ensues, many Belgians are killed

1905-08-14

Ngindo-rebellion killed 5 RC German clergymen in East-Africa

1905-09-22

Race riot in Atlanta Georgia (10 blacks & 2 whites killed)

1905-10-01

František Pavlík is killed in a demonstration in Prague, inspiring Leoš Janáček to the piano composition 1. X. 1905.

1908-03-04

Collingwood Ohio, US primary school catches fire (180 killed)

1909-08-01

British SS Waratah disappears on Sydney to London, 300 killed

1909-10-26

Itō Hirobumi, Resident-General of Korea, and former Japanese Prime Minister, shot and killed by Korean nationalist in Harbin, China

1910-03-27

Fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, killed 312

1911-09-25

French battleship Liberte explodes at Toulon Harbor, 285 killed

1913-02-28

6.8-m, 4000-kg elephant seal killed, South Georgia (S Atlantic)

1913-08-31

Massive protest rally on Sackville Street attacked by the Dublin Metropolitan Police; two strikers killed by the police

1913-10-10

British passenger ship Volturno catches fire in Atlantic (136 killed)

1914-04-20

33 killed by soldiers during mine strike in Ludlow, Colo

1914-08-06

WWI: German Zeppelin bombs Liege, 9 killed

1914-08-28

Battle of Helgoland: British fleet beats German, 1,100 killed

1914-08-30

1st German plane bombs Paris, 2 killed

1914-08-30

Battle of Tannenberg (WWI) ends in destruction of Russian 2nd Narev army ca. 170,000 killed or injured

1914-12-03

Dutch army opens fire on interned Belgian soldiers: 8 killed

1915-03-18

French battleship Bouvet explodes, 640 killed

1915-04-20

The Armenians rise and seize the Turkish town of Van, which they hold until Russians relieve them on 19 May; thousands of Armenians are killed

1915-08-17

Hurricane strikes Galveston, TX (275 killed)

1915-10-08

Battle of Loos WWI, almost 430,000 French, British & Germans killed

1916-03-09

Mexican General Francisco "Pancho" Villa invades US (18 killed)

1916-05-24

French driven out of Fort Douaumont after 500 killed or injured

1916-06-21

President Carranza orders his troops to oppose American soldiers at Carrazil, Mexico; 18 American soldiers are killed or wounded

1916-11-18

General Douglas Haig finally calls off 1st Battle of the Somme (WWI) - over 1 million killed or wounded

1917-05-27

Race riot in East St Louis Illinois, 1 black killed

1917-06-14

1st German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East London

1917-07-01

Race riots in East St Louis Illinois (40 to 200 reported killed)

1917-08-23

Race riot in Houston Texas (2 blacks & 11 whites killed)

1917-11-01

In WW I, the 1st US soldiers are killed in combat

1917-11-24

Nine police officers and one civilian are killed when a bomb explodes at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin police headquarters building.

1918-03-23

Crépy-en-Laonnoise: German artillery shells Paris, 256 killed

1918-04-21

World War I: German fighter ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen, known as "The Red Baron", is shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France. Canadian pilot Captain Arthur Roy Brown was credited with the kill.

1918-06-26

The Australian steamer Wimmera is sunk by a mine laid north of Cape Maria van Diemen in 1917 by the German raider Wolf; 26 of its 151 passengers and crew were killed

1918-07-09

101 killed & 171 injured in worst US train wreck, Nashville, Tenn

1918-07-12

Japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed

1918-07-25

Race riot in Chester Pennsylvania (3 blacks & 2 whites killed)

1918-07-26

Race riot in Philadelphia (3 whites & 1 black killed)

1919-05-10

Race riot in Charleston SC, 2 blacks killed

1919-06-07

Sette giugno: Riot in Malta; four are killed.

1919-07-24

Race Riot in Washington DC (6 killed, 100 wounded)

1919-07-27

Chicago race riot (15 whites & 23 blacks killed, 500 injured)

1920-04-14

Tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama & Mississippi

1921-03-19

Italian Fascists shoot from the Parenzana train at a group of children in Strunjan (Slovenia): two children are killed, two mangled and three wounded.

1921-05-30

Memorial to Capt Eddie Grant, killed in WW I, unveiled at Polo Grounds

1921-06-01

Race riot in Tulsa Oklahoma (21 whites & 60 blacks killed)

1921-09-21

Oppau explosion, a storage silo at a BASF fertilizer producing plant explods in Oppau, Germany, 500—600 killed.

1922-06-22

Herrin massacre, 19 strikebreakers and 2 union miners are killed in Herrin, Illinois.

1922-08-26

Japanese cruiser Niitaka driven onto rocks in storm at Kamchatka, 284 killed

1923-01-02

Ku Klux Klan surprise attack on black residential area Rosewood Fla, 8 killed (compensation awarded in 1995)

1923-07-06

Rail crash on New Zealand's main trunk line; 17 killed and 28 injured

1924-07-20

Teheran, Persia comes under martial law after the American vice consul, Robert Imbrie, is killed by a religious mob enraged by rumors he had poisoned a fountain and killed several people.

1925-04-16

During the Communist St Nedelya Church assault in Sofia, 150 are killed and 500 are wounded.

1926-10-16

Mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed

1927-05-22

8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed

1927-07-15

Massacre in Vienna: 89 protesters are killed by the Austrian police

1929-02-14

St Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago, 7 gangsters killed, allegedly on Al Capone's orders

1929-09-16

Police shoots at strikers at Maastricht, 2 killed

1930-05-13

Farmer killed by hail in Lubbock, Texas; only known fatality due to hail

1930-06-09

Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle is killed during rush hour at the Illinois Central train station by the Leo Vincent Brothers, allegedly over a $100,000 USD gambling debt owed to Al Capone.

1930-06-13

22 people killed by hailstones in Siatista Greece

1930-07-23

Earthquake strikes Ariano Italy, 1,500 killed

1931-05-14

Ådalen shootings: five people are killed in Ådalen, Sweden, as soldiers open fire on an unarmed trade union demonstration.

1932-05-15

The 15th May Incident: in an attempted coup d'état, the Prime Minister of Japan Inukai Tsuyoshi is killed.

1932-08-05

Clyde Barrow and two associates kill Sheriff C.G. Maxwell and his deputy, Eugene C. Moore, the first time the Barrow gang killed a lawman

1932-09-09

Steamboat SS Observation explodes in NYC East River (71 killed)

1932-09-11

Franciszek Żwirko and Stanisław Wigura, Polish Challenge 1932 winners, are killed in a plane crash when their RWD 6 crashes into the ground during a storm.

1932-11-12

24 killed at Lancashire mine explosion

1933-02-10

Mutiny on "7 Provinces" ends (began Feb 4th), 23 killed

1933-06-17

Kansas City Massacre: 1 FBI agent, 4 cops & 1 gangster killed by mob

1934-10-22

In East Liverpool, Ohio, notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

1935-12-09

Walter Liggett American newspaper editor and muckraker killed in gangland murder.

1936-11-20

Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange is killed by a republican execution squad.

1939-01-24

30,000 killed by earthquake in Concepcion Chile

1939-01-25

Earthquake hits Chillan Chile, 10,000 killed

1939-09-26

German seaplane shoots KLM-aircraft (1 killed)

1939-10-14

German U-47 sinks British battleship HMS Royal Oak, 833 killed

1939-11-26

4 soviet soldiers killed on Finnish-Russian border

1940-03-14

27 killed, 15 injured when truck full of migrant workers collides with a train outside McAllen, Texas

1940-06-14

Auschwitz concentration camp opens in Nazi controlled Poland with Polish POWs (approx. 3 million would eventually be killed )

1940-09-26

Airplane manufacturer in Woolston bombed, 30 killed

1940-10-15

-16] Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed

1941-09-16

Hitler orders for every dead German 100 Yugoslavians to be killed

1941-10-03

All elderly Jewish men of Kerenchug Ukraine, are killed by SS

1942-08-04

German occupier orders all Dutch homing pigeons killed

1942-08-19

WWI: Over 4,000 Canadian & British soldiers killed, wounded or captured raiding Dieppe, France

1942-10-14

German assault on Tractor factory, 1000s killed

1942-10-18

Hitler orders captured allied commandos to be killed

1942-10-23

All 12 passengers and crewmen aboard an American Airlines DC-3 airliner are killed when it is struck by a U.S. Army Air Forces bomber near Palm Springs, California. Amongst the victims is award-winning composer and songwriter Ralph Rainger ("Thanks for the Memory", "Love in Bloom", "Blue Hawaii").

1943-04-16

40 NZ bombers attack Haarlem Neth (85 killed)

1943-05-03

Strike against obligatory labor camps ends, after 200 killed

1943-07-06

2nd day of battle at Kursk: 25,000 German killed

1944-01-27

Leningrad liberated from Germany in 880 days with 600,000 killed

1944-07-01

2500+ killed in London/SE England by German flying bombs

1944-07-25

World War II: Operation Spring - one of the bloodiest days for Canadians during the war: 18,444 casualties, including 5,021 killed.

1944-08-15

Allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed

1944-08-19

Allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed

1944-08-23

US B-24 crashes into school in Freckelton England, 76 killed

1944-09-18

British submarine Tradewind torpedoes Junyo Maru: 5,600 killed

1944-09-19

Luftwaffe bombs Eindhoven: 200 killed

1944-11-04

RAF bombs Dinteloord, 54 killed

1944-11-27

4,000 shells detonate in RAF arms depot at Fauld, near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire; village of Hanbury destroyed, at least 70 people killed

1944-12-17

US destroyers sink in storm off Philippines, 790 killed

1945-02-19

980 Japanese soldiers reportedly killed by crocodiles in 2 days on Ramree Island, Burma

1945-02-24

Egyptian Premier Ahmed Maher Pasha is killed in Parliament after reading a decree.

1945-03-19

800 killed as Kamikaze attacked USS Franklin off Japan

1945-03-27

Iwo Jima occupied, after 22,000 Japanese & 6,000 Americans killed

1945-05-03

WWII: German ship "Cap Arcona" laden with prisoners sunk by Royal Air Force in East Sea, 5,800 killed - one of largest maritime losses of life

1945-09-30

Bourne End rail crash, Hertfordshire, England killed 43

1946-02-26

2 killed & 10 wounded in race riot in Columbia Tenn

1946-08-04

An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 hits northern Dominican Republic. 100 are killed and 20,000 are left homeless.

1947-09-16

Typhoon Kathleen hit Saitama, Tokyo and Tone River erea, at least 1,930 killed.

1948-01-16

35 Haganah members are ambushed & killed in Gush Etzyon

1948-06-20

20 Jews killed when a bomb is thrown into Jewish quarter of Cairo

1949-04-28

Former Philippine First Lady Aurora Quezon, 61, is assassinated while en route to dedicate a hospital in memory of her late husband; her daughter and 10 others are also killed.

1949-10-22

200 killed in train derailment near Nowy Dwor Poland

1950-09-23

US Air Force Mustangs accidentally bomb British on Hill 282 Korea, 17 killed

1951-10-22

Earthquake hits Formosa, 100 killed

1952-07-21

7.8 earthquake shakes Kern County California, 14 killed

1953-03-03

Canadian Comet crashes at Karachi, 11 killed

1953-06-09

Worcester County tornado (94 killed, 1310 injured, 10,000 homeless)

1953-08-02

Betty Jack Davis, singer (w/Skeeter Davis), killed in car crash

1953-08-12

Heavy earthquake strikes the Ionian islands, 435 killed

1954-04-01

Earthquake/tsunami ravage Aleutians, 200 killed

1954-09-09

Earthquake strikes Orleansville Algeria: 1,400 killed

1955-07-14

2 killed, many dazed when lightning strikes Ascot racecourse, England

1955-08-20

Hundreds killed in anti-French rioting in Morocco & Algeria

1955-09-22

(ITV) Commercial TV begins in UK; meanwhile on BBC radio Grace Archer is killed in a barn fire on Brookfield Farm - the BBC denied that this was a spoiler!

1956-01-08

Operation Auca: Five U.S. missionaries are killed by the Huaorani of Ecuador shortly after making contact with them.

1956-06-09

Heavy earthquake strikes Afghanistan, 400 killed

1956-06-20

Venezuelan Super Constellation crashes in NJ, 74 killed

1957-01-31

Eight people on the ground in Pacoima, California are killed following the mid-air collision between a Douglas DC-7 airliner and a Northrop F-89 Scorpion fighter jet.

1958-01-26

Japanese ferry Nankai Maru capsized off southern Awaji Island, Japan, 167 killed.

1958-05-30

Unidentified soldiers killed in WW II & Korean War buried in Arlington

1959-08-03

50 killed in uprising in Guinea-Bissau

1960-04-24

Heavy earthquake strikes South Persia, 500 killed

1960-06-09

Typhoon Mary in China killed at least 1,600

1960-10-24

Disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash

1962-01-30

2 members of Flying Wallendas' high-wire act killed when their 7-person pyramid collapsed during a performance in Detroit

1962-02-27

South-Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem's palace bombed, 1st US killed

1962-05-30

69 killed in bus crash (Ahmedabad India)

1962-06-16

2 US army officers killed in Saigon

1962-06-22

French Boeing 707 crashes at Guadeloupe, 113 killed

1963-07-03

In New Zealand, a National Airways Corporation Dakota DC-3 crashes in the Kaimai Ranges; all 23 passengers and crew are killed in what is still New Zealand's worst internal civil aviation accident

1963-12-08

Pan Am Flight 214 crashes outside Elkton, Maryland with 81 killed. Only case of lighting causing air crash

1964-07-24

-27) race riot in Rochester, New York, 4 killed

1964-12-23

India & Ceylon hit by cyclone, about 4,850 killed

1965-03-23

Moroccan army shoots on demonstrators, about 100 killed

1965-09-28

Volcano explodes on Luzon Philippines; 500 killed

1966-06-08

Topeka, Kansas is devastated by a tornado that registers as an "F5" on the Fujita Scale: the first to exceed US$100 million in damages. Sixteen people are killed, hundreds more injured, and thousands of homes damaged or destroyed.

1966-08-19

Earthquake strikes Varko Turkey: 2,400 killed

1967-07-12

Blacks in Newark, riot, 26 killed, 1500 injured & over 1000 arrested

1967-07-30

Race riot in Milwaukee (4 killed)

1967-08-21

Liquid gas tanker explodes in Martelange Belgium, 22 killed

1967-12-11

6.5 earthquake in West India, 170 killed

1968-04-10

Ferry Wahine sinks in Wellington harbour, New Zealand on route from Lyttelton (51 killed)

1968-04-20

S Afr Boeing 707 crashes at Windhoek, 122 killed

1968-06-23

74 are killed and 150 injured in a football stampede towards a closed exit in a Buenos Aires stadium.

1968-07-23

Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 police officers killed

1968-09-01

Earthquake destroys Ferdows Persia, 2,000 killed

1968-09-05

21 killed by hijackers aboard a Pan Am jet in Karachi Pakistan

1968-10-02

Mexico City police fire on protesting students, 300-500 killed

1969-07-25

Edward Kennedy pleads guilty to leaving scene of an accident a week after the Chappaquiddick car accident that killed Mary Jo Kopechne

1969-12-08

Greek DC-6B crashes in storm at Athens, 93 killed

1969-12-12

Bomb attack on bank in Milan, 14 killed

1970-02-13

Man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi

1970-05-12

Race riots in Augusta Georgia; 6 blacks killed (5 by cops)

1970-07-03

British aircraft crashes at Barcelona, 112 killed

1970-07-04

The Falls Road curfew in North Ireland, imposed by the British Army while searching for IRA weapons, continues throughout the day; a man is killed by the British Army.

1970-08-07

4, including presiding judge, killed in courthouse shootout in San Rafael, California (Police charge Angela Davis provided weapons)

1970-08-11

Two Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) officers are killed by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) when they set off a booby trap bomb planted in a car near Crossmaglen, County Armagh

1970-08-29

Black Panthers confront cops in Phila (1 cop killed)

1970-09-04

An Irish Republican Army (IRA) member, Michael Kane (35), is killed in the premature explosion of the bomb he was planting at an electricity transformer in Belfast

1970-09-30

A Protestant man is shot and killed by Loyalists in Belfast, North Ireland

1970-11-14

DC-9 crashes in West Virginia, 75 killed

1970-12-15

S Korean ferry Namyong-Ho sinks in Strait of Korea, 308 killed

1971-02-06

Bernard Watt (28), a Catholic civilian, is shot and killed by the British Army (BA) during street disturbances in Ardoyne, Belfast

1971-02-06

James Saunders (22), a member of the IRA, is shot and killed by the British Army during a gun battle near the Oldpark Road, Belfast

1971-02-09

5 men are killed near a BBC transmitter on Brougher Mountain, County Tyrone, in a landmine attack carried out by the Irish Republican Army

1971-02-26

Two Royal Ulster Constabulary officers are shot and killed by the Irish Republican Army while on a mobile patrol in the Ardoyne area of Belfast, North Ireland

1971-03-08

Gun battle between Official Irish Republican Army and Provisional IRA leave 1 man was killed; the feud between the two wings of the IRA had been developing since the split in 1970

1971-03-09

Three off-duty Scottish soldiers are killed by the Provisional Irish Republican Army; 4000 shipyard workers take to the streets to demand internment in response

1971-03-10

Three members of the Royal Highland Fusiliers (a regiment of the British Army) are killed by members of the Irish Republican Army

1971-05-22

A British soldier is killed by members of the Official Irish Republican Army in Belfast

1971-07-06

A member of the Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) is killed in a premature explosion in County Tipperary, Republic of Ireland

1971-07-10

Failed attempt on King Hassan II Shirat Morocco, 101 killed

1971-09-03

A baby girl and an Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) soldier are killed in separate shooting incidents in Northern Ireland

1971-09-14

Two British soldiers are killed in separate shooting incidents in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland

1971-09-23

2 members of the Official Irish Republican Army are killed in a premature bomb explosion

1971-10-14

2 killed in Memphis racial disturbances

1971-11-22

A member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) is killed in a premature bomb explosion in Lurgan, County Armagh

1971-11-24

A woman is killed after members of the Irish Republican Army carry out an attack on British soldiers in Strabane, County Tyrone

1971-11-24

A British Army bomb-disposal specialist is killed by a bomb in Lurgan, County Armagh

1971-12-11

A bomb explodes outside a furniture showroom on the mainly-Protestant and loyalist Shankill Road, Belfast; four civilians (including two babies) were killed and nineteen wounded

1971-12-21

A publican is killed as he tried to remove a bomb from his pub, Northern Ireland

1971-12-30

A member of the Irish Republican Army is killed in a premature bomb explosion in Santry, Dublin.

1972-01-30

'Bloody Sunday': 27 unarmed civilians are shot (of whom 14 were killed) by the British Army during a civil rights march in Derry; this is the highest death toll from a single shooting incident during 'the Troubles'

1972-02-02

Funerals of eleven of those killed on Bloody Sunday: in Dublin, over 30,000 march to the British Embassy, carrying thirteen replica coffins and black flags; they attack the Embassy with stones and bottles, then petrol bombs eventually burning it to the ground

1972-02-05

Two IRA members are killed when a bomb they were planting exploded prematurely

1972-02-10

Two British soldiers are killed in a land mine attack near Cullyhanna, County Armagh; An IRA member is shot dead during an exchange of gunfire with RUC officers

1972-02-22

Aldershot bombing: seven people killed by an Official IRA car bomb at Aldershot Barracks in England; thought to be in retaliation for Bloody Sunday

1972-03-15

Two British soldiers killed when attempting to defuse a bomb in Belfast; an RUC officer iskilled in an IRA attack in Coalisland, County Tyrone

1972-03-20

19 mountain climbers killed on Japan's Mount Fuji during an avalanche

1972-03-20

Donegall Street bombing: the Provisional Irish Republican Army detonate its first car bomb on Donegall Street in Belfast; four civilians, two RUC officers and a UDR soldier killed while 148 people were wounded

1972-04-10

Two British soldiers are killed in a bomb attack in Derry

1972-04-22

An 11-year-old boy killed by a rubber bullet fired by the British Army in Belfast; he was the first to die from a rubber bullet impact

1972-05-28

Four Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers and four civilians killed when a bomb they were preparing exploded prematurely at a house in Belfast

1972-06-06

US bombs Haiphong, North-Vietnam; 1000s killed

1972-06-17

9 firefighters are killed in the Hotel Vendome fire in Boston

1972-06-18

3 members of the British Army are killed by an Irish Republican Army (IRA) bomb in a derelict house near Lurgan, County Down

1972-07-02

Two Catholic civilians are shot and killed in Belfast by Loyalist paramilitaries, probably the Ulster Defence Association (UDA)

1972-07-05

Two Protestant brothers are found shot dead outside of Belfast (There was speculation that they were killed by Loyalists because they had Catholic girlfriends)

1972-07-07

7 people are killed in separate incidents across Northern Ireland

1972-07-21

Bloody Friday: within the space of seventy-five minutes, the Provisional Irish Republican Army explode twenty-two bombs in Belfast; six civilians, two British Army soldiers and one UDA volunteer were killed, 130 injured

1972-07-31

Claudy bombing: nine civilians were killed when three car bombs exploded in County Londonderry, North Ireland; no group has since claimed responsibility

1972-08-11

Two IRA members are killed when a bomb they were transporting exploded prematurely

1972-08-14

2 British soldiers are killed by an IRA booby trap bomb in Belfast

1972-08-22

IRA bomb explodes prematurely at a customs post at Newry, County Down - 9 people, including three members of the IRA and five Catholic civilians, are killed in the explosion

1972-09-05

11 Israeli athletes taken hostage and later killed by Palestinian Black September group at the Munich Olympics

1972-09-10

3 British soldiers are killed in a land mine attack near Dungannon, County Tyrone

1972-09-14

2 people are killed and 1 mortally wounded in a Ulster Volunteer Force bomb attack on the Imperial Hotel, Belfast

1972-10-31

2 Catholic children (6 and 4) playing on the street are killed in a Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF) car bomb attack on a bar in Ship Street, Belfast

1972-11-20

2 British soldiers are killed in a booby trap bomb in Cullyhanna, County Armagh

1972-11-28

2 members of the IRA are killed in a premature bomb explosion in the Bogside area of Derry

1972-12-01

2 people killed and 127 injured when 2 car bombs explode in the centre of Dublin, Republic of Ireland

1972-12-20

Five civilians (four Catholics, one Protestant) killed in gun attack on the Top of the Hill Bar in Derry, North Ireland

1972-12-22

6.25 earthquake strikes Managua Nicaragua, 12,000+ killed

1972-12-28

2 people are killed in a Loyalist bomb attack on the village of Belturbet, County Cavan, Republic of Ireland

1973-01-14

2 Royal Ulster Constabulary officers are killed in Derry by a booby-trap bomb attached to their car by the Irish Republican Army

1973-02-05

Funeral for LC William Nolde, last US soldier killed in Vietnam War

1973-05-17

Five British Army soldiers are killed by a Provisional Irish Republican Army booby-trap bomb in Omagh, County Tyrone

1973-06-03

At Paris air show, Tupolev 144, a Soviet supersonic airliner ("Concorde-ski"), crashes, 15 killed

1973-06-12

Coleraine bombings: six Protestant civilians were killed and 33 wounded by a Provisional Irish Republican Army car bomb in Coleraine, County Londonderry

1973-06-20

Ezeiza massacre in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Snipers fire upon left-wing Peronists. At least 13 are killed and more than 300 are injured.

1973-06-26

On Plesetsk Cosmodrome, USSR, 9 people are killed in an explosion of a Cosmos 3-M rocket.

1973-07-11

Brazilian Boeing 707 crashes near Paris, 122 killed

1973-10-15

Tanks attack Thailand demonstrating students, 300 killed

1973-11-17

Greek regime attacks students with tanks, 100s killed

1973-12-23

French Caravelle crashes in Morocco, 106 killed

1974-02-04

Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb explodes on a bus as it traveled along the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire, England carrying British Army soldiers and some of their family members; nine British Army soldiers and three civilians are killed

1974-04-03

The Super Outbreak : tornadoes in the east, south & midwest United States killed approximately 315 people, with nearly 5,500 injured

1974-05-02

Six Catholic civilians killed and eighteen wounded when the UVF explode a bomb at Rose & Crown Bar on Ormeau Road, Belfast

1974-05-14

Symbionese Liberation Army destroyed in shoot-out, 6 killed

1974-05-15

Mail truck terrorists take school in Maalot, 30 killed

1974-05-15

Ma'alot massacre: A total of 31 people, including hostage takers, are killed.

1974-05-28

Italian fascists bomb demonstrators in Brescia, 6 killed

1974-08-15

Hurricane/floods ravage Bangladesh, 4,000 killed

1974-09-01

Train accident at Zagreb Yugoslavia, 121 killed

1974-11-21

Birmingham pub bombings: 21 civilians killed when bombs explode at two pubs in Birmingham, England (This was the deadliest attack in England during "the Troubles")

1974-12-28

6.3 earthquake strikes Pakistan: 5200 killed

1975-02-28

41 killed in London Underground, as train speeds past final stop

1975-04-04

130 killed as USAF plane evacuating Vietnamese orphans crashes

1975-04-12

Six Catholic civilians are killed in a Ulster Volunteer Force gun and grenade attack on Strand Bar in Belfast, North Ireland

1975-06-26

Two FBI agents and a member of the American Indian Movement are killed in a shootout on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota; Leonard Peltier is later convicted of the murders in a controversial trial.

1975-07-17

Four British soldiers are killed by a Provisional Irish Republican Army remote-controlled bomb near Forkill, County Armagh; the attack was the first major breach of a February truce

1975-08-13

Bayardo Bar attack: Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers carry out a gun and bomb attack on a pub in Belfast frequented by Ulster Volunteer Force commanders; 4 Protestant civilians and 1 UVF member are killed

1975-09-01

5 Protestant civilians are killed and 7 were wounded in a Provisional Irish Republican Army gun attack on Tullyvallen Orange Hall near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh

1975-10-02

Four Ulster Volunteer Force members killed after a bomb they are carrying prematurely explodes in Farrenlester, near Coleraine

1975-11-22

Drummuckavall Ambush: 3 British Army soldiers are killed and one captured when the Provisional Irish Republican Army attack a watchtower in South Armagh, North Ireland

1975-12-02

7 South Moluccans hijack train at Wijster Drente, 3 killed

1975-12-29

11 killed, 75 hurt by terrorist bomb at LaGuardia Airport in NYC

1976-03-03

5 workers are killed by the police in a demonstration in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.

1976-03-17

4 Catholic civilians (including 2 children) are killed and twelve wounded when the Ulster Volunteer Force explode a car bomb at Hillcrest Bar, Dungannon

1976-05-17

Earthquake in Uzbekistan: thousands killed

1976-07-02

Ramble Inn attack: the Ulster Volunteer Force killed 6 civilians (5 Protestants, 1 Catholic) in a gun attack at a pub near Antrim; the pub was targeted because it was owned by Catholics

1976-08-10

A Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer is shot dead by the British Army as he drove along a road in Belfast; his car then went out of control and killed 3 children, sparking a series of "peace rallies" throughout the month by a group that became known as 'Peace People'

1976-08-12

Christian militia conquer Palestinian camp Tell al-Za'tar, 2000 killed

1976-10-06

Cubana Flight 455 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean after two bombs, placed by terrorists with connections to the CIA, exploded onboard shortly after taking off from Bridgetown, Barbados. All 73 people on-board were killed.

1976-10-13

A Bolivian Boeing 707 cargo jet crashes in Santa Cruz, Bolivia killing 100 (97, mostly children, killed on the ground).

1976-11-23

In Kozani, Greece, 50 people arere killed when an Olympic Airways flight crashed into mountainous terrain after being diverted to Kozani due to poor weather in Larissa

1976-12-25

Egyptian SS Patria sinks in Red Sea, about 100 killed

1977-04-27

28 people are killed in the Guatemala City air disaster.

1977-05-01

36 people are killed in Taksim Square, Istanbul, during the Labour Day celebrations.

1977-05-09

Hotel Poland in Amsterdam destroyed by fire, 33 killed

1977-05-28

165 killed in a fire at Beverly Hills Supper Club in Kentucky

1977-08-18

2 girls are killed by a runaway car outside of Graceland

1977-10-06

In Alicante, Spain, fascists attack a group of MCPV militants and sympathizers, and one MCPV sympathizer is killed.

1977-10-20

Six killed in Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash in McComb, Mississippi including band members Ronnie Vanzant, Steve Gains, Cassie Gaines and Dean kilpatrick

1977-11-06

39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga

1978-02-17

La Mon restaurant bombing: 11 civilians and 1 RUC officer are killed and 30 wounded by a Provisional Irish Republican Army incendiary bomb at the La Mon Restaurant near Belfast

1978-03-11

Terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed

1978-03-16

Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed

1978-07-11

Auto with liquid gas crashes & explodes in Spain, 160 killed

1978-08-13

Bomb attack in Beirut, 175 killed

1978-09-08

Iranian army fires on Khomeini followers in Teheran, 100s killed

1978-10-02

Syrian & Palestinians shoot in East Beirut, 1,300 killed

1979-02-14

In Kabul, Muslims kidnap the American ambassador to Afghanistan, Adolph Dubs who is later killed during a gunfight between his kidnappers and police.

1979-03-30

Airey Neave, a British politician, is killed by a car bomb as he exits the Palace of Westminster. The Irish National Liberation Army claims responsibility.

1979-04-17

Four Royal Ulster Constabulary officers are killed by a Provisional Irish Republican Army van bomb in Bessbrook, County Armagh; the bomb is believed to be the largest PIRA bomb used up to that point

1979-08-17

2 Russian passenger planes collide above Ukraine, 173 killed

1979-08-27

Warrenpoint ambush: 18 British Army soldiers were killed when the Provisional Irish Republican Army explode two roadside bombs as a British convoy passed Narrow Water Castle near Warrenpoint

1979-09-21

Two RAF Hawker Siddeley Harrier jump-jets from RAF Wittering collide over the UK. Both pilots ejected safely. One of the jets broke up in midair and fell harmlessly into a field but the other dropped onto the centre of Wisbech in Cambridgeshire, destroying two houses and a bungalow. Several people were injured in the accident and three people were killed.

1979-10-31

US DC-10 crashes at Mexico-City, 74 killed

1979-11-20

Sji'ieten occupies great mosque of Mecca, 100s killed

1979-12-16

4 British Army soldiers are killed by a PIRA landmine near Dungannon, County Tyrone. Another British Army soldier was killed by a PIRA landmine near Forkill, County Armagh

1980-05-17

Major race riot in Miami Florida - 16 killed, 300 injured

1980-05-27

South Korean police ends people's uprising; 2,000 killed

1980-06-19

Battle between police & demonstrators in Capetown, 34 killed

1980-08-02

Fascist bomb attack on Bologna Italy train station, 86 killed

1980-08-07

Hurricane Allen ravages Caribisch area, about 70 killed

1980-09-26

Bomb attack on Octoberfest in Munich, 12 killed

1980-12-02

4 American Maryknoll nuns killed by death squads in El Salvador

1981-02-10

8 killed & 198 injured by fire at Las Vegas Hilton

1981-03-19

2 workers killed in space shuttle Columbia accident

1981-05-19

5 British Army soldiers are killed when their armoured vehicle is ripped apart by a Provisional Irish Republican Army roadside bomb near Bessbrook, County Armagh

1981-06-06

A passenger train travelling between Mansi and Saharsa, India, jumps the tracks at a bridge crossing the Bagmati river. The government places the official death toll at 268 plus another 300 missing; however, it is generally believed that the actual figure is closer to 1,000 killed.

1981-06-17

Battle between Moslems & Christians in Cairo, 14 killed

1981-06-29

Bomb attack on headquarters of Islamic Party in Teheran, 72 killed

1981-07-17

Fulton County (Atlanta) grand jury indicts Wayne B William 23 year old photographers, for murder of 2 of 28 blacks killed in Atlanta

1981-07-18

Part of Hyatt Regency Hotel KC caves in (113 killed)

1981-12-01

Yugoslavian charter flight crashes into Mont San-Pietro in Corsica, 180 killed

1982-01-20

7 miners killed in an explosion in Craynor Ky

1982-04-20

The Provisional Irish Republican Army explode bombs in Belfast, Derry, Armagh, Ballymena, Bessbrook and Magherafelt; 2 civilians are killed and 12 injured

1982-07-13

Train crash at Aalter Belgium, 5 killed

1982-07-20

Hyde Park and Regent's Park bombings: 11 British soldiers and 7 military horses killed in Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb attacks during military ceremonies in London

1982-12-06

Droppin Well bombing: 11 British soldiers and 6 civilians are killed by an Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) time bomb at the Droppin' Well Bar in Ballykelly, County Londonderry

1982-12-08

Norman Mayer holds Washington Monument hostage, demanding an end to nuclear weapons. Is killed by police after 10 hrs (he had no explosives)

1983-06-14

5 killed in a fire at a Ramada Inn in Fort Worth, Tx

1983-07-15

8 killed, 54 wounded, by Armenian extremists bomb at Orly, France

1983-07-16

20 killed in Britain's worst helicopter accident

1983-09-21

11 killed in anti Marcos demonstrations in Manila

1983-10-14

US Marine peacekeeper Sgt Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut

1983-10-22

Two correctional officers are killed by inmates in Marion, Illinois. The incident inspired the Supermax model of prisons.

1983-11-04

Bomb attack on Israeli headquarter in Tyrus Lebanon, 60 killed

1983-12-05

12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut

1984-02-01

Ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, kidnapped in England (killed 0203)

1984-06-28

Former member of South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU), Jeannette Schoon, and her six-year old daughter, Katryn, are killed by a letter bomb at Lubango, in northern Angola

1984-07-31

Venz commandos terminate hijacking of an aircraft, 2 killed

1984-08-03

Bomb attack on Madras India airport, 32 killed

1984-12-05

French colonies killed 10 Kanaken in New Caledonia

1984-12-19

Fire at Wilberg Mine in central Utah killed 27 people

1985-02-19

150 killed when a Spanish jetliner crashed approaching Bilbao, Spain

1985-03-21

Bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South-Africa, 19 killed

1985-05-13

Philadelphia police attack a house held by group "Move", 11 killed

1985-05-25

Cyclone ravages Bangladesh; 11,000 killed

1985-08-03

Train crash at Flaujac, France: 35 killed

1985-08-22

Airtours Boeing-737 crashes at airport of Manchester, 55 killed

1985-09-22

Earthquake strikes Mexico, 2,000 killed

1985-09-27

8 killed as roof collapses in Brussel's supermarket

1985-10-01

Israeli air raid on PLO-headquarter at Tunis, 68 killed

1985-10-04

Shite Moslems claim to have killed hostage William Buckley

1985-11-09

Surprise attack on Belgium supermarket in Aalst, 8 killed

1985-11-14

Volcano Nevado del Ruiz Colombia erupts, 1000s killed

1985-11-24

Egyptian commandos storm captured Boeing in Malta, 60 killed

1985-12-11

Computer store owner in Sacramento California killed by package bomb

1986-01-21

Bomb attack in East-Beirut, 27 killed

1986-02-08

1984 Summer Olympics head of the LAPD bomb squad, Arleigh McCree, and his partner Officer Ronald Ball of the Firearms and explosives unit were killed while trying to dismantle two pipe bombs when they responded to a call. McCree was recognized as one of the top explosive experts in the world.

1986-04-02

4 US passengers killed by bomb at TWA counter Athens Airport Greece

1986-04-05

US soldier & Turkish woman killed in West Berlin disco bombing

1986-04-09

"Dallas" announces it will revive killed Bobby Ewing character

1986-05-25

Ferry boat Shamia sinks on Maghna River Bangladesh, 600 killed

1986-06-03

Battles in Beirut; 53 killed

1986-07-14

10 killed & 60 injured at ETA-bomb attack in Madrid

1986-07-28

Bomb attack in East Beirut, 25 killed

1986-07-29

Bomb attack in West-Beirut, 30 killed

1986-08-16

Sudan rebels shoot a Fokker's F-27 down, 57 killed

1986-09-05

Karachi Pakistan army storms hijacked US B-747, 19 killed

1986-09-06

Attack on synagogue in Istanbul, 23 killed

1986-09-07

Failed assassination attempt on Chilean dictator Pinochet, 5 killed

1986-09-14

Bomb attack in Paris, 2 killed

1986-09-14

Bomb explosion on airport Kimpo at Seoul, 5 killed

1986-09-16

Fire in Kinross gold mine, Transvaal South Africa, 177 killed

1986-09-17

Bomb attack in Paris, 6 killed

1986-12-12

Russian Tupolev-134 crashes in East Berlin, 70 killed

1986-12-15

150 killed during race riot in Karachi

1986-12-26

Captured Iraqi Airways Boeing-737 in Saudi Arabia, about 60 killed

1987-01-09

Chinese/Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed

1987-04-21

Tamil bomb attack in Colombo Sri Lanka, 115 killed

1987-04-22

Sri Lanka Air Force bomb Tamil, 100s killed

1987-04-23

28 construction workers killed in an apt collapse in Bridgeport, Ct

1987-04-28

American engineer Ben Linder is killed in an ambush by U.S.-funded Contras in northern Nicaragua.

1987-05-22

30 killed in a Texas tornado

1987-06-19

ETA bomb attack in Barcelona, 15 killed

1987-07-31

Battle between Iranian pilgrims & Saudi-Arabian troops, 402 killed

1987-10-01

6 killed by an earthquake measuring 6.1 in LA

1987-11-08

IRA bomb attack in Enniskillen, North Ireland, 11 killed

1988-02-17

US Lt Col Williamm Higgins kidnapped by Lebanese terrorists & later killed

1988-02-28

Anti-Armenian pogrom in Azerbaijan, 30 killed

1988-03-16

North Ireland Protestant fires on Catholic funeral, 3 killed

1988-06-21

Many killed at demonstration against general Ne Win in Rangoon

1988-07-31

32 people are killed and 1,674 injured when a bridge at the Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal collapses in Butterworth, Malaysia.

1988-08-08

-11] Army in Rangoon shoots on students, 5-10,000 killed

1988-08-17

Pakistani President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.

1988-08-20

6.5 earthquake strikes India/Nepal, 1,000s killed

1988-08-28

70 killed in crash of three Italian air force fighters at air show at Ramstein, Germany

1988-09-03

Estimated by this date 50,000 Kurdish civilians and soldiers killed by Iraq, many using chemical weapons, in aftermath of Iran-Iraq War

1988-11-30

Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed

1988-12-07

6.9 earthquake in Spitak, Armenia (25,000 killed, 5,000,000 homeless)

1989-02-12

5 Pakistani Moslem rioters killed protesting "Satanic Verses" novel

1989-08-13

2 hot-air balloons crash at Alice Springs, Australia, 13 killed

1989-11-16

6 Jesuit priests are killed by El Salvadorian troops

1989-11-30

Deutsche Bank board member Alfred Herrhausen is killed by a Red Army Faction terrorist bomb.

1990-02-13

50 killed at Inkatha-UDF battle in Natal, South Africa

1990-03-07

3 passengers killed & 162 injured as subway train derails (Phila)

1991-01-13

42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg, South Africa

1991-03-16

7 of Reba McEntire band members are killed in a plane crash

1991-04-04

Senator John Heinz of Pennsylvania and six others are killed when a helicopter collides with their plane over an elementary school in Merion, Pennsylvania.

1991-04-26

23 killed in Kansas & Oklahoma by tornadoes

1991-04-30

In Bangladesh a cyclone killed over 131,000 & left 9 million homeless

1991-06-13

A spectator is killed by lightning at US Open Golf tournament

1991-06-25

Six persons are killed and eighteen injured when gunmen open fire on a crowded commuter train in Soweto, South Africa

1991-08-11

400,000 demonstrate for democracy in Madagascar, 31 killed

1991-11-01

Three faculty, and one staff member of the department of physics and astronomy, were killed, along with one administrator, when physics graduate student Gang Lu went on a shooting rampage at the University of Iowa.

1991-12-14

Ferry boat Salem Express sinks in Red Sea, 476 killed

1992-02-25

Khojaly massacre: about 613 civilians killed by Armenian armed forces during the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan

1992-03-17

28 killed in truck bombing of Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, Arg

1993-01-24

Polish ferry boat John Heweliusz sinks, 52 killed

1993-03-12

317 killed by bomb attacks in Bombay

1993-03-17

86 killed by bomb attack in Calcutta

1993-04-19

South Dakota governor George Mickelson and seven others are killed when a state-owned aircraft crashed lands in Iowa.

1993-07-12

7.8 earthquake hits Hokkaido Japan, 160 killed

1993-07-23

China Northwest Airlines BAe146-300 crashes at Yinchuan, 55 killed

1993-07-26

Boeing 737-500 crashes in South Korea, 66 killed

1993-07-27

Mafia bombs historical buildings in Rome/Milan/Vatican City, 5 killed

1993-07-31

Inkatha-arm forces killed 49 ANC-followers in Johannesburg

1993-08-02

Train crash in tunnel at Vega de Anzo Spain, 12 killed

1993-08-07

Tropical storm Brett ravages Venezuela, 118 killed

1993-08-08

Tropical storm Bret ravages Venezuela, about 100 killed

1993-08-13

Hotel in Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand, collapses, 114 killed

1993-08-27

Yak-40 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 79 killed/1 lives

1993-08-28

Dam breaks in Qinghai West China, 223 killed

1993-08-28

Jakovlev-42 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 76 killed

1993-09-24

1st Israeli killed by Islamics after PLO signs peace accord

1993-09-28

Gas field in Caracas explodes, 53 killed

1993-09-30

6.4 earthquake at Latur, India, 28,000 killed

1993-10-03

Battle at TV station Ostankino/Moscow townhall, about 25 killed

1993-10-03

Battle of Mogadishu: In an attempt to capture officials of warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid's organisation in Mogadishu, Somalia, 18 US Soldiers and about 1,000 Somalis are killed in heavy fighting.

1993-10-07

Massive Moslem demonstrate in Xining China PR, 12 killed

1993-10-10

Ferry boat leaves for west coast of South Korea, 120 killed

1993-10-16

IRA bomb attack on fish & chips restaurant in Belfast, 10 killed

1993-10-23

Seven people killed by IRA bomb attack in Belfast

1993-10-31

25 people killed during Ghana-Ivory Coast soccer match

1993-11-13

Chinese MD82 makes crash landing at Urumqi, 12 killed

1993-11-17

Antonov AN-124 flies in South Iran against mountain: 17 killed

1993-11-18

27 killed at prison in Morazan, El Salvador

1993-11-19

Algerian Moslem fundamentalists uprising, 27 killed

1993-11-20

Jakovlev-42 crashes into mountain at Ohrid Macedonia, 116 killed

1993-12-08

30 killed at religious rebellion in Algeria

1993-12-08

Storm hits West Europe, 11 killed in England

1993-12-13

Fire in textile factory in Fuzjou China, 60 killed

1993-12-15

C-130 flies into a Philippines hill & explodes, 16 killed

1993-12-15

Y-12 crashes at Phonesavanh, Laos: 18 killed

1993-12-26

Antonov-26 crashes at Gyumri, Armenia, 36 killed

1994-01-03

100s killed in Venezuela in prison revolt

1994-01-03

Tupolev-154M crashes at Irkutsk, Siberia: 122 killed

1994-02-27

Maronite church near Beirut bombed, 10 killed

1994-03-08

B737 collides with Ilyushin-86 in New Dehli, at least 8 killed

1994-03-13

Oil tank/airship crash at Bosporus (huge fire/15+ killed)

1994-03-17

Iran transport aircraft crashes in Azerbaijan (32 killed)

1994-03-23

Russian Airbus A-310 crashes in Siberia (74-75 killed)

1994-03-27

Church in Piedmont Alabama collapses in tornado, 19 killed

1994-03-28

Armed Zulus demonstrate in Johannesburg, over 53 killed

1994-04-04

KLM Saab 340B crashes at Schiphol, 3 killed

1994-04-20

Serbian army bombs hospital in Goradze Bosnia, 47 killed

1994-04-21

Serbian army bombs distress clinic in Goradze Bosnia, 28 killed

1994-04-24

Bomb attack in center of Johannesburg, 9 killed

1994-04-25

Bomb attack on taxi stand in Johannesburg, 10 killed

1994-04-25

Fishing boat with school children capsize at Lanaka Syria, 46 killed

1994-04-26

Taiwan Airbus A-300 crashes at Nagoya Japan, 262 killed

1994-05-01

-3] Tornado & hail storms hit Jiangxi China, 95 killed

1994-05-02

Bus crashes into a tree at Gdansk Poland, 32 killed

1994-06-02

Chinook helicopter crashes in North Scotland (29 killed)

1994-06-03

5.9 earthquake/floods SE Java (150+ killed)

1994-06-06

6.0 earthquake/avalanche destroys Toez Colombia (about 1000 killed)

1994-06-06

Tupolev-154M crashes at Xian China, 160 killed

1994-06-09

Angolan plane bombs school in Waku Kungo (89 killed)

1994-06-20

Bomb attack on Islamic temple in Mashad Iran (70 killed)

1994-06-26

Air Ivory Fokker-27 crashes at Abidjan (16 killed/1 lives)

1994-06-30

Airbus A330 crash at Toulouse France (7 killed)

1994-07-01

Fokker's-28 crashes at Tidjikja, Mauritania (94 killed)

1994-07-02

US Air DC-9 crash in North Carolina, 37 killed

1994-07-03

The deadliest day in Texas traffic history, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Forty six people were killed in crashes.

1994-07-14

Gas explosion at old age home in Milan, 27 killed

1994-07-18

Bomb attack on Jewish center AMIA in Buenos Aires, 86 killed

1994-07-19

Bomb explosion in Alas Airlines at Colon Panama, 21 killed

1994-07-26

Turkish air force bombs Kurds, struggle in Iraq, 70 killed

1994-08-01

Train crash in Havana Cuba, 6 killed

1994-08-02

Explosion in lead/zinc mine in Guangxi China, 120+ killed

1994-08-05

Antonov-12 crashes at Boda, Eastern Siberia, 47 killed

1994-08-12

Panic in church of Brazzaville: 142 killed

1994-08-13

Train crash in Tbilisi Georgia, 24 killed

1994-08-20

Ferry boat sinks at Chandpur Bangladesh, 300-350 killed

1994-08-21

-23] Typhoon Fred ravages Chinese county Zhejiang, 700+ killed

1994-08-21

Royal Air Maroc ATR-42 crash down at Agadir, 44 killed

1994-09-09

Tu-22 crashes into Aeroflot Tu-134a at Zhukovsky, 7 killed

1994-10-12

Iranian Fokker F28 explode between Isfahan & Teheran: 66 killed

1994-10-19

160 killed in fighting in Tsjetsjenie (Chechnya)

1994-10-24

Bomb attack on opposition in Sri Lanka, 55+ killed

1994-10-25

Susan Smith claims her 2 kids were carjack (she actually killed them)

1994-10-29

Antonov AN-12 having an accident at Ust-Ilimsk Kaluga, 21 killed

1994-10-31

American Eagle ATR-72 crash down at Gary, Indiana: 68 killed

1994-11-02

Benzine explosion in Dronka Egypt, 400+ killed

1994-11-05

Yak-40 accident in north of Peru, 8 killed

1994-11-27

Fire in disco in Fuxin, North-China, 233 killed

1994-12-08

Fire in cinema in Karamay China, 310 killed

1994-12-29

B737-400 flies into a mountain at Edremit East Turkey, 54 killed

1995-01-02

Bus crashes in Luzon Philippines, 29 killed

1995-01-05

Lockheed C-140 Jetstar crashes at Isfahan Persia, 18 killed

1995-01-22

Palestinian bomb attack in Beit Lid Israel, 21-22 killed

1995-01-30

Car bomb explodes in Algiers, 42 killed/296 injured

1995-02-08

6.4 earthquake at Trujillo, Colombia (46+ killed)

1995-02-25

Bomb attack on train in Assam India (27 soldiers killed)

1995-02-27

Car bomb explodes in Zakho, North-Iraq (54-80 killed)

1995-03-02

Ferry boat sinks off Sumbe Angola, 42+ killed

1995-03-10

Car bomb explodes in Karachi at shiite mosque, 17+ killed

1995-03-20

Poison Gas released in Tokyo subway 12 killed, 4,700 injured

1995-05-10

In South Africa, 104 miners killed in an elevator accident

1995-07-25

A gas bottle explodes in Saint Michel station of line B of the RER (Paris regional train network). Eight are killed and 80 wounded.

1995-09-22

E-3B AWACS crashed outside of Elmendorf AFB, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board killed

1996-01-05

Hamas operative Yahya Ayyash is killed by an Israeli-planted booby-trapped cell phone.

1996-01-30

Gino Gallagher, the suspected leader of the Irish National Liberation Army, is killed while waiting in line for his unemployment benefit.

1996-04-18

In Lebanon, at least 106 civilians are killed when the Israel Defense Forces accidentally shell the UN compound at Quana.

1996-07-27

Bomb explodes at Atlanta Olympic Park, 1 killed, 110 injured

1996-10-16

Eighty-four people are killed and more than 180 injured as 47,000 football fans attempt to squeeze into the 36,000-seat Estadio Mateo Flores in Guatemala City.

1997-04-03

Thalit massacre begins in Algeria; all but 1 of the 53 inhabitants of Thalit are killed by guerrillas.

1997-04-22

Haouch Khemisti massacre in Algeria - 93 villagers killed.

1997-04-23

Omaria massacre in Algeria: 42 villagers are killed.

1997-06-16

The Dairat Labguer massacre in Algeria; 50 people are killed.

1997-07-27

Si Zerrouk massacre in Algeria; about 50 people killed.

1997-08-03

Oued El-Had and Mezouara massacre in Algeria; 40-76 villagers killed.

1997-08-20

Souhane massacre in Algeria; over 60 people are killed and 15 kidnapped.

1997-08-26

Beni-Ali massacre in Algeria; 60-100 people killed.

1997-08-29

At least 98 villagers are killed by the GIA in the Rais massacre, Algeria.

1997-09-19

Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria; 53 killed.

1997-09-22

Bentalha massacre in Algeria; over 200 villagers killed.

1997-10-12

Sidi Daoud massacre in Algeria; 43 killed at a fake roadblock.

1997-11-17

In Luxor, Egypt, 62 people are killed by 6 Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut, known as Luxor massacre (The police then kill the assailants).

1997-11-27

Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.

1997-12-30

In the worst incident in Algeria's insurgency, the Wilaya of Relizane massacres, 400 people are killed from four villages.

1998-01-04

Wilaya of Relizane massacres in Algeria: over 170 are killed in three remote villages.

1998-01-11

Sidi-Hamed massacre takes place in Algeria, over 100 people are killed.

1998-01-29

Woman's Clinic in Birmingham Ala bombed, 1 killed

1998-03-26

Oued Bouaicha massacre in Algeria; 52 people killed with axes and knives, 32 of them babies under the age of 2.

1998-08-15

Omagh bomb in Northern Ireland, the worst terrorist incident of The Troubles, killed 29 people and injured about 220

1998-09-02

Swissair Flight 111 crashes near Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia. All 229 people on board are killed.

1998-12-08

Tadjena massacre: 81 people are killed by armed groups in Algeria.

1999-01-15

The Racak incident: 45 Albanians in the Kosovo village of Racak are killed by Yugoslav security forces.

1999-04-14

NATO mistakenly bombs a convoy of ethnic Albanian refugees - Yugoslav officials say 75 people are killed.

1999-05-07

Kosovo War: In Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, three Chinese citizens are killed and 20 wounded when a NATO aircraft bombs the Chinese embassy in Belgrade.

1999-05-07

A jury finds The Jenny Jones Show and Warner Bros. liable in the shooting death of Scott Amedure, after the show purposely deceived Jonathan Schmitz to appear on a secret same-sex crush episode. Schmitz later killed Amedure and the jury awarded Amedure's family $25 million USD.

1999-06-06

At the Putim maximum security prison in Brazil, 345 prisoners run from the main gate in the largest jailbreak in Brazilian history, marking the 10th escape for the three-year-old facility. In the ensuing manhunt, two fugitives are killed and five innocent bystanders are accidentally jailed.

1999-07-16

John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette are killed in a plane crash off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. The Piper Saratoga aircraft was piloted by Kennedy.

1999-08-15

Beni Ounif massacre in Algeria; some 29 people are killed at a false roadblock near the Moroccan border, leading to temporary tensions with Morocco.

1999-09-13

Bomb explodes in Moscow, Russia. At least 119 people are killed.

1999-11-09

TAESA Flight 725, crashes a few minutes after leaving the Uruapan airport en-route to Mexico City. 18 people were killed in the accident.

1999-11-18

In College Station, Texas, 12 are killed and 27 injured at Texas A&M University when a massive bonfire under construction collapses.

2000-04-08

Nineteen US Marines are killed when a V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashes near Marana, Arizona.

2000-07-09

Police fired tear gas at fans during a World Cup qualifying soccer game between Zimbabwe and South Africa, setting off a stampede that killed twelve people in Harare, Zimbabwe

2000-08-27

540-metre (1,772 ft)-tall Ostankino Tower in Moscow catches fire, three people are killed.

2001-02-28

Six passengers and four railway staff are killed and a further 82 people suffer serious injuries in the Selby rail crash.

2001-06-21

A federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia, indicts 13 Saudis and a Lebanese in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 American servicemen.

2001-06-27

Pope John Paul II beatifies 28 Ukrainian Greek Catholics, including 27 martyrs most of whom were killed by the Soviet secret police. Beatification takes place at the service in Lviv, western Ukraine during his first visit to this country.

2001-10-04

Siberia Airlines Flight 1812: a Sibir Airlines Tupolev TU-154 crashes into the Black Sea after being struck by an errant Ukrainian S-200 missile. 78 people are killed.

2001-11-11

Journalists Pierre Billaud, Johanne Sutton and Volker Handloik are killed in Afghanistan during an attack on the convoy they were traveling on top off.

2001-12-13

the Indian Parliament Sansad is attacked by terrorists. 15 people are killed, including all the terrorists.

2001-12-29

Mesa Redonda shopping center fire, Lima, Peru, at least 291 killed.

2002-02-22

Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.

2002-03-04

Multinational Force in Afghanistan: Seven American Special Operations Forces soldiers are killed as they attempt to infiltrate the Shahi Kot Valley on a low-flying helicopter reconnaissance mission.

2002-04-17

Four Canadian Forces soldiers are killed in Afghanistan by friendly fire from two United States Air Force F-16s, the first deaths in a combat zone for Canada since the Korean War.

2002-05-06

Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is shot and killed by an animal rights activist.

2002-11-06

12 people are killed in a fire on board a train headed for Vienna from Paris.

2002-11-22

In Nigeria, more than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest.

2003-03-05

In Haifa, 17 Israeli civilians are killed by a Hamas suicide bomb in the Haifa bus 37 massacre.

2003-03-23

In Nasiriyah, Iraq, 11 soldiers of the 507th Maintenance Company as well as 18 U.S. Marines are killed during the first major conflict of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

2003-04-14

U.S. troops in Baghdad capture Abu Abbas, leader of the Palestinian group that killed an American on the hijacked cruise liner the Achille Lauro in 1985.

2003-05-16

In Casablanca, Morocco, 33 civilians are killed and more than 100 people are injured in the Casablanca terrorist attacks.

2003-10-04

Maxim restaurant suicide bombing in Haifa, Israel: 21 Israelis, Jews and Arabs, are killed, and 51 others wounded.

2003-11-12

Iraq war: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.

2004-02-26

Macedonian President Boris Trajkovski is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

2004-03-17

Unrest in Kosovo results in more than 22 killed, 200 wounded, and the destruction of 35 Serb Orthodox shrines in Kosovo and two mosques in Belgrade and Nis.

2004-03-19

A truck and a bus crash head-on in Äänekoski, Finland. 24 people are killed and 13 injured.

2004-03-22

Ahmed Yassin, co-founder and leader of the Palestinian Sunni Islamist militant group Hamas, and bodyguards are killed in the Gaza Strip when hit by Israeli Air Force AH-64 Apache fired Hellfire missiles.

2004-03-31

In Fallujah, Iraq, 4 American private military contractors working for Blackwater USA, are killed and their bodies mutilated after being ambushed.

2004-05-09

Chechen president Akhmad Kadyrov is killed in a land mine bomb blast under a VIP stage during a World War II memorial victory parade in Grozny, Chechnya.

2004-09-11

All passengers are killed when a helicopter crashes in the Aegean Sea. Passengers include Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria and 16 others (including journalists and bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria).

2004-09-23

At least 1,070 in Haiti reported killed by floods due to Hurricane Jeanne

2004-10-24

10 people, including 4 family members of Rick Hendrick, are killed in a plane crash near Martinsville Speedway. The plane was owned by NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports.

2004-11-21

The island of Dominica is hit by the most destructive earthquake in its history. The northern half of the island receives the most damage, especially the town of Portsmouth. It is also felt in neighboring Guadeloupe, where one person is killed as a result.

2005-02-14

Seven people are killed and 151 wounded in a series of bombings by suspected Al-Qaeda-linked militants that hit the Philippines' Makati financial district in Metro Manila, Davao City, and General Santos City.

2005-03-20

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Fukuoka, Japan, its first major quake in over 100 years. One person is killed, hundreds are injured and evacuated.

2005-07-22

Jean Charles de Menezes is killed by police as the hunt begins for the London Bombers. See 7 July 2005 London bombings and 21 July 2005 London bombings

2005-12-07

Rigoberto Alpizar, a passenger on American Airlines Flight 924 who allegedly claimed to have a bomb, is shot and killed by a team of US federal air marshals at Miami International Airport.

2006-03-20

Over 150 Chadian soldiers are killed in eastern Chad by members of the rebel UFDC. The rebel movement sought to overthrow Chadian president Idriss Deby.

2006-04-02

Over 60 tornadoes break out, hardest hit is Tennessee with 29 people killed.

2006-04-22

Four Canadian soldiers are killed 75 kilometers north of Kandahar, Afghanistan by a roadside bomb planted by Taliban militants, the worst single day combat loss for the Canadian army since the Korean War.

2006-07-09

At least 122 people are killed after a Sibir Airlines Airbus A310 passenger jet, carrying 200 passengers on board veers off the runway while landing at Irkutsk Airport in Siberia in wet conditions.

2006-07-11

209 people are killed in a series of bomb attacks in Mumbai, India.

2007-05-12

2007 Karachi riots, which killed over 50 people in Karachi and above 100 injured, on the arrival of Chief Justice of Pakistan; Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry in Karachi city.

2007-12-11

Two car bombs go off at the Constitutional Court building in Algiers and the United Nations office. An estimated 45 people are killed in the bombings.

2008-02-05

A major tornado outbreak across the Southern United States leaves at least 58 dead, the most since the May 31, 1985 outbreak that killed 88.

2008-02-23

28th Golden Raspberry Awards: I Know Who Killed Me wins

2008-06-08

The Akihabara massacre took place on the Sunday-pedestrian-zoned Chūōdōri street. A man killed seven in an attack on a crowd using a truck and a dagger.

2008-06-25

Atlantis Plastics shooting, An employee shot and killed five people after an argument, which ended in the gunman's suicide in Henderson, Kentucky.

2008-08-20

Spanair Flight 5022, from Madrid to Gran Canaria, skids off the runway and crashes at Barajas Airport. 146 people are killed in the crash, 8 more die afterwards. Only 18 people survive.

2009-01-31

In Kenya, at least 113 people are killed and over 200 injured following an oil spillage ignition in Molo, days after a massive fire at a Nakumatt supermarket in Nairobi killed at least 25 people.

2009-02-25

BDR massacre in Pilkhana, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 74 People are being killed, including more than 50 Army officials, by Bangladeshi Boarder Guards inside its headquarter.

2009-03-11

Winnenden school shooting - 17 people are killed at a school in Germany.

2009-06-01

Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. All 228 passengers and crew were killed.

2009-07-17

Jakarta double bombings at the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotels killed 9 people including 4 foreigners.

2009-09-28

The military junta leading Guinea, headed by Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, sexually assaulted, killed and wounded protesters during a protest rally in a stadium called Stade du 28 Septembre.

2009-11-05

US Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan (US Army Medical Corps) killed 13 and wounded 43 at Fort Hood, Texas in the largest mass shooting ever at a US military installation.

2011-04-01

After protests against the burning of the Quran turned violent, a mob attacked a United Nations compound in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan and killed thirteen people, including eight foreign workers.

2011-04-25

At least 300 people killed in deadliest tornado outbreak in the Southern United States since the 1974 Super Outbreak.

2011-05-02

Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks and the FBI's most wanted man is killed by United States special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

2011-07-07

Roof of a stand in De Grolsch Veste Stadium in Enschede which was under construction collapsed, one killed and 14 injured.

2011-10-20

The former leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, and his son Moatassem Gaddafi are killed shortly after the battle of Sirte (2011) while in the custody of NTC fighters.

2012-02-01

At least 73 people are killed in the Egyptian football riots in Port Said

2012-02-19

44 people killed in prison brawl in Apocada, Mexico, between two rival drug cartels

2012-03-05

27 members of Iraq's security force are killed by gunmen disguised as police in Haditha

2012-03-12

100 people are killed in ethnic clashes and cattle raids in South Sudan

2012-03-13

110 people are killed and 63 are missing after a ferry collides with an oil tanker near Dhaka, Bangladesh

2012-03-13

28 people, including 22 children, are killed in a motorway bus crash near Sierre, Switzerland

2012-03-20

50 people are killed and 240 injured in a wave of terror attacks across 10 cities in Iraq

2012-04-16

At least 55 people are killed in the Syrian uprising despite UN presence to oversee ceasefire

2012-04-20

40 people are killed and 27 injured after a tractor trailer collided with a bus in Alamo, Mexico

2012-04-26

70 people are killed by rocket attacks by the Syrian Army on the city of Hama

2012-05-05

17 people are killed and 47 missing after a flash flood in Nepal

2012-05-10

The Red Cross suspends all humanitarian work in Pakistan after a worker was kidnapped and killed

2012-05-21

120 people are killed and 350 injured by a suicide bomb in Sana'a, Yemen

2012-05-21

13 people are killed and 22 people injured after a bus falls 80 metres off a cliff in Albania

2012-06-11

Five people are killed after an ambulance hits a roadside bomb in Afghanistan

2012-06-11

23 people are killed after two villages are attacked in northern Nigeria

2012-06-16

32 people are killed by a car bomb in Baghdad

2012-06-16

30 people are killed and 15 injured after a bus falls into a gorge in Osmanabad, India

2012-06-18

15 people are killed and 40 injured in a suicide attack in Baquba, Iraq

2012-06-29

16 Naxalite Maoist insurgents in India are killed by police

2012-06-30

30 people attending a funeral in Zamalka, Syria, are killed on a day that saw 83 civilian deaths

2012-07-01

17 people are killed and 45 injured in an attack on two churches in Garissa, Kenya

2012-07-12

200 people are killed by the Syrian army in Tremseh

2012-07-12

90-155 people are killed after an oil tanker crashes and explodes in Okogbe, Rivers State, Nigeria

2012-07-13

19-30 people are killed after a train collides with a truck in Malelane, South Africa

2012-07-15

39 pilgrims are killed in a bus crash in Parasi, Nepal

2012-07-18

6 Israeli tourists are killed and 30 injured after a bomb explodes on a tourist bus at Burgas Airport, Bulgaria

2012-07-18

14 people are killed after a bomb explosion at Pakistan's Orakzai Agency

2012-07-18

24 people are killed after a ferry sinks off the coast of Zanzibar

2012-07-20

12 people are killed and 59 injured after a gunman opens fire at a Dark Knight movie premier in Aurora, Colorado,

2012-07-20

21 people are killed and 29 injured in a bus accident in Nayarit, Mexico

2012-07-22

At least 77 people are killed by torrential rain in Beijing, China

2012-07-26

At least 200 people are killed in a day of violence in Syria

2012-07-28

18 people are killed and 11 injured in ethnic clashes in Ethiopia

2012-08-02

23 people are killed after two blasts in a fruit market in Lahore, Pakistan

2012-08-04

45 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Abyan, Yemen

2012-08-05

19 people are killed by Kurdish rebels in Hakk

2012-08-07

21 people are killed by a gun attack in a church in Okene, Nigeria

2012-08-08

16 people are killed from flooding from heavy rain in Manilla, Philippines

2012-08-11

153 people are killed and 1300 injured in Tabriz and Ahar, Iran after two earthquakes of up to 6.4 magnitude

2012-08-11

13 people are killed and 15 injured by a lightning strike at a Mosque in Bangladesh

2012-08-14

46 people are killed and 80 injured after a series of suicide bombings in Afghanistan

2012-08-16

113 people are killed and over 200 wounded in a series of attacks across Iraq

2012-08-19

32 people are killed after a plane crash in Talodi, Sudan

2012-08-20

20 people are killed in a riot in Caracas, Venezuela

2012-08-22

47 people are killed in the Syrian civil war

2012-08-22

48 people are killed in Kenyan tribal wars between the Pokomo and Orma

2012-08-23

Four people are killed and 28 injured in a hot air ballooning accident in Slovenia

2012-08-23

At least 30 are killed as a result of monsoon rain in Rajasthan, India

2012-08-25

330 people are killed as a result of conflict in the Syrian civil war

2012-08-25

39 people are killed and 80 are injured after a gas leak in North Venezuelan refinery

2012-08-26

36 people are killed in a bus crash in Yan'an, China

2012-08-29

Georgian hostage crisis results in 3 police officers and 10 militants being killed

2012-09-02

15 people are killed by a car bomb attack at a refugee camp in Sbeineh, Palestine

2012-09-03

3 people are killed and 19 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan

2012-09-04

42 people are killed and 25 injured as a passenger bus falls down a ravine in Morocco

2012-09-04

25 people are killed at a funeral suicide bombing in Nangarhar, Pakistan

2012-09-05

54 people are killed and 50 injured after a firecracker factory explodes in Nadu

2012-09-05

25 are killed and 4 wounded after an ammunition store exploded in Afyon, Turkey

2012-09-07

64 people are killed and 715 injured after a series of earthquakes in south-west China

2012-09-08

6 people are killed by a Taliban suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan

2012-09-08

8 people are killed after a tractor is hit by a train in Romania

2012-09-09

17 people are killed and at least 40 injured after two car bombs explode in Aleppo, Syria

2012-09-09

100 people are killed and 350 injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq

2012-09-10

16 people are killed by a suicide bombing n Kunduz, Afghanistan

2012-09-10

29 people are killed by floods and heavy rain in Vietnam

2012-09-11

50 Al-Shabaab fighters are killed in conflict with the Somali National Army

2012-09-11

29 people are killed and 11 injured after a bus runs off a mountain highway in Nepal

2012-09-12

18 soldiers are killed by a rebel car bomb in Syria

2012-09-12

314 people are killed in factory fire in Karachi and Lahore, Pakistan

2012-09-13

19 people are killed after a freight elevator crashes from 100 meters in Wuhan, China

2012-09-14

21 people are killed after a ferry sank in Indonesia

2012-09-16

8 female civilians are killed by a NATO airstrike in Laghman, Afghanistan

2012-09-16

8 police officers are killed by a roadside bombing by Kurdistan Workers' Party militants in Turkey

2012-09-16

14 people are killed and 7 wounded by a roadside bomb Jandol, Turkey

2012-09-17

13 people are killed in a bus accident in Jubail, Saudi Arabia

2012-09-18

10 soliders are killed and 70 injured by a missile attack by Kurdish militants in Bingol, Turkey

2012-09-18

26 people are killed in a fire in a Pemex gas facility in Reynosa, Mexico

2012-09-19

9 people are killed and 20 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Afghanistan

2012-09-20

50 people are killed and dozens injured after a gas station is bombed by the Syrian Army in Ain Issa

2012-09-20

14 people are killed in a cafe suicide bominbg in Somalia

2012-09-22

7 pedestrians are killed by a drunk driver who hit a bus stop at 200km an hour in Moscow

2012-10-01

36 people are killed in a ferry collision in Hong Kong

2012-10-01

3 NATO soldiers and 16 Afghan police are killed by a suicide bombing in Khost, Afghanistan

2012-10-02

10 people are killed after a minibus and truck collide in Ilocos Norte, Philippines

2012-10-03

34 people are killed by a series of bombings in Aleppo, Syria

2012-10-04

19 people are killed after being buried by a landslide in Yunnan, China

2012-10-07

13 people are killed after a Sudanese military aeroplane crashes near Khartoum

2012-10-08

35 people are killed by a Nigerian military bomb struck a convoy in Maiduguri

2012-10-11

A further 83 people are killed throughout Syria by the Syrian army

2012-10-13

15 people are killed by a market suicide bombing in Darra Adam Khel, Pakistan

2012-10-19

8 people are killed and 78 injured by a car bomb in Beirut, Lebanon

2012-10-23

12 people are killed and 40 are injured in a hospital fire in Tainan, Taiwan

2012-10-26

64 people are killed in West Burma after continued sectarian clashes

2012-10-26

41 people are killed and 50 injured by a suicide bombing of a mosque in Maymana, Afghanistan

2012-10-27

46 people are killed and 123 injured in Iraq after a series of attacks and bombs

2012-10-28

Syrian ceasefire collapses and 128 people are killed in ongoing civil war violence

2012-10-28

15 people are killed and 33 injured by a series of Baghdad car bombings

2012-11-01

22 people are killed and 111 injured after a fuel tanker explodes in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2012-11-05

50 Syrian military personnel are killed by a suicide car bomb in Hama

2012-11-07

48 people are killed by a magnitude 7.3 earthquake in Guatemala

2012-11-09

25 people are killed and 62 injured after a train carrying liquid fuel bursts into flames in Burma

2012-11-10

20 Syrian troops are killed by suicide bombings in Daara

2012-11-10

27 people are killed and dozens injured in a prison conflict in Colombo, Sri Lanka

2012-11-10

17 people are killed in a helicopter crash as a result of bad weather in Turkey

2012-11-11

12 people are killed by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Burma

2012-11-15

At least 95 people are killed in Syrian conflicts

2012-11-17

50 schoolchildren and a bus driver are killed after a train collides with a school bus in Manfalut, Egypt

2012-11-22

2 people are killed and 120 injured after a 100-vehicle pile-up in dense fog in Texas

2012-11-25

11 people are killed and 30 are wounded by twin car bombs hitting a Protestant church in Nigeria

2012-11-25

16 people are killed and 44 injured after a wedding party bus plunges 300 ft down a gorge in India

2012-11-26

10 children are killed and 15 people are injured after a Syrian government Jet drops a cluster bomb on a playground

2012-11-27

29 people are killed and 126 are wounded by 8 car bombings across Iraq

2012-11-28

54 people are killed and 120 are injured by two car bombs in Damascus, Syria

2012-11-29

30 people are killed and 100 are wounded by bombs in Hillah and Karbala, Iraq

2012-11-30

At least 32 people are killed in a Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane crash in the Congo

2012-12-01

8 people are killed and 36 injured after a bus overturns in Bolivia

2012-12-02

9 people are killed after 30 cars are trapped in Sasago Tunnel, Japan

2012-12-04

29 people are killed by a mortar attack in Bteeha, Syria

2012-12-05

8 people are killed and 12 injured by a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in South Korea

2012-12-06

7 people are killed and 770 injured during Egyptian protests

2012-12-09

13 people are killed and 10 are injured after a bus rolls of a cliff and falls 100 meters in Taiwan

2012-12-09

6 people are killed and 41 are injured after a bus plunges 30 metres down a gorge in Guatemala

2012-12-10

11 people are killed and 23 are injured after a bus falls into a roadside pond in Minquan County, China

2012-12-10

9 people are killed and 32 are wounded after a bus falls of a 300 meter cliff in Columbia

2012-12-11

125 people are killed and 200 are injured by bombings in Aqrab, Syria

2012-12-16

4 people are killed after Cyclone Evan strikes Fiji

2012-12-17

17 people are killed and 70 are injured by a blast in a market in the Khyber Agency, Pakistan

2012-12-17

10 girls collecting firewood are killed by a mine blast in east Afghanistan

2012-12-18

4 people are killed and 11 are injured after an apartment block collapses in Palermo, Italy

2012-12-21

39 people are killed in violent clashes in Kenya

2012-12-22

6 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus

2012-12-22

8 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Peshawar, Pakistan

2012-12-23

200 civilians are killed by Syrian government warplanes in Helfaya, Syria

2012-12-24

11 kindergarten children are killed after a minivan plunges into a roadside pond in Jiangxi, China

2012-12-25

27 people are killed after an Antonov An-72 plane crashes near Shymkent, Kazakhstan

2012-12-25

8 people are killed and thousands left homeless after two fires strike Manila, Philippines

2012-12-28

13 people are killed and 19 are injured after a bus plunges into a river in western Nepal

2012-12-29

21 security personnel are killed by Pakistani Taliban near Peshawar

2012-12-29

5 people are killed in a Tupolev Tu-204 plane crash in Moscow

2012-12-30

19 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Balochistan, Pakistan

2012-12-30

9 people are killed and 26 are injured in a tour bus crash off interstate 84, Oregon, US

2013-01-01

13 FARC members are killed by an airstrike by the Colombian military

2013-01-01

13 Boko Harem members are killed by Nigeria's military in Maiduguri

2013-01-01

60 people are killed and 200 are injured after a stampede following New Year celebrations

2013-01-01

18 people are killed and 16 wounded after a bus and mini-bus collision in Thiès, Senegal

2013-01-01

10 people are killed and 120 are injured in a stampede in Luanda, Angola

2013-01-03

27 Shiite pilgrims are killed and 60 are injured by a suicide bombing in Musayyib, Iraq

2013-01-04

9 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus, Syria

2013-01-04

8 people are killed by a gunman in Kawit, the Philippines

2013-01-04

6 people are killed a 2 are seriously injured after a snowmobile veers off a ski slope on Mt Cermis, Italy

2013-01-04

3 people are killed after a Beechcraft BE35 crashes into a house in Florida

2013-01-06

10 people are killed by a US drone attack in South Waziristan, Pakistan

2013-01-10

81 people are killed and 120 are wounded by a twin bombing in Quetta, Pakistan

2013-01-11

46 people are killed and 12 are missing after a landslide buries a village in the Yunnan province, China

2013-01-11

29 people are killed and 12 are injured after a bus veers off a mountain road in Doti, Nepal

2013-01-15

83 people are killed and 150 are injured in a rocket attack on Aleppo University, Syria

2013-01-15

19 Egyptian Army recruits are killed and 120 are injured in a train accident in Giza

2013-01-16

25 people are killed after an apartment block collapses in Alexandria, Egypt

2013-01-17

33 people are killed by a series of bombs across Iraq

2013-01-17

4 people are killed and over 2,000 are evacuated after a massive flood hits Jakarta, Indonesia

2013-01-17

8 people are killed in a plane crash in Chiapas, Mexico

2013-01-19

4 climbers are killed by an avalanche in Glen Coe, Scotland

2013-01-21

30 people are killed in a car bombing in Salamiyeh, Syria

2013-01-21

18 people are killed and 24 are injured after a bus falls down a ravine in Yungas, Bolivia

2013-01-21

1 person is killed and 15 are injured by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Indonesia

2013-01-23

23 people are killed in a mosque suicide bombing in Tuz Khormato, Iraq

2013-01-23

18 people are killed in a market shooting in Damboa, Nigeria

2013-01-24

17 people are killed and 34 are injured in a bus crash in Taperas, Bolivia

2013-01-25

8 people are killed by 2 car bombs in Golan Heights, Syria

2013-01-25

50 people are killed and 90 are injured in a prison riot in Barquisimeto, Venezuela

2013-01-26

30 people are killed during a violent protest in Port Said, Egypt

2013-01-26

10 people are killed and 20 are injured by a suicide bombing in Kunduz, Afghanistan

2013-01-27

20 police officers have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in Kandahar, Afghanistan

2013-01-27

In Port Said, Egypt, protests result in 7 people being killed and 630 are injured

2013-01-27

11 people are killed and 32 are injured after a bus crashes down a ravine in Serta, Portugal

2013-01-27

7 people are killed and 3 are injured after a retaining wall collapses during a football match at the Ugur Sports Facility, Turkey

2013-01-28

10 people are killed and 11 are injured in after a freight train collides with a bus in Heihe City, China

2013-01-28

20 people are killed after a Bombardier CRJ200 airliner crashes outside Almaty, Kazakhstan

2013-01-31

36 people are killed and 126 are injured in an explosion at Torre Ejecutiva Pemex, Mexico

2013-02-01

21 people are killed and 30 are wounded by a market suicide bombing in Hangu, Pakistan

2013-02-01

26 people are killed after a fireworks truck explodes and causes a highway to collapse in Henan, China

2013-02-02

23 people are killed and 8 are injured after militants attacked an army base in the Lakki Marwat District, Pakistan

2013-02-02

18 people are killed and 34 are injured after a bus catches fire after falling down a ravine in Gansu province, China

2013-02-03

33 people are killed by a suicide bombing by an explosive-packed truck in Kirkuk, Iraq

2013-02-04

20 people are killed after an apartment building was struck by a rocket in Aleppo, Syria

2013-02-04

22 people are killed and 44 are injured after a suicide bombing in Taji, Iraq

2013-02-04

8 people are killed and 30 are injured after a bus collides with two vehicles and flips in Yucaipa, California

2013-02-04

22 people are killed and 24 are injured after a bus and a truck collide in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

2013-02-08

16 people are killed and 27 are wounded by a market bombing in Kalaya, Pakistan

2013-02-08

29 people are killed and 69 are injured in a series of Iraq bombings

2013-02-09

5 people are killed after Cessna plane crashes on a Brussels runway

2013-02-10

5 people are killed by a falling lifeboat from the cruise ship Thomson Majesty in the Canary islands

2013-02-10

36 people are killed and 39 are injured in a stampede at a train station in Allahabad, India

2013-02-11

18 coal miners are killed in an explosion in the Komi region, Russia

2013-02-13

16 Muslim insurgents are killed in an attack on a Narathiwat military base, Thailand

2013-02-13

10 civilians, including 3 children, are killed by a NATO airstrike in the Kunar Province, Afghanistan

2013-02-16

84 people are killed and 190 are injured after a market bombing in Hazara Town, Pakistan

2013-02-17

37 people are killed and 130 are injured in a series of Baghdad car bombings

2013-02-17

5 people are killed and 11 are injured after a gas explosion destroyed an apartment complex in Frenštát pod Radhoštěm, Czech Republic

2013-02-18

15 people are killed by flooding and landslides in Indonesia

2013-02-19

12 people are killed and 11 are injured after a Yemeni Air Force plane crashes in Sana'a

2013-02-21

83 people are killed and 250 are injured in a series of bombing attacks in Damascus, Syria

2013-02-21

21 people are killed and 54 are injured in a bombing in Hyderabad, India

2013-02-22

29 people are killed and 150 are injured by by 3 Syrian army missiles in Aleppo

2013-02-22

13 Chadian soldiers and 65 Muslim insurgents are killed in conflict in Northern Mali

2013-02-23

51 people are killed and 62 are injured in conflict between rival tribes in Darfur, Sudan

2013-02-24

10 Chadian soldiers and 28 Muslim insurgents are killed in conflict in Adrar des Ifoghas, Mali

2013-02-27

20 people are killed in a market fire in Calcutta, India

2013-02-27

17 Afghan militia are killed by Taliban insurgents in an attack in the Andar District

2013-02-28

28 people are killed and 60 are injured after a series of bombings across Baghdad, Iraq

2013-02-28

35 people are killed in violent demonstrations across Bangladesh

2013-03-01

14 people are killed in the Lahad Datu standoff between Malaysian government and rebel forces

2013-03-03

45 people are killed by a bomb blast in Karachi, Pakistan

2013-03-04

40 Syrian soldiers are killed in an ambush in Western Iraq

2013-03-04

11 children are killed after a bus collides a truck in the Jalandhar district, India

2013-03-09

19 people are killed in two suicide bombings in Kabul, Afghanistan

2013-03-13

10 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Kunduz province, Afghanistan

2013-03-14

25 people are killed and 50 are wounded by a series of car bombings in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-03-14

7 people are killed after gunmen storm a bar in Cancun, Mexico

2013-03-15

16 people are killed by a fireworks accident in Tlaxcala, Mexico

2013-03-16

24 Pakistani Army soldiers are killed after their bus falls down a ravine in Rawalpindi

2013-03-17

10 people are killed by a car bombing in Basra, Iraq

2013-03-18

98 people are killed and 248 are injured across Iraq from a series of bombings and shootings

2013-03-19

27 people are killed and 14 are injured in a bus crash in Maharashtra, India

2013-03-19

16 people are killed by mudslides in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2013-03-21

12 people are killed and 30 are injured by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan

2013-03-21

42 people are killed and 84 are injured by a bombing in a mosque in Damascus, Syria

2013-03-21

24 people are killed and 100 are injured by a tornado and hail storm in southern China

2013-03-21

A barter dispute loses control and results in 10 people being killed, 20 injured, and 4 mosques being burnt to the ground in Myanmar

2013-03-22

37 people are killed and 200 are injured in a refugee camp fire in Ban Mae, Thailand

2013-03-23

20 people are killed and 200 are injured by a tornado in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh

2013-03-24

17 soldiers are killed by a suicide bomber at a military checkpoint in North Waziristan, Pakistan

2013-03-24

25 people are killed by gunmen in a coordinated attack in Adamawa State, Nigeria

2013-03-27

12 people are killed in the Philippines after a mini-tornado causes a boat to capsize

2013-03-28

143 rebels and 20 government troop are killed in conflict in Pibor County, Sudan

2013-03-28

15 students are killed and 7 are injured after a mortar strikes Damascus University

2013-03-29

10 people are killed and 31 are injured by a blast outside the US consulate in Pakistan

2013-03-29

23 people are killed by coordinated bombings on Shiite mosques in Iraq

2013-03-29

36 people are killed after a 16-floor building collapses in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

2013-03-31

14 Boko Haram suspects are killed in a Nigerian Army raid

2013-03-31

11 people are killed in flooding at Port Louis, Mauritius

2013-04-01

9 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Tikrit, Iraq

2013-04-02

7 people are killed in an attack on a power plant in Peshawar, Pakistan

2013-04-02

13 children are killed in a fire in a mosque in Yangon, Burma

2013-04-02

13 people are killed in a quarry accident, in Arusha, Tanzania

2013-04-03

46 people are killed and 100 are injured by a court-house suicide bombing in Farah, Afghanistan

2013-04-03

50 people are killed by flooding across Argentina

2013-04-03

24 people are killed after a bus plunges off a cliff in Papa New Guinea

2013-04-04

74 people are killed after an illegally constructed building collapses in Thane, India

2013-04-04

9 people have been killed on an axe-murdering rampage in Chhattisgarh state, India

2013-04-05

60 people are killed in Nigeria after a bus collides with an oil tanker

2013-04-06

22 people are killed and 60 are injured by a suicide bombing at an election campaign tent in Baquba, Iraq

2013-04-06

11 people are killed in an attack on a village in Midlu, Nigeria

2013-04-07

15 people, including 9 children, are killed by an air strike on Aleppo by the Syrian Air Force

2013-04-08

15 people are killed and 53 are wounded by a car bombing in Damascus

2013-04-08

163 people are killed and 50,000 are displaced after tribal violence erupts in Darfur, Sudan

2013-04-09

12 civilians and UN peacekeepers are killed in an ambush in Jonglei, Sudan

2013-04-09

37 people are killed and 850 are injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Iran

2013-04-09

13 people are killed and 3 are injured from a shooting spree in Velika Ivanča, Serbia

2013-04-11

14 people are killed in clashes between drug traffickers and police in Michoacán, Mexico

2013-04-11

57 people are killed by the Syrian Army in Daraa Governorate, Syria

2013-04-12

11 people are killed and 30 are injured in mosque attacks across Iraq

2013-04-13

8 people are killed after a bomb explodes on a bus in Peshawar, Pakistan

2013-04-13

20 civilians are killed by the government bombing of Saraqib, Idlib

2013-04-14

20 people are killed in attacks in Mogadishu, Somalia

2013-04-14

33 people are killed after a bus tumbled off a cliff in Trujillo, Peru

2013-04-14

11 people are killed and 50 are injured after a hotel fire in Xiangyang, China

2013-04-15

3 people are killed and 183 are injured after two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon

2013-04-15

33 people are killed and 163 are injured in a wave of bombings across Iraq

2013-04-16

37 people are killed by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Khash country, Iran

2013-04-16

16 people are killed after a gold mine collapses in Kyekyewere, Ghana

2013-04-17

5 people are killed in Wana, Pakistan, by a United States drone attack

2013-04-17

15 people are killed and 100 are injured after a fertilizer plant explodes in West, Texas

2013-04-18

27 people are killed and 65 are injured in a cafe bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-04-19

Boston bombing suspects killed and captured in Boston after 4 days

2013-04-20

193 people are killed and 11,826 are injured after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes Lushan County, China

2013-04-20

5 snowboarders are killed by an avalanche in Loveland Pass, Colorado

2013-04-21

185 people are killed in a conflict between Islamic extremists and the Nigerian military

2013-04-22

6 people are killed in a shooting rampage in Belgorod, Russia

2013-04-23

28 people are killed and 70 are injured during clashes between police and Sunni Muslims in Hawija, Iraq

2013-04-23

21 people are killed during violent unrest in Xinjiang, China

2013-04-24

33 people are killed and 115 are injured after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes Jalalabad, Afghanistan

2013-04-24

256 people are killed and 1,000 are injured after a building collapses Savar Upazila, Bangladesh

2013-04-25

38 people are killed in a psychiatric hospital fire in Ramensky, Russia

2013-04-26

30 people are killed after a bus crashes following a Taliban attack in southern Afghanistan

2013-04-27

10 people are killed and 25 are injured after a bomb attack in Karachi, Pakistan

2013-04-28

8 people are killed and dozens are injured after Taliban attacks on election candidates in Pakistan

2013-04-28

3 people are killed and 14 are injured after a gas explosions causes a building to collapse in Reims, France

2013-04-29

7 people are killed after a Boeing 747 crashes in Bagram, Afghanistan

2013-04-30

13 people are killed after a bomb explodes in Damascus

2013-05-01

15 people are killed by multiple bomb attacks across Iraq

2013-05-01

16 people are killed in a flash flood in Saudi Arabia

2013-05-02

14 members of the Sons of Iraq are killed in attacks in Fallujah, Iraq

2013-05-02

100 people are killed by the Syrian Army in a raid on al-Bayda, Baniyas

2013-05-02

60 miners are killed after a gold mine collapses in Jebel Amir, North Darfur, Sudan

2013-05-04

5 US soldiers are killed by a bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan

2013-05-04

77 people are killed by the Syrian Army in Baniyas

2013-05-04

39 people are killed at a funeral in Wukari, Nigeria

2013-05-05

10 people are killed in a church attack in Njilan, Nigeria

2013-05-05

5 people are killed after a limousine catches fire in Hayward, California

2013-05-06

10 people are killed and 26 people are injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq

2013-05-06

13 people are killed in clashes with Bangladeshi police in Dhaka

2013-05-06

15 people are killed and 50 are injured after a bomb detonates at a political rally in Pakistan

2013-05-07

55 people are killed by a Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

2013-05-07

4 people are killed after the Mayon Volcano erupts in the Philippines

2013-05-07

20 people are killed and 36 are injured after a gas tanker explodes in Ecatepec de Morelos, Mexico

2013-05-07

8 people are killed and a dozen are injured after bear attacks in Orissa, India

2013-05-08

33 people are killed after an overloaded bus falls into a river in Himachal Pradesh, India

2013-05-11

43 people are killed in two car bombings in Reyhanlı, Turkey

2013-05-17

90 people are killed and 200 are injured after a series of bombings across Iraq

2013-05-20

133 people are killed and 283 are injured in a continued wave of insurgency in Iraq

2013-05-20

2 people are killed and 20 are injured after a hot air balloon crashes in Cappadocia, Turkey

2013-05-25

17 children are killed by a gas cylinder explosion on a school bus in Gujrat, Pakistan

2013-05-27

75 people are killed and 200 are injured in a wave of bombings across Iraq

2013-06-03

20 people, including 10 children, are killed by a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan

2013-06-03

119 people are killed in a poultry farm fire in Jilin Province, China

2013-06-05

44 people are killed by a lightning storm in Bihar, India

2013-06-07

42 people are killed and 30 are injured after a bus catches fire in Xiamen, China

2013-06-07

18 people are killed and 14 are injured after a bus plunges off a mountain road in Himachel Pradesh, India

2013-06-10

70 people are killed as a series of bombs explode across Iraq

2013-06-16

20 people are killed by a series of car bombings across Iraq

2013-06-18

31 people are killed and 60 are injured by two suicide bombings in al-Qahira, Baghdad

2013-06-18

27 people are killed and 30 are injured by a suicide bomb in Sher Garh, Pakistan

2013-06-19

48 people are killed by armed bandits in Zamfara State, Nigeria

2013-06-21

15 people are killed and 20 are injured after a suicide bomber attacks a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan

2013-06-23

9 tourists and 1 tour guide are killed after gunmen storm a hotel near Nanga Parbat, Pakistan

2013-06-23

18 Romanians are killed and 32 are injured after a bus crash in Montenegro

2013-06-25

37 people are killed after a gold mine collapses in the Central African Republic

2013-06-26

20 people are killed after a rescue helicopter crashes in Uttarakhand

2013-06-30

30 people are killed after a fuel truck explodes in Kampala, Uganda

2013-06-30

19 fire fighters are killed controlling a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona

2013-07-01

47 people are killed and 90 are wounded in two bomb blasts in Pakistan

2013-07-02

16 people are killed and 200 are injured in protest clashes at Cairo University against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi

2013-07-04

12 people are killed and 60 are injured in a wave of shootings across Chicago

2013-07-05

15 people are killed by a bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-07-06

42 people are killed in an attack on a boarding school in Mamudo, Nigeria

2013-07-06

14 people are killed after a train runs over a rickshaw in Sheikhupura, Pakistan

2013-07-06

42 people are killed and 5 missing after a freight train carrying crude oil derailed and set of fires in Lac-Megantic, Quebec

2013-07-06

3 people are killed and 181 are injured after a Boeing 777 crash lands at San Francisco Airport

2013-07-07

10 people are killed after an air taxi crashes in Soldotna, Alaska

2013-07-08

42 people have been killed and hundreds injured after the Egyptian army raids a sit in protest in Cairo

2013-07-08

A dozen people are killed and injured after a hotel collapses in Hyderbad, India

2013-07-11

30 people are killed in a wave of bomb and gun attacks across Iraq

2013-07-12

8 people are killed after a commuter train derails in Paris

2013-07-13

18 people are killed and 40 are injured after a gravel truck collides with a bus in Podolsk, Russia

2013-07-13

Ten people are killed after a bus crash in Minas Gerais, Brazil

2013-07-15

13 people are killed by a car bomb in Deir Atiyah, Syria

2013-07-15

18 people are killed and 47 are injured in a riot following a boxing match in Indonesia

2013-07-16

27 children are killed and 25 are hospitalized after eating lunch contaminated with insecticide in India

2013-07-17

7 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus, Syria

2013-07-17

58 people are killed in floods in Sichuan Province, China

2013-07-19

20 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Diyala, Iraq

2013-07-21

15 Egyptian Army soldiers are killed after their bus crashes into a truck on the Mediterranean Coast Highway

2013-07-21

12 people are killed in a clash between two Muslim families in Lanao del Sur, Philippines

2013-07-22

89 people are killed and 500 are injured by earthquakes in Gansu province, China

2013-07-23

19 people are killed and 22 are injured after a tour bus collides with a truck in Saraburi, Thailand

2013-07-24

80 people are killed and 140 are injured after a high-speed train derails in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

2013-07-26

57 people are killed in a market bombing in Parachinar, Pakistan

2013-07-27

100 people are killed and 1,500 injured in a crackdown against protesters in Cairo, Egypt

2013-07-28

39 people are killed after a bus veers off a bridge in Avellino Province, Italy

2013-07-29

44 people are killed in a wave of car bombings in Iraq

2013-07-30

28 people are killed in a series of bombings in Kano, Nigeria

2013-07-30

134 people are killed in tribal conflicts in Darfyr, Sudan

2013-07-30

9 children are killed and 20 are injured after a school bus collides with a truck in Hanumangarh, India

2013-08-02

40 people are killed after an ammunition depot explodes in Homs, Syria

2013-08-03

9 children are killed by a suicide bombing in Jalalabad, Afghanistan

2013-08-03

80 people are killed in a wave of insurgency across Iraq

2013-08-05

160 people are killed by flash floods across Afghanistan and Pakistan

2013-08-06

18 people are killed and 55 are wounded by a car bomb explosion in Damascus, Syria

2013-08-06

25 people are killed and 60 are wounded by a series of car bombs in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-08-06

1 person is killed and 4 are injured after a hot air balloon crash in Montbovon, Sweden

2013-08-07

11 people are killed by a bombing in Karachi, Pakistan

2013-08-08

28 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan

2013-08-08

14 people are killed by a bomb explosion in Nangarhar, Afghanistan

2013-08-08

4 people are killed and 4 are wounded in a shooting spree in Dallas, Texas

2013-08-09

8 people are killed and 24 are injured after gunmen open fire on a Sunni mosque in Quetta, Pakistan

2013-08-10

6 people are killed after Paluweh volcano erupts in Indonesia

2013-08-10

16 Royal Guardsmen are killed in a bus accident in Al Hoceima, Morocco

2013-08-11

22 people are killed by flash floods in Kabul, Pakistan

2013-08-11

2 people are killed and 30 are injured after a coach crash in southern France

2013-08-12

8 people are killed and 25 are injured in a suicide bomb attack in Balad, Iraq

2013-08-12

30 people are killed by gunmen in northeast Nigeria

2013-08-14

14 people are killed and 26 are injured by two roadside bombings in Baqubah, Iraq

2013-08-14

638 people are killed in violent clashes between police and protesters across Egypt

2013-08-15

20 people are killed and 200 are injured in an explosion in Beirut

2013-08-16

61 people are killed after the ferry MV Thomas Aquinas sinks in the Philippines

2013-08-17

15 civilians are killed by a Syrian warplane attack in Aleppo

2013-08-17

18 people are killed in conflict between Boko Harem and Nigerian military

2013-08-18

6 people are killed by a bomb blast on a bus in West Bengal, India

2013-08-19

24 Egyptian policemen are killed in an attack in Rafah

2013-08-19

37 pilgrims are killed in a train accident in India

2013-08-19

91 people are killed by floods across China

2013-08-20

9 Islamist militants are killed by Russian police in North Caucasus

2013-08-21

37 people are killed and 16 are injured in a bus crash near Chin Swee Temple, Malaysia

2013-08-21

21 people are killed in flash floods in Qinghai province, China

2013-08-22

14 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Western Iraq

2013-08-23

50 people are killed in mosque bombings in Tripoli, Lebanon

2013-08-23

26 people are killed and 55 are injured by a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-08-24

4 people are killed in a helicopter crash in the Shetland Islands

2013-08-24

30 people are killed in a gang battle involving flame throwers in Palmasola prison, Bolivia

2013-08-25

41 people are killed in a wave of bomb attacks across Iraq

2013-08-25

4 people are killed and 25 are injured after a train derails in Tabasco, Mexico

2013-08-28

51 people are killed in a series of bombings across Iraq

2013-08-29

41 people are killed and 33 are injured in a bus accident in Kenya

2013-08-30

15 people are killed by a liquid ammonia leak at a cold storage plant in Shanghai, China

2013-09-03

15 militants are killed by an Egyptian Army helicopter in Sinai Peninsula

2013-09-06

20 people are killed by Islamist militants in villages in northeast Nigeria

2013-09-07

14 Syrian rebels and 2 civilians are killed by heavy government shelling of Damascus

2013-09-07

15 people are killed by a restaurant car bombing by Al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, Somalia

2013-09-08

11 people are killed and 18 are injured after a gunfire attack in Guatemala City

2013-09-08

11 people are killed after a minibus collides with a train in Lasi, Romania

2013-09-08

6 people are killed and 9 are injured after a minibus collides with a car in Jakarta, Indonesia

2013-09-09

60 people are killed in conflict between rebels and loyalists in the Central African Republic

2013-09-09

18 people are killed in conflict between government and Boko Harem troops in Borno State, Nigeria

2013-09-09

44 people are killed and 45 are injured after a bus crashes into a ravine in Northern Guatemala

2013-09-10

16 people are killed after a series of bomb attacks across Iraq

2013-09-10

3 people are killed after a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter crashes in the Artic Ocean

2013-09-11

12 Alawite sect members are killed by rebel fighters in central Syria

2013-09-13

30 people are killed by a mosque bombing attack in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-09-13

9 people are killed after massive floods in Galati County, Romania

2013-09-15

21 people are killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad and Shia provinces, Iraq

2013-09-15

27 people are killed after a coal mine collapses in Afghanistan

2013-09-16

21 people are killed by Hurricane Ingrid in Mexico

2013-09-16

12 people are killed after a gunman opens fire at a naval yard in Washington DC

2013-09-17

6 people are killed after a train and double-decker bus collide in Ottawa, Canada

2013-09-20

46 soldiers are killed in army-base attacks in Shabwah Governorate, Yemen

2013-09-21

6 people are killed in military and insurgent conflict in Zamboanga City, Philippines

2013-09-21

100 people are killed in a series of attacks across Iraq

2013-09-21

59 people are killed and 175 wounded in a shopping mall gun battle in Nairobi, Kenya

2013-09-22

78 people are killed in a church suicide bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan

2013-09-23

25 people are killed after Typhoon Usagi passes Hong Kong and China

2013-09-24

515 people are killed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Balochistan, Pakistan

2013-09-27

7 people are killed in mosque bombings in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-09-27

19 people are killed and 45 are injured in a bus bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan

2013-09-27

At least 22 people are killed after a refugee ship capsizes off the island of Java

2013-09-27

60 people are killed after a building collapses in Mumbai, India

2013-09-28

27 villagers are killed by Boko Harem in northeast Nigeria

2013-09-29

42 people are killed by Boko Harem in a college attack in Gujba, Nigeria

2013-09-29

16 people are killed by a Syrian Army air strike that hit a secondary school in Raqqa, Syria

2013-09-30

54 people are killed by a series of car bombs in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-10-02

8 people are killed and 14 are injured after an accident involving an SUV, church bus, and tractor trailer in Jefferson County, Tennessee

2013-10-03

325 people are killed after a migrant ship catches fire and shipwrecks of the coast of Lampedusa, Italy

2013-10-03

13 people are killed after a passenger plane crashes in Lagos, Nigeria

2013-10-06

53 people are killed in political clashes in Egypt

2013-10-09

60 people are killed in clashes between militias and Seleka rebels in the Central African Republic

2013-10-11

10 people are killed and a hospital fire in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan

2013-10-11

27 people are killed after a migrant boat sinks in the Channel of Sicily

2013-10-12

50 people are killed after a truck veers of a cliff in  La Convencion Province, Peru

2013-10-12

15 people are killed by a series of explosions in a fireworks factory in Vietnam

2013-10-13

109 people are killed in a stampede on a bridge in  Datia district, Madhya Pradesh, India

2013-10-16

21 people are killed after a minibus hits a land mine in Nawa, Syria

2013-10-16

49 people are killed after Lao Airlines Flight 301 crashes in the Mekong River, Laos

2013-10-16

18 people are killed after Typhoon Wipha strikes Japan

2013-10-17

59 people are killed in a wave of attacks on Shia Muslims in Iraq

2013-10-19

16 people are killed and 30 are wounded by a suicide bombing Beledweyne, Somalia

2013-10-19

11 people are killed after a plane crashes in Namur, Belgium

2013-10-20

30 people are killed by a suicide truck bomber in Hama, Syria

2013-10-20

37 people are killed in a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-10-20

78 people are killed by cattle raiders in Jonglei, Sudan

2013-10-22

37 Boko Harem Islamist militants are killed by air and ground strikes in Nigeria

2013-10-22

22 security force personal are killed in attacks on military checkpoints in Anbar Province, Iraq

2013-10-25

74 Boko Harem members killed in a coordinated assault in Borno State, Nigeria

2013-10-27

38 people are killed in a series of car bombings in Bagdhad, Iraq

2013-10-27

18 people are killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan

2013-10-30

44 people are killed after a bus catches fire in Mahbubnagar, India

2013-11-03

8 people are killed and 10 are injured after a turboprop plane crashes in northern Bolivia

2013-11-03

6 people are killed after an overcrowded ferry sinks in Pattaya, Thailand

2013-11-05

4 people are killed after a 4-story building under construction collapses in Lagos, Nigeria

2013-11-06

8 people are killed and 50 are injured by a suicide bombing in Damascus, Syria

2013-11-06

15 people are killed after a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-11-08

11 people are killed in a car park bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia

2013-11-08

At least 6,000 people are killed after Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm recorded at landfall, makes landfall in the Philippines

2013-11-09

8 people are killed by a gunman in Cali, Columbia

2013-11-11

4 people are killed and 8 are injured after a building catches fire in Mumbai, India

2013-11-11

100 people are killed in a tropical cyclone in the Puntland region, Somalia

2013-11-15

5 people are killed and 10 are injured after a train derails in Nashik, India

2013-11-17

50 people are killed after a Boeing 737 aircraft crashes in Kazan, Russia

2013-11-18

20 people are killed after a train collides with a minibus in Cairo, Egypt

2013-11-19

23 people are killed by a suicide bombing attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon

2013-11-21

31 people are killed by a truck bomb in northeaster Iraq

2013-11-21

54 people are killed after the roof of a supermarket collapses in Riga, Latvia

2013-11-25

17 people are killed and 37 are wounded in a cafe bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-12-05

52 people are killed and 167 are injured in a militant attack on a defense ministry compound in Sana'a, Yemen

2013-12-11

20 people are killed by the bubonic plague in a small Madagascan village

2013-12-16

21 people are killed and 20 are injured after a bus falls from an elevated highway in Manila, Philippines

2013-12-27

29 people are killed after a bus plunged off the Huay Tong Bridge, Thailand

2013-12-29

16 people are killed and 40 are wounded by a suicide bomb attack at Volgograd-1 railway station, Russia

2013-12-30

15 people are killed in a trolley-bus bomb attack in Voglograd, Russia

2014-01-02

30 people are killed after a bus plunges off a cliff and falls 400 ft in Malshej Ghat, India

2014-01-04

14 people are killed after a three-story building construction site collapses in Goa, India

2014-01-09

5 people are killed in a Mitsubishi Materials chemical plant, Yokkaichi, Japan

2014-01-13

14 people are killed and 7 are injured after an explosion in an illegal gambling hall in Kaili City, China

2014-01-17

21 people are killed in a suicide bombing in a restaurant in Kabul, Afghanistan

2014-01-26

21 people are killed after a tourist boat capsizes off the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

2014-01-30

24 hostages are killed after 6 suicide bombers temporarily take over the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation in Baghdad

2014-02-01

14 people are killed after Mount Sinabung erupts in Indonesia

2014-02-03

2 students are shot & killed in a school shooting in Moscow

2014-02-04

10 people are killed & 35 injured after a bus falls into a ravine in Pune, India

2014-02-08

15 people are killed & 130 injured in a hotel fire in Medina, Saudi Arabia

2014-02-08

17 people are killed after a truck & bus collide in Mendoza, Argentina

2014-02-11

11 people are killed after a grenade was tossed into a movie theatre in Peshawar, Pakistan

2014-02-11

77 people are killed after a military transport plan crashes in Algeria

2014-02-21

11 people are killed after a Libyan Air Force plan crashes in Tunisia

2014-02-24

7 people are killed & 37 are injured after a bridge collapses in Vietnam

2014-02-25

50 students are killed in a Boko Harem attack on a college in Buni, Nigeria

2014-03-01

29 people are killed & 130 are injured by a group of knife-wielding terrorists at Kunming Railway Station, China

2014-03-12

8 people are killed, 70 are injured, & 2 buildings are leveled by a gas explosion in East Harlem, New York

2014-03-22

251 people are killed after a boat capsizes in Lake Albert, Uganda

2014-03-22

30 people are killed by a mudslide in Oso, Washington

2014-04-10

88 civilians are killed by barrel bombs from Syrian war planes in Aleppo, Syria

2014-04-18

12 Nepalese climbers are killed by an avalanche on Mt Everest

2014-04-23

60 people are killed & 80 are injured after a train crashes in The Democratic Republic of the Congo

2014-05-13

238 miners are killed by an underground explosion and mine fire in Soma Mine, Turkey

2014-06-14

49 people are killed after a Ukrainian Ilyushin Il-76 airlifter is shot down

2014-07-15

20 people are killed & 100 are injured after a train derails in Moscow

2014-07-23

44 people are killed after TransAsia Airways Flight 222 crashed into buildings in Taiwan

2014-07-24

116 people are killed after Air Algérie Flight 5017 crashed in Mali

2014-09-13

At least 8 people are killed after the ferry MV Maharlika II sinks off the Philippines coast

2014-09-13

40 people are killed after T. B. Joshua's The Synagogue Church of All Nations collapses in Nigeria

2014-09-27

57 people are killed after Mount Ontake erupts in Japan

2014-10-01

41 children are killed by a suicide bombing on the Akrameh al-Makhzumi school in Homs, Syria

2014-10-02

15 people are killed after a gun powder plant explodes in Gorni Lom, Bulgaria

2015-11-03

Overcrowded bus tilts, plunges down a hill in Nepal; at least 30 killed

2015-11-04

At least 10 killed in Pakistan building collapse

2015-11-12

Red Cross: At least 37 killed, 180 hurt in southern Beirut suicide bombings

2015-11-13

Wave of violent attacks hits Paris; dozens killed

2015-11-15

10 killed after French high-speed train derails and crashes into canal

2015-11-20

American student among 3 killed in West Bank assault

2015-11-21

Cameroon: At least 6 killed in suspected Boko Haram suicide bombings

2015-11-28

21 killed in Nigeria suicide attack

2015-11-29

11 killed in two Boko Haram attacks in Cameroon

2015-12-11

US-led coalition says it killed ISIS finance minister in Iraq

2015-12-12

At least 87 killed in latest Burundi violence

2015-12-13

At least 87 killed in latest Burundi violence

2015-12-22

NY cop, female Air Force major among 6 US troops killed in Afghan attack

2015-12-24

At least 25 killed in hospital fire in Jazan, Saudi Arabia

2015-12-25

Top Syrian rebel leader killed in air strike

2015-12-26

BIFF attacks farming town in Sultan Kudarat; 9 killed

2015-12-27

8 people killed when severe storms, tornadoes hit Dallas area

2016-01-01

Police: 2 killed, at least 4 wounded in Tel Aviv pub shooting

2016-01-26

Oregon protest leader Ammon Bundy, others arrested; 1 killed

2016-01-30

5 killed in British Columbia avalanche

2016-01-30

1 killed, 6 hurt in shootings, stabbing at Denver motorcycle show

2016-01-31

Palestinian Officer Is Killed After Attacking Three Israeli Soldiers

2016-02-03

Israeli policewoman, 3 Palestinian attackers killed in Jerusalem shootout

2016-02-08

Chicago cop who killed Quintonio LeGrier sues teen's estate for $10 million

2016-02-20

2 Serbians believed among 49 killed in US airstrike in Libya

2016-02-25

7 killed as tornadoes touch down across US

2016-02-27

Virginia officer killed a day after she is sworn in

2016-03-20

Two American citizens killed in Istanbul blast: White House

2016-04-23

Eight family members killed in Ohio gun rampage

2016-04-26

John Ridsdel: Hostage from Canada killed in Philippines

2016-05-06

Rebels capture village near Aleppo, 73 killed: monitor

2016-05-22

Afghan Taliban leader Mansour 'probably killed' in US air strike

2016-05-25

Ten killed in suicide attack near Afghan capital

2016-06-04

Five Soldiers Killed in Texas Floods

2016-06-26

West Virginia's worst flooding in a century has killed 23

2016-07-01

Tesla Driver Killed While Using 'Autopilot'

2016-07-02

Bangladesh PM says 13 hostages rescued from Dhaka cafe, some killed

2016-07-18

3 officers shot and killed in Baton Rouge

2016-08-14

Imam and His Assistant Killed in a Shooting Near a Mosque in Queens

2016-08-25

Italy earthquake has killed at least 120 people - prime minister

2016-09-01

US, Russia fight over who killed ISIL leader

2016-09-18

17 Soldiers Killed in Attack at Indian Army Base in Kashmir

2016-09-18

Four militants, nine Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir attack

2016-09-18

Middle East|US Admits to Strike in Syria That Russia Says Killed 62 Syrian Troops

2016-10-07

Hurricane Matthew: At least 100 people killed in Haiti devastation

2016-10-09

2 Police Officers Are Shot and Killed in Palm Springs, Calif.

2016-10-09

Turkish military says 31 Islamic State militants killed in northern Syria

2016-10-16

Four killed after truck flies off San Diego bridge onto festival below

2016-11-24

At Least 40 Killed in East China Scaffolding Collapse

2016-12-11

At Least 60 Killed as Crowded Church Collapses in Nigeria

2017-01-01

At least 35 killed in New Year gun attack at Istanbul nightclub

2017-01-09

Turkish army says 48 Islamic State militants killed in Syria on Sunday

2017-01-22

At Least 32 Killed, 50 Injured as Train Derails in India

2017-02-24

Kim Jong-nam Was Killed by VX Nerve Agent, Malaysians Say

2017-03-08

At Least 4 Killed as Train Barrels Into Charter Bus in Biloxi

2017-03-17

New York City EMT Is Killed in Ambulance Theft in the Bronx

2017-03-30

13 Killed in Texas as Church Bus and Pickup Truck Collide

2017-04-02

US-led Coalition strikes against ISIS have killed 229 civilians: Pentagon report

2017-04-21

One Officer Killed, Two Wounded In Shooting On Paris' Champs Elysees

2017-05-01

US soldier killed in Iraq during a patrol outside Mosul

2017-05-01

US coalition strikes against ISIS killed at least 352 civilians since 2014, Pentagon says

2017-05-23

At least 19 killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena

2017-10-10

At least 10 killed by wildfires in California wine country

2017-10-14

Canadian says child killed, US wife raped during Afghan kidnapping

2017-11-01

Several people killed by vehicle on New York City bike path

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Killed - Notable Birthdays

Tupac ShakurJun 16, 1971

Killed - Birthdays
Date Event
1695-06-06

Adriaen Valckenier, gov-gen Neth-Indies (1737-41)/killed 8,000 Chinese

1846-02-26

William F "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Davenport Iowa, killed 4000 buffaloes

1868-04-25

John Bevins Moisant, pioneer aviator, first to cross English Channel with passenger and a cat, killed in New Orleans whose present day airport was originally name for him. (D. 1910)

1888-10-06

Roland Garros, Who Killed the Red Baron?

1888-10-08

Clifford Heatherley, Who Killed Doc Robin?

1891-05-18

Oswald Boelcke, Who Killed the Red Baron?

1892-10-04

Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor killed by Nazis

1910-01-30

James Carreras, Who Killed Van Loon?

1912-12-01

Hank Grant, Who Killed Mr. X?

1917-10-04

Jan Murray, Bronx NY, comedian (Treasure Hunt, Who Killed Teddy Bear)

1919-10-04

Donald Scott, Report 0846: Lonely Hearts - Who Killed Dan Cupid?

1921-01-01

César Baldaccini, My Brother-in-law Killed My Sister

1922-01-01

Ernest F. Hollings, Who Killed Carolyn Muncey?/A Feisty Farewell/Cinderella Story

1922-11-24

Stanford R. Ovshinsky, Who Killed the Electric Car?

1923-05-15

Jean MacColl, Who Killed Kirsty MacColl?

1923-9-10

Vanda Lacerda, Killed the Family and Went to the Movies

1924-08-20

Jim B. Smith, Homicide: Who Killed Who?

1925-11-21

Clelle Mahon, The Beast That Killed Women

1925-9-30

George E. Turner, King Kong 60th Anniversary Special: 'It Was Beauty Killed the Beast'

1928-03-10

James Earl Ray, Who Killed Martin Luther King?

1930-08-18

Liviu Librescu, Israeli professor, killed in the Virginia Tech massacre

1931-05-16

Hana Brady, Killed during Holocaust

1932-9-12

Bobby Hargis, The Men Who Killed Kennedy

1932-9-24

Rolf Tiedemann, Who Killed Walter Benjamin...

1933-10-14

Pierre Fabre, Birgit Haas Must Be Killed

1934-05-27

Enzo Siciliano, Who Killed Pasolini?

1935-05-24

Jim Mora Sr., Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?

1936-09-25

Juliet Prowse, Bombay India, actress/dancer (Who Killed Teddy Bear)

1937-12-04

Max Baer Jr., Who Killed J.B. Fletcher?

1938-05-16

Larry Olsen, Who Killed Doc Robbin

1938-05-25

Eilene Janssen, Who Killed Doc Robbin

1940-07-07

Sandra Grant, Who Killed Annie Foran?

1940-9-14

Joana Fomm, Who Killed Pixote?

1941-12-06

Richard Speck, mass murderer (killed 8 student nurses in 1966)

1941-9-21

James Woolsey, Who Killed the Electric Car?

1942-9-25

Carol Marney, They've Killed President Lincoln!

1945-06-17

Art Bell, I Know Who Killed Me

1945-11-27

José Joffily, Who Killed Pixote?

1945-9-19

Zeca Assumpção, Killed the Family and Went to the Movies

1947-02-21

Mauro Macario, Percy Is Killed

1947-08-28

Alice Playton, NYC, actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name)

1948-06-23

Clarence Thomas, The Justice Nobody Knows/What Killed Rebecca Riley?/Invincible

1948-9-20

Diane Moore, Who Killed Teddy Bear

1949-05-10

Mauricio Maestro, Who Killed Pixote?

1949-05-11

Márcia Rodrigues, Killed the Family and Went to the Movies

1949-07-04

David Tygel, Who Killed Pixote?

1949-07-15

Trevor Horn, rock producer (Buggles-Video Killed, Yes, Frankie)

1949-07-17

Charley Steiner, Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?

1951-03-01

Elliott Sharp, The Time We Killed

1953-04-12

Joe Leon, Who Killed Chandra Levy?

1953-04-12

Frederick Barry, Who Killed Carrie Cornell?

1954-02-11

Gary Barbaro, Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?

1954-10-02

Anna Gaedcke, Being Killed

1955-03-16

Karl Archambault, I Killed My Mother

1955-05-10

Mark David Chapman, I Killed John Lennon

1955-12-01

Robert D. Morais, I Killed My Mother

1956-04-05

Cumisha Amado, Who Killed Holly Hollywood?

1957-08-30

Pierre Chagnon, I Killed My Mother

1957-12-16

Monique Spaziani, I Killed My Mother

1958-05-12

Christian Brando, son of Marlon/killed sisters boyfriend

1959-10-31

Jonathan Guggenheim, Penn & Teller Get Killed

1960-02-14

Jim Kelly, Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?

1960-08-19

Bobby Hebert, Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?

1961-01-27

Benoît Gouin, I Killed My Mother

1961-02-07

Rick Neuheisel, Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?

1961-03-04

Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, boxer (killed a boxer in the ring)

1961-12-20

Nate Newton, Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?

1962-03-03

Herschel Walker, Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?

1962-10-31

Tim Talbot, Who Killed Johnny

1963-05-13

Julian Brookhouse, rocker (Curiosity Killed Cat-Keep Your Distance)

1963-07-08

Lung Leg, You Killed Me First

1963-11-28

Cornelia Guest, I Know Who Killed Me

1964-01-27

Migi, [Miguel Drummond] rock (Curiosity Killed Cat-Keep Your Distance)

1964-06-06

Thaddeus Wadleigh, Who Killed the Electric Car?

1964-10-14

Alexandre Frota, Killed the Family and Went to the Movies

1964-12-11

Tuca Andrada, Who Killed Pixote?

1965-05-09

Ben Volpeliere-Pierrot, rocker (Curiosity Killed Cat-Keep Distance)

1965-10-20

Glen Lambert, Who Killed Johnny Love?

1965-10-25

Nick Thorpe, rocker (Curiosity Killed the Cat-Keep Your Distance)

1966-12-23

Cláudia Raia, Killed the Family and Went to the Movies

1967-9-13

Crystal Wilder, Who Killed Holly Hollywood?

1968-03-23

Richard D. Titus, Who Killed the Electric Car?

1969-11-28

Jason Wilburn, I Know Who Killed Me

1971-06-16

Tupac Shakur, East Harlem New York, American rap star/actor (Juice, Bullet) (killed in 1996)

1971-07-30

Brent Davis, Who Killed Tangerine?

1973-02-14

Steve McNair, The Justice Nobody Knows/What Killed Rebecca Riley?/Invincible

1973-05-11

Cassiano Carneiro, Who Killed Pixote?

1975-01-11

Venetian Snares, Who Killed the Electric Car?

1975-04-12

Carol Machado, Who Killed Pixote?

1976-05-21

Stéphanie Anne Weber Biron, I Killed My Mother

1976-08-31

Sophie Quinton, Who Killed Bambi?

1977-10-08

Brett Reider, Brett Killed Mom: A Sister's Diary

1977-11-22

Luciana Rigueira, Who Killed Pixote?

1978-02-24

Louise Woodward, ELton England, nanny who killed Matthew Eappen

1978-9-13

Megan Henning, I Know Who Killed Me

1980-03-08

Max Loong, Who Killed Johnny

1981-04-05

Michael A. Monsoor, a United States Navy SEAL killed in Iraq and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

1981-12-10

Brian Bedell, Powers: Who Killed Retro Girl?

1984-02-07

Nadine Bosurgi, Who Killed Johnny

1985-03-05

Marisol Romero, Who Killed the Electric Car?

1985-06-21

Bianca Gervais, I Killed My Mother

1985-07-05

François Arnaud, I Killed My Mother

1987-07-21

Peter Doocy, The Man Who Killed Usama Bin Laden

1987-08-09

Alexis Vanier, I Killed My Mother

1988-03-18

JR Garcia, I Know Who Killed Me

1988-05-12

Corban Noah, I Killed Lisa Jacobs

1989-03-20

Xavier Dolan, I Killed My Mother

1992-03-05

Justin Riordan, Kill or Be Killed

1993-01-04

Asher Abraham, Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?

1994-10-23

Cooper Green, How My Dad Killed Dracula

1996-05-24

Matthew Eappen, Boston Mass, baby killed by nanny Louise Woodward

Killed - Notable Deaths

CiceroDec 7, -43

Moctezuma IIJun 30, 1520

Ferdinand MagellanApr 27, 1521

CuauhtémocFeb 28, 1525

Diego de AlmagroJul 8, 1538

James CookFeb 14, 1779

Alexander HamiltonJul 12, 1804

Davy CrockettMar 6, 1836

Sitting BullDec 15, 1890

Michael CollinsAug 22, 1922

Mad Dog CollFeb 8, 1932

Bonnie ParkerMay 23, 1934

Clyde BarrowMay 23, 1934

Will RogersAug 15, 1935

Anne FrankMar 12, 1945

Jack RubyJan 3, 1967

Joe GalloApr 7, 1972

Joy AdamsonJan 3, 1980

John LennonDec 8, 1980

Jeffrey DahmerNov 28, 1994

Steve IrwinSep 4, 2006

Killed - Deaths
Date Event
413

Nicias, Athens politician (Peace of Nicias), killed at about 57

43

Cicero, Roman politician and orator, killed as part of the proscriptions at 63

BC
AD
238-04-12

Gordian II, Roman co-Emperor with his father Gordian I, killed in battle at Carthage

290-10-01

[Christian] Bacchus, roman soldier/martyred saint, killed

304-03-26

Saint Emmanuel, Christian martyr killed under Diocletian

887-09-18

Pietro I Candiano, Doge of Venice (killed in battle)

1040-08-15

King Duncan I of Scotland killed in battle at ca. 39 years

1066-09-25

Tostig Godwinson, Earl of Northumbria, killed at the Battle of Stamford Bridge

1189-09-03

Jacob of Orleans, Rabbi, killed in anti Jewish riot in London England

1194-12-31

Duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157)

1234-07-19

Floris IV, count of Holland, killed in tournament

1265-08-04

Hugh le Despencer, 1st Baron le Despencer, killed in the Battle of Evesham (b. 1223)

1346-08-26

Charles II of Alençon, killed in the Battle of Crécy (b. 1297)

1346-08-26

Rudolph, Duke of Lorraine, killed in the Battle of Crécy (b. 1320)

1356-09-19

Peter I, Duke of Bourbon, killed at the Battle of Poitiers (b. 1311)

1362-04-06

Jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle

1393-03-20

Johannes Nepomucenus, [Jan Nepomucky], Czech saint, killed

1403-07-23

Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39

1410-07-15

Ulrich von Jungingen, German Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, killed at the Battle of Grunwald (b. 1360)

1421-03-22

Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, second son of Henry IV of England (killed in battle) (b. 1388)

1455-05-22

Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)

1455-05-22

Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset, English commander (killed in battle) (b. 1406)

1460-12-30

Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne killed in Battle of Wakefield. (b. 1411)

1471-05-04

Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (killed in battle) (b. 1453)

1485-08-22

Richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32

1507-03-12

Cesare Borgia, cardinal/soldier/politician, killed in battle at 31

1520-06-30

Moctezuma II, Aztec emperor (1502-20), killed either by the Spanish or stoned by his own people

1521-04-27

Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese explorer, killed by Filipino natives at 50 while on voyage to circumnavigate the world

1525-02-28

Cuauhtémoc, the last Aztec Emperor (1520 - 1521), tortured and killed by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés

1538-07-08

Diego de Almagro, Spanish conquistador (Chile/Peru), killed at Las Salinas at about 63

1559-03-23

Emperor Gelawdewos of Ethiopia (killed in battle) (b. 1521/1522)

1582-03-18

Jean Jaurequi, Basque attacker of William of Orange, killed by William's guards

1643-08-20

Anne Hutchinson, English Puritan preacher, killed in Native American uprising (b. 1591)

1644-07-02

William Gascoigne, introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24

1676-04-29

Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69

1676-10-18

Nathaniel Bacon, rallied against Virginian government, killed at 29

1687-03-19

Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, Fren explorer (Louisiana), killed at 43

1689-07-27

John Graham, of Claverhouse, 1st viscount Dundee/soldier, killed, dies

1770-03-05

Crispus Attucks, slave, is 1st of 5 killed during Boston Massacre

1775-06-17

Major John Pitcairn, British marine (killed in battle) (b. 1722)

1779-02-14

James Cook, British explorer killed by Native Hawaiians near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii at 50

1789-09-28

Thomas Day, author, killed by fall from a horse at Wargrave Berkshire

1797-06-17

Aga Mohammed Khan, cruel ruler of Persia, castrated & killed

1798-08-01

François-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers, French admiral (killed in battle) (b. 1753)

1799-05-04

Tipu Sultan, Indian military leader killed during Battle of Seringapatam (b. 1750)

1804-07-12

Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury, killed by Vice President Aaron Burr in pistol duel near Weehawken

1812-08-01

Yakov Kulnev, Russian general (killed in battle) (b. 1763)

1813-05-01

Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768)

1815-06-18

Thomas Picton, British general (killed in battle) (b. 1758)

1817-11-21

Richard B Garnett, killed during Pickett's Charge, Brig Gen

1820-03-22

Stephen Decatur, killed in a duel with Com James Barron at 41

1836-03-06

Davy Crockett, US pioneer (Alamo), killed in battle at 49

1837-01-29

Aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel

1847-01-14

Gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico

1862-01-20

Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines

1862-06-06

Turner Ashby, General, killed near Harrisonburg VA, dies at 33

1862-08-09

Charles S Winder, Confederate General killed at the Battle of Cedar Mountain VA aged 32

1862-09-01

Oliver Tilden, of the Bronx, killed in Civil War in Virginia

1864-06-14

Leonidas Polk, general, killed in action in Battle of Pine Mt

1865-04-02

Ambrose Powell Hill, Confederate general, killed in action at 39

1876-05-12

Georgi Benkovski, Bulgarian revolutionary, brutally killed by the Turks (b. 1843)

1880-10-14

Victorio, Apache chief/murderer, killed by Mexican army

1889-03-28

Matilde "Tillie" Ziegler, killed by husband William Kemmler

1890-12-15

Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa-Sioux chief (Little Big Horn), killed by US Police aged 58 or 59

1896-08-09

Otto Lilenthal, aircraft pioneer, killed during a glider test at 48

1899-12-02

Gregorio del Pilar, Filipino general (killed at Battle of Tirad Pass) (b. 1875)

1899-12-11

Andrew Wauchope, British Major-General, dies in Battle of Magersfontein in the Boer war, South Africa. Another British Major, The Marquess of Winchester also killed.

1901-10-30

... Opperman, South African Boer general (Spy), killed in battle

1901-10-30

U Benson, British lt-col (Magers' fountain), killed in battle

1910-10-15

Stanley "Midnight Assassin" Ketchel, heavy weight boxing champ, shot & killed

1913-02-28

Elephant seal, 6.8-m, 4000-kg, killed in S Georgia (South Atlantic)

1914-03-16

Gaston Calmette, editor (Le Figaro), killed by Mme Caillaux at 55

1915-06-18

Eufemio Zapata, brother to Mexican revolutionist Emiliano Zapata, killed by Sidronio Comancho

1916-03-04

Franz Marc, German painter/co-founder (Blaue Reiter), killed at 36

1916-06-18

Max Immelmann, German pilot (WW I), killed

1916-06-23

Victor Chapman, US legionaire/WW I pilot, killed

1916-10-28

Oswald Boelcke, Who Killed the Red Baron?

1917-04-09

Edward Thomas, poet, killed in WW I

1918-04-23

Percy Thomson Dean, lt-commander, killed at Zeebrugge, dies

1918-10-05

Roland Garros, Who Killed the Red Baron?

1918-11-11

George Lawrence Price, Canadian soldier, last person to be killed in W.W.I. (b. 1892)

1920-03-01

Joseph Trumpeldor, killed defending Tel-Mai against arab attack

1922-06-24

Walter Rathenau, German foreign minister, killed by anti-semites at 54

1922-08-22

Michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush

1924-05-21

Bobby Franks, killed by Leopold & Loeb, at 14

1932-02-08

[Vincent] Mad Dog Coll, mobster, killed by Dutch Schultz gang at 23

1934-01-15

Patrick O'Malley, US policeman, killed by John Dillinger

1934-05-23

Bonnie Parker, American outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush at 23

1934-05-23

Clyde Barrow, outlaw (Bonnie & Clyde), killed in police ambush

1934-06-30

Gustav Ritter von Kahr, Prime Minister of Bavaria killed in the Night of the Long Knives murders (b. 1862)

1934-06-30

Erich Klausener, Catholic politician killed in the Night of the Long Knives murders (b. 1885)

1934-10-09

King Alexander, of Yugoslavia, killed by Georgief (Croatian terrorist)

1934-11-27

Herman Hollis, FBI agent, killed by Baby Face Nelson

1934-11-27

Sam Cowley, FBI agent, killed by Baby Face Nelson

1935-08-15

Wiley Post, aviation pioneer, killed in plane crash in Alaska at 36

1935-08-15

Will Rogers, humorist, killed in plane crash in Alaska at 55

1937-09-15

Clifford Heatherley, Who Killed Doc Robin?

1939-05-30

Floyd Roberts, Auto racer, killed during 1939 Indianapolis 500 (b. 1904)

1941-07-26

Marx Dormoy, French socialist, killed by a time bomb

1941-11-12

Abe "Kid Twist" Reles, NY gangster/police informer, killed

1941-12-07

Mervyn S. Bennion, United States Navy Captain, Medal of Honor recipient, killed in Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (b. 1887)

1941-12-07

Herbert C. Jones, United States Navy, Medal of Honor recipient, killed in Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (b. 1918)

1941-12-07

Thomas J. Reeves, United States Navy, Medal of Honor recipient, killed in Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (b. 1895)

1941-12-07

Franklin Van Valkenburgh, United States Navy, Medal of Honor recipient, killed in Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (b. 1888)

1942-02-14

Adnan Bin Saidi, Officer of the Malay Regiment killed in the defense of Singapore (b. 1915)

1942-06-18

John Kubris, Czech resistance fighter, killed Heydrich, dies at 28

1942-11-04

Marcel Barger, [Streliskie], cabaret performer, killed in Auschwitz

1943-03-27

Grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, test pilot (BI-1), killed in crash

1943-05-08

Mordicai Anielewicz, commander of Warsaw ghetto uprising, killed

1944-03-28

Chayyim Most, Rabbi/Maggid of Kovono, killed by nazis

1944-07-23

Bernard M Cohen, attorney, killed at Belsen concentration camp

1944-07-25

Lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo

1944-09-18

Anthony Stefanich, British boxer/captain, killed in Arnhem

1944-10-25

Fake Krist, nazi collaborator, killed

1945-03-03

Koos Speenhoff, Dutch singer, killed in bombing raid at 75

1945-03-12

Anne Frank, diarist (Diary of Anne Frank), killed in Belsen Camp aged 15

1945-03-31

Maurice Rose, 1st US general in Nazi Germany, killed in action at 45

1945-04-18

Ernest T Pyle, British/US newscaster, killed in WW II at 44

1951-07-20

Abdullah Ibn Hussein, Jordan's King (1946-51), killed in Jerusalem

1951-12-25

Harry T Moore, Florida NAACP official, killed by bomb

1955-05-31

"Wild Bill" Vukovich, killed in Indy 500

1957-01-01

Seán South and Fergal O'Hanlon are killed in the Brookeborough Raid.

1958-02-22

Michael Todd, film magnate, killed in an New Mexico air crash

1959-02-03

Richie Valens, rock vocalist (Donna), killed in plane crash at 17

1959-07-08

Dale Buisand & Chester Ovnand, 1st Americans killed in Vietnam War

1962-01-12

Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42

1964-09-21

Jim Koethe, Dallas Times Herald reporter, killed by karate chop

1967-01-03

Jack Ruby, assassin who killed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, dies of pulmonary embolism at 55

1967-12-10

Carl Cunningham, rocker (Bar-kays), killed in a plane crash

1968-04-21

Toby Halicki, car-crash film producer 48, killed shooting stunt

1970-05-04

4 students, at Kent State University killed by Ohio National Guard

1971-05-05

Petro Scaglione, Italian procureur-general, killed by Mafia

1971-05-25

Jo Etha Collier, young black woman killed by 3 whites in Drew Miss

1971-05-30

Audie Murphy, most decorated American WW II hero/actor (Sierra), killed in plane crash at 46

1972-04-07

"Crazy" Joe Gallo, American mobster, killed at his 43rd birthday party by rival mobsters

1972-04-29

Ntare V, deposed King of Burundi, killed in an abortive coup

1972-07-24

Bobby Ramirez, drummer (White Trash), killed at 23 in bar brawl

1973-02-05

L C William Nolde, last US soldier killed in Vietnam, funeral

1973-07-14

Clarence White, guitarist (Byrds), killed by a car

1973-07-19

Clarence White, rocker (Byrds), killed by drunken driver at 29

1973-08-09

Dean Corll, shot, he raped & killed 26 boys

1974-11-13

Karen Silkwood, killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances

1975-04-29

Charles McMahon Jr, US USMC lance corporal, killed in Vietnam

1975-04-29

Darwin Judge, USMC-corporal, 1 of last US soldiers killed in Viet

1975-04-29

Michael John Shea, USMC-lt/pilot, 1 of last soldiers killed in Vietnam

1975-04-29

William Craig Nystul, USMC capt, 1 of last US soldiers killed in Viet

1975-08-15

Mujibur Rahiman, Pakistani sheik, killed in a military coup at 53

1975-10-24

Ismail Erez, Turkish ambassador, killed by car bomb in Paris

1976-01-19

Kevin Coughlin, actor (T R Ryan-Mama), killed in hit-&-run at 30

1976-02-13

General Murtala Mohammed, head of Nigeria, killed during a coup

1976-06-16

Francis E Meloy Jr, US ambassador to Lebanon, kidnapped & killed

1976-07-04

Yonatan Netanyahu, Israel commander killed freeing Israeli hostages during Operation Entebbe in Uganda aged 30

1978-01-15

Margaret Bowman & Janet Levy, Chi Omega, FSU, killed by Ted Bundy

1978-02-09

Kimberly Leach, killed by Ted Bundy in Lake City Fla at 12

1978-09-23

Lyman Bostock, outfielder (Angels), shot & killed at 27

1978-10-11

Nancy Spungen, killed by boyfriend Six Vicious in NYC

1978-11-18

Leo J Ryan, (Rep-Cal) & 4 killed in Jonestown, Guyana by members of Peoples Temple, followed by ritual mass suicide of 914 members

1979-01-22

Ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes

1979-03-30

Airey Neave, British MP (Conservatives), killed by terrorist bomb

1979-08-02

Thurmon Munson, NY Yankee, killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32

1979-09-16

Nur Mohammed Taraki, president of Afghanistan (1978-79), killed

1980-01-03

Joy Adamson, Czech conservationist and author (Born Free), killed by her servant at 69

1980-03-10

Herman Tarnower, doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris

1980-04-12

William R Tolbert Jr, Liberian President & 27 others killed in coup

1980-12-08

John Lennon, shot and killed in NY by Mark David Chapman at 40

1982-07-23

Vic Morrow, actor (Cimmaron), killed during "Twilight Zone" at 53

1982-08-17

Ruth Voorst, South African (A World Apart), killed by letter bomb

1983-02-20

Ray Vitte, actor (Doc, Cody-Quest), killed by police at 33

1983-08-21

Benigno S Aquino Jr, Philippines opposition leader, killed at 50

1984-02-03

Ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, killed in England

1984-02-15

Leamon Hunt, US director-General in Sinai, killed by communists

1985-05-17

Bobby Ewing, (Patrick Duffy) killed off on Dallas

1986-04-29

Seamus McElwaine, Irish IRA-terrorist, killed at 25

1986-06-15

K K Tarapore, cricketer (Test for India 1948), killed by motor-scooter

1986-12-06

Malik Oussekine, Algerian/French student, killed by police at 22

1987-03-23

Dean Paul Martin, musician/tennis pro, killed in plane crash at 29

1987-05-08

Pam Ewing, (Victoria Principal) character on Dallas, is killed off

1988-07-04

Adrian Adonis, [Keith Franke], WWF wrestler, killed in auto accident

1988-07-31

Trinidad Silva, killed in auto accident at 38

1988-08-15

Mohammed Zia ul-Haq, President of Pakistan, killed in plane crash

1989-12-25

Billy Martin, NY Yankee manager, killed in a car accident at 61

1990-05-16

Dag Drollet, Cheyenne Brando's boyfriend killed by brother Christian

1990-06-09

James Carreras, Who Killed Van Loon?

1990-07-19

Hank Grant, Who Killed Mr. X?

1991-03-16

7 members of Reba McIntire's band, killed in a plane crash

1991-06-03

Harry Glicken, volcanologist, killed by Mt Unzen Volcano in Japan

1992-08-13

David Kaplan, news director (ABC), killed in Sarajevo Yugoslavia

1992-11-18

Superman, fictional character, killed by Doomsday at 54

1993-02-17

Alfredo de Leon, leader (Philippines Red Scorpio Gang), killed

1993-03-10

David Gunn, abortion doctor, killed by Michael Griffin at 47

1993-03-20

Jonathan Ball, English youngster, killed by IRA at 3

1993-04-01

Ihsan Mohamed Salem, [Yunis Awad], Palestinian Al-Fatah leader, killed

1993-07-21

Robert J Glass, film producer (ET), is killed at 53

1993-07-30

John Castrios, 1st murder in Washington NH in 200 years, killed at 45

1994-07-29

John Bayard Britton, abortion doctor, killed by Paul Hill

1994-09-03

Roswell Gilbert, who mercy killed his ailing wife, dies at 85

1994-11-28

Jeffrey Dahmer, [Butcher of Milwaukee], American serial killer, killed in prison at 34

1995-03-31

Selena, Mexican Grammy winning singer, killed by a fan at 24

1995-12-04

Adrianne Jones, killed by David Graham & Diane Zamora, at 16

1996-01-26

David Schultz, wrestler (Oly-Gold-84), killed by John Du Pont

1996-12-31

61 law enforcement officers, killed by felons in US this year

1997-01-10

Alvinio Misciano, Italian tenor, killed in a fall from a window

1997-04-03

Judy Flannery, master triathelete, killed by a car at 56

1997-09-30

Male alligator, largest in Florida (14 feet), killed at about 65

1997-12-31

76 law enforcement officers, killed by felons in US this year

1998-03-06

Adem Jasari, Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) leader, killed

1998-04-23

James Earl Ray, Who Killed Martin Luther King?

1998-12-06

César Baldaccini, My Brother-in-law Killed My Sister

1999-06-20

George E. Turner, King Kong 60th Anniversary Special: 'It Was Beauty Killed the Beast'

2001-07-14

Vanda Lacerda, Killed the Family and Went to the Movies

2001-12-06

Sir Peter Blake, New Zealand yachtsman & winner of numerous Whitbread and America's Cup sailing contests, killed by pirates on the Amazon River at age 53

2004-04-22

Pat Tillman, American football player and U.S. Army Ranger (killed in action) (b. 1976)

2004-12-08

Dimebag Darrell, heavy metal guitarist in band Pantera is shot & killed while performing onstage in Columbus Ohio by crazed fan Nathan Gale

2005-07-22

Jean Charles de Menezes, Brazilian electrician killed by Scotland Yard (b. 1978)

2006-03-23

Pierre Fabre, Birgit Haas Must Be Killed

2006-06-09

Enzo Siciliano, Who Killed Pasolini?

2006-09-04

Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and television personality attacked and killed by a stingray (b. 1962)

2006-09-29

Michael A. Monsoor, a United States Navy SEAL killed in Iraq and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

2007-05-18

Donald Scott, Report 0846: Lonely Hearts - Who Killed Dan Cupid?

2008-12-29

Clelle Mahon, The Beast That Killed Women

2009-05-07

Jim B. Smith, Homicide: Who Killed Who?

2009-07-04

Steve McNair, The Justice Nobody Knows/What Killed Rebecca Riley?/Invincible

2010-04-10

Ryszard Kaczorowski, Polish statesman is killed in the crash of a Polish Air Force Tu-154 at 90

2010-04-10

Maria Kaczyńska, Polish economist and First Lady of Poland, is killed in the crash of a Polish Air Force Tu-154 at 67

2010-04-10

Lech Kaczyński, Polish lawyer and politician, then President of Poland is killed in the crash of a Polish Air Force Tu-154 at 60

2012-10-17

Stanford R. Ovshinsky, Who Killed the Electric Car?

2012-11-14

Ahmed Jabari, Palestinian political activist, killed by an airstrike at 53

2014-04-25

Bobby Hargis, The Men Who Killed Kennedy

2016-06-12

The Voice US contestant Christina Grimmie killed aged 22


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