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Albert EinsteinOct 11, 1939

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Harry TrumanOct 8, 1945

Edward TellerMar 9, 1951

StalinOct 6, 1951

Winston ChurchillFeb 26, 1952

KhrushchevJan 16, 1963

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Bomb - Historical Events
Date Event
1713-02-27

French troops bomb Willemstad Curacao

1886-05-04

Haymarket riot in Chicago; bomb kills 7 policemen

1894-02-12

Anarchist Émile Henry hurls a bomb into Paris's Cafe Terminus, killing one and wounding 20.

1912-12-23

In Delhi, India, terrorist agitation continues as British Viceroy Lord Hardinge is wounded by a bomb explosion

1914-08-25

German Zeppelins bomb Antwerp, Belgium, 10 die

1915-07-02

Erich Muenter, an instructor in German at Cornell University, explodes a bomb in the US Senate reception room

1915-07-03

After exploding a bomb in the US Senate reception room the previous day, Erich Muenter, an instructor in German at Cornell University, shoots JP Morgan for representing the British government in war contract negotiations

1916-07-22

A bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in SF killing 10

1917-07-22

British bomb German lines at Ypres, 4,250,000 grenades

1917-11-24

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

1920-09-16

Bomb explosion in Wall Street, kills 30

1928-05-23

Bomb attack on Italians embassy in Buenos Aires, 22 die

1934-07-04

Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard patents the chain-reaction design for the atomic bomb.

1939-02-25

1st Anderson bomb shelter in Britain erected in an Islington garden

1939-10-11

Albert Einstein informs FDR of possibilities of atomic bomb

1940-05-01

140 Palestinian Jews die as German planes bomb their ship

1940-05-13

British bomb factory at Breda

1940-05-14

Nazis bomb Rotterdam (600-900 dead), Netherlands surrenders to Germany

1940-06-11

World War II: British forces bomb Genoa and Turin in Italy.

1940-06-15

38 Italian Fiat bombers bomb Luc-en-Province

1940-09-10

Buckingham Palace hit by German bomb

1940-09-14

German bomb hits shelter in Chelsea; hundreds die

1940-11-18

George Matesky, New York City's Mad Bomber places his first bomb at a Manhattan office building used by Consolidated Edison.

1941-04-06

Begin oper Bestrafung-Germany bomb attacks Belgrade (17,000 die)

1941-06-11

Vichy-French planes bomb Tel Aviv, killing 20 Jews

1941-09-24

Bomb explosion in German headquarter in Hotel Continental in Kiev

1942-02-26

German battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bomb

1942-04-17

12 Lancasters bomb MAN factory in Augsburg

1942-05-30

1,047 bombers bomb Cologne in RAF's raid of WW II

1942-06-25

British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)

1942-08-23

Battle of Stalingrad: 600 Luftwaffe planes bomb Stalingrad (40,000 die)

1942-09-05

British & US bomb Le Havre & Bremen

1942-09-23

The 'Manhattan Project' commences, under the direction of US General Leslie Groves: its aim - to deliver an atomic bomb.

1942-12-24

1st powered flight of V-1 'buzz bomb', Peenemunde, Germany

1943-01-30

6 British Mosquitos bomb Berlin in daylight

1943-03-03

Bomb fleeing crowd falls into London shelter; 173 die

1943-04-05

Allies bomb Mortsel

1943-07-28

World War II: Operation Gomorrah: The British bomb Hamburg causing a firestorm that kills 42,000 German civilians.

1943-08-05

Sicily: 3 US A-36's bomb British headquarter

1943-12-13

150 US Marauders bomb Schiphol

1943-12-26

Earl Claus von Stauffenberg vain with bomb to Hitlers headquarter

1944-03-22

American movie star Jimmy Stewart flies his 12th combat mission, leading the 2nd Bomb Wing in an attack on Berlin

1944-03-23

Bomb assassination against Southern Tirol congregation in Rome, 33 die

1944-04-05

140 Lancasters bomb airplane manufacturer in Toulouse

1944-06-13

Nazi Germany begins V-1 (Fieseler Fi-103) flying bomb (doodle-bugs) attacks

1944-07-15

Greenwich Observatory damaged by WW II flying bomb

1944-07-19

1,200+ 8th US Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany

1944-07-19

500 15th US Air Force Liberators/Flying Fortresses bomb Munich vicinity

1944-07-29

Allied air force bomb Germany for 6 hours

1944-10-11

Allies bomb sea wall at Veere

1945-02-13

Allied planes bomb Dresden Germany; 135,000 die

1945-03-09

334 US B-29 Superfortresses attack Tokyo with 120,000 fire bomb

1945-03-14

RAF bomb cuts railway link Hannover-Hamm

1945-03-17

Allied ships bomb North-Sumatra

1945-03-23

Largest operation in Pacific War (WWII), 1,500 US Navy ships bomb Japanese island of Okinawa

1945-03-28

Last German V-1 (buzz bomb) attack on London

1945-03-29

World War II: Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.

1945-04-14

American planes bomb Tokyo & damage the Imperial Palace

1945-05-17

2 US P-47 Thunderbolts bomb Kiushu

1945-07-16

1st test detonation of an atomic bomb, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico as part of the US Manhatten Project

1945-07-16

Cruiser Indianapolis leaves SF with atom bomb

1945-07-26

US cruiser Indianapolis reaches Tinian with atom bomb

1945-07-26

Physicist Raemer Schreiber and Lieutenant Colonel Peer de Silva depart Kirtland Army Air Field to transport the plutonium core for the Fat Man bomb (bombing of Nagasaki) to the island of Tinian where the bomb is assembled

1945-07-28

Physicist Raemer Schreiber and Lieutenant Colonel Peer de Silva arrive on the Pacific island of Tinian with the plutonium core used to assemble the Fat Man bomb used in the bombing of Nagasaki on August 9

1945-07-29

After delivering the Atomic Bomb across the Pacific, the cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed & sunk by a Japanese submarine

1945-08-05

Atom Bomb dropped on Hiroshima (Aug 6th in Japan)

1945-08-06

Hiroshima Peace Day-atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima by "Enola Gay"

1945-08-09

US drops 2nd atomic bomb "Fat Man" on Japan destroys part of Nagasaki

1945-10-08

US President Harry Truman announced atomic bomb secret shared with Britain and Canada

1946-05-26

Patent filed in US for H-Bomb

1946-07-01

US drops atom bomb on Bikini atoll (4th atomic explosion)

1946-07-25

US detonates underwater A-bomb at Bikini (5th atomic explosion)

1948-02-22

Arabs bomb attack in Jerusalem, 50 die

1948-02-29

Stern-group bomb Cairo-Haifa train, 27 British soldiers died

1948-06-20

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

1949-02-12

Unidentified aircraft bomb Jerusalem

1949-07-14

USSR explodes its 1st atom bomb

1950-01-31

President Harry Truman publicly announces support for development of Hydogen bomb

1950-02-12

Albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb

1950-09-23

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

1950-11-30

US President Harry Truman threatens China with atom bomb

1951-03-09

Edward Teller and Stanislaw Ulam submit a classified paper at the Los Alamos lab, in which they proposed their revolutionary new design, staged implosion, for a practical megaton-range hydrogen bomb

1951-05-12

1st H Bomb test, on Enewetak Atoll

1951-05-18

US General Collins predicts use of atom bomb in Korea

1951-10-06

Stalin proclaims USSR has atom bomb

1952-02-26

PM Winston Churchill announces Britain has its own atomic bomb

1952-06-23

US airplanes bomb energy centers at Yalu Korea

1952-10-01

Monte Bello-Island (Great Britain 1st atom bomb explosion)

1952-10-31

1st thermonuclear bomb detonated at Marshall Islands

1952-11-01

"Ivy Mike", the first thermonuclear weapon to utilize the H-bomb design of Edward Teller and Stanislaw Ulam, is detonated in the Marshall Islands, Pacific Ocean

1953-01-07

US President Harry Truman announces American development of the hydrogen bomb

1953-03-11

American B-47 accidentally drops a nuclear bomb 15,000 feet on Mars Bluff, South Carolina; it created a crater 75 feet acrosss, but the nuclear core did not detonate, due to 6 safety catches

1953-08-08

Russia's Georgi Malenkov reports possession of hydrogen bomb

1953-08-12

Soviet Union conducts secret test of its 1st hydrogen bomb

1953-08-20

Russia publicly acknowledges hydrogen bomb test detonation

1953-08-29

USSR explodes its first hydrogen bomb

1953-11-06

Masao Oki's symphony "Atomic Bomb" premieres

1954-02-02

Pres Eisenhower reports detonation of 1st H-bomb (done in 1952)

1954-03-01

US explodes Castle Bravo, 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll - most powerful nuclear device ever detonated by the US

1955-04-01

EOKA-bomb attacks against British government buildings in Cyprus

1955-11-01

Time bomb aboard United DC-6 kills 44 above Longmont, Colorado

1956-05-20

Atomic fusion (thermonuclear) bomb dropped from plane-Bikini Atoll

1956-05-21

US explodes 1st airborne hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll

1956-10-31

Britain & France begin to bomb Egypt to reopen Suez Canal

1957-03-15

3rd nation to explode a nuclear bomb (Britain)

1957-05-15

1st British H-bomb explosion (over Christmas Island)

1958-02-08

French planes bomb Sakiet Tunisia, 75 die

1959-05-24

1st house with built-in bomb shelter exhibited (Pleasant Hills, Pa)

1959-10-21

Contra revolutionaries bomb Havana

1960-04-01

2nd French atom bomb explodes (Sahara)

1960-04-13

France becomes 4th nuclear nation exploding an A-Bomb in Sahara

1960-08-29

Jordan premier Hazza-el-Madjali deadly injured at bomb attack

1961-10-30

Soviet Union tests a 58 megaton hydrogen bomb named Tsar Bomba - most powerful nuclear weapon ever detonated

1963-01-16

Khrushchev claims to have a 100-megaton nuclear bomb

1963-05-11

Racial bomb attacks in Birmingham Alabama

1963-06-30

Ciaculli massacre: A car bomb, intended for Mafia boss Salvatore Greco, kills seven police and military officers near Palermo.

1964-10-04

Phils bomb Reds 10-0 as both teams finish one game behind St Louis

1965-03-30

Vietnam War: A car bomb explodes in front of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, killing 22 and wounding 183 others.

1965-05-14

2nd Chinese atom bomb explodes

1965-05-16

Bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa South Vietnam

1966-03-08

An IRA bomb destroyed Nelson's Column in Dublin

1966-03-17

US sub locates missing H-bomb in Mediterranean

1966-04-07

US recovers lost H-bomb from Mediterranean floor (whoops!)

1966-05-30

300 US airplanes bomb North Vietnam

1966-10-13

173 US aircraft bomb North Vietnam

1966-10-14

175 US airplanes bomb North Vietnam

1967-04-20

US planes bomb Haiphong for 1st time during Vietnam War

1967-06-17

1st Chinese hydrogen bomb explodes

1967-06-17

China becomes world's 4th thermonuclear (H-bomb) power

1968-01-21

US B-52 bomber with nuclear bomb on board crashes in Greenland

1968-05-24

FLQ separatists bomb the U.S. consulate in Quebec City.

1969-03-30

Loyalists bomb water and electricity installations in Northern Ireland in the hope that the attacks would be blamed on the IRA and on elements of the civil rights movement, which was demanding an end to discrimination against Catholics

1969-04-24

Loyalist members of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) and the Ulster Protestant Volunteers (UPV) explode a bomb at a water pipeline between Lough Neagh and Belfast, Northern Ireland

1969-08-05

The UVF plant their first bomb in the Republic of Ireland, damaging the RTÉ Television Centre in Dublin

1969-12-12

Bomb attack on bank in Milan, 14 killed

1970-03-05

SDS Weathermen terrorist group bomb 18 West 11th St in NYC

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

1970-08-24

Bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison

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

1970-10-13

A man dies in a premature bomb explosion in Dublin, Republic of Ireland

1971-03-01

Bomb attack on the Capitol in Wash DC

1971-05-25

The Provisional Irish Republican Army throw a time bomb into Springfield Road British Army base in Belfast, killing British Army Sergeant Michael Willetts and wounding seven officers

1971-09-13

Two North Ireland Loyalists are mortally injured when the bomb they were preparing exploded prematurely in a house in Bann Street, Belfast

1971-09-23

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

1971-10-24

A member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) is shot dead by undercover Royal Ulster Constabulary officers during a bomb attack in Belfast

1971-10-31

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) explode a bomb at the Post Office Tower in London

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

1971-11-27

Two Customs officials are shot by an Irish Republican Army sniper firinge upon a British Army patrol investigating a bomb attack on a Customs Post near Newry, County Armagh

1971-12-04

McGurk's Bar bombing: the UVF explode a bomb at a Catholic-owned pub in Belfast, killing fifteen Catholic civilians and wounding seventeen others; this was the highest death toll from a single incident in Belfast during 'the Troubles'

1971-12-06

A woman dies trying to salvage property from the Salvation Army Citadel in Belfast after bomb which started a large fire in an adjoining building

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

1971-12-18

Three members of the Irish Republican Army die when the bomb they were transporting explodes prematurely in King Street, Magherafelt, County Derry.

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.

1972-01-03

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) explodes a bomb in Callender Street, Belfast, which injures over 60 people

1972-02-05

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

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

1972-02-22

The Official Irish Republican Army explodes a bomb at Aldershot military barracks, the headquarters of the Parachute Regiment, killing seven people

1972-03-04

Abercorn Restaurant bombing: a bomb explodes in a crowded restaurant in Belfast, killing two civilians and wounding 130

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

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

1972-04-07

Three members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) die in a premature bomb explosion in Belfast

1972-04-10

Two British soldiers are killed in a bomb attack in Derry

1972-05-10

An Irish Republican Army bomb starts a fire that destroys the Belfast Co-operative store

1972-05-26

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) plant a bomb in Oxford Street, Belfast, killing a 64 year old woman

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

1972-06-18

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

1972-08-11

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

1972-09-02

The headquarters of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) in Belfast is severely damaged by an IRA bomb

1972-09-14

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

1972-09-19

A parcel bomb sent to Israeli Embassy in London kills one diplomat.

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

1972-11-26

Bomb explosion at the Film Centre Cinema, in O'Connell Bridge House in Dublin

1972-11-28

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

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

1973-01-20

A car bomb explodes in Sackville Place, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, killing 1 person and injuring 17 (no organisation claimed responsibility)

1973-05-17

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

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

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

1974-05-02

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

1974-05-18

India becomes 6th nation to explode an atomic bomb

1974-05-28

Italian fascists bomb demonstrators in Brescia, 6 killed

1974-06-17

The Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb the Houses of Parliament in London, injuring 11 people and causing extensive damage

1974-12-22

The Provisional Irish Republican Army announces a Christmas ceasefire; before the ceasefire, they carry out a bomb attack on the home of former UK Prime Minister, Edward Heath

1975-02-14

Bomb explodes at annex of Amsterdam metro station

1975-06-22

The Ulster Volunteer Force try to derail a train by planting a bomb on the railway line near County Kildare, Ireland; a civilian tries to stop the UVF volunteers, and is stabbed-to-death (his actions delay the explosion enough to let the train pass safely)

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

1975-10-02

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

1975-12-19

The Red Hand Commandos, a very secretive Ulster loyalist paramilitary group in Northern Ireland, explode a no-warning car bomb in Dundalk, killing 2 civilians and wounding 20

1975-12-29

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

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

1976-05-15

The Ulster Volunteer Force launch gun and bomb attacks on 2 pubs in County Armagh, killing 4 Catholic civilians and wounding many more; a British Army soldier is later convicted for taking part in the attacks

1976-06-05

After a suspected republican bombing kills 2 Protestant civilians in a pub, the Ulster Volunteer Force kill 5 civilians in a gun and bomb attack at the Chlorane Bar, North Ireland

1976-07-21

Christopher Ewart Biggs (the British Ambassador to Ireland) and his secretary Judith Cook are assassinated by a bomb planted in Mr Biggs' car in Dublin

1976-10-06

Cubans DC-8 crashes after bomb attack

1977-02-10

Bomb explosion in Moscow metro

1977-06-06

"Washington Post" reports US has developed neutron bomb

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

1978-03-07

Dutch 2nd Chamber votes against neutron bomb

1978-03-19

50,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam against neutron bomb

1978-04-07

Pres Carter defers production of neutron bomb

1978-06-21

The British Army shoot dead 3 Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers and a passing Ulster Volunteer Force member at a postal depot on Ballysillan Road, Belfast; it is claimed that the PIRA volunteers were about to launch a bomb attack

1978-06-26

Brittany separatists bomb Palace of Versailles in France

1978-07-14

Allen Ginsburg completes "Plutonian Ode" - blocks trainload of fissile material headed for Rockwell's nuclear bomb trigger factory, Colorado

1978-08-13

Bomb attack in Beirut, 175 killed

1978-10-10

Aerosmith's Steve Tyler & Joe Perry injured by a cherry bomb

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

1979-07-06

IRA bomb explodes in British consulate in Antwerp

1979-07-09

A car bomb destroys a Renault owned by famed "Nazi hunters" Serge and Beate Klarsfeld at their home in France. A note purportedly from ODESSA claims responsibility.

1979-08-28

IRA bomb explodes in Brussels' Great Market

1980-01-17

Dunmurry train explosion: a Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb prematurely detonates on a passenger train near Belfast, killing three and injuring five (including the bombers)

1980-08-02

Fascist bomb attack on Bologna Italy train station, 86 killed

1980-08-26

John Birges plants a bomb at Harvey's Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada.

1980-09-26

Bomb attack on Octoberfest in Munich, 12 killed

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

1981-06-29

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

1981-10-20

Bomb attack on Antwerp Belgium synagogue, 1 dead, 80 injured

1982-05-23

BBC warns Britain will bomb Argentina

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

1982-09-14

Bomb at Lebanese Phalange party HQ kills President-elect Bachir Gemayel and 26 others

1982-10-02

Bomb attack in Teheran, kills 60, injures 700

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

1983-07-15

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

1983-08-06

Bomb planted by Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of ANC, explodes at a synagogue in Johannesburg, South Africa

1983-10-23

Suicide terrorist truck bomb kills 243 US personnel in Beirut

1983-11-04

Bomb attack on Israeli headquarter in Tyrus Lebanon, 60 killed

1983-11-07

Bomb explodes in US Capitol, causing heavy damage but no injuries

1983-12-05

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

1983-12-06

A bomb planted on a bus in Jerusalem explodes, kills 6 Israelis

1983-12-12

A truck bomb explodes at US Embassy in Kuwait

1984-05-30

Bomb explodes in rebel leader Eden Pastora's headquarters in Nicaragua

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

1984-07-12

A car bomb set off by the military wing of the ANC, explodes in Durban South Africa killing 5 and injuring 27 people

1984-08-03

Bomb attack on Madras India airport, 32 killed

1984-09-20

Suicide car bomb attacks US Embassy annex in Beirut, kills 23

1985-01-21

Bomb attack on Borobudur temple in Java

1985-04-21

Bomb attacks in NATO/AEG-Telefunken building in Brussels

1985-05-01

"Communist" bomb attack kills 2 firemen in Brussels

1985-05-11

Booby trap bomb kills 86 people in India

1985-06-23

Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die

1985-11-12

Secretary in Ann Arbor Mich wounded by package bomb

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

1986-04-25

ETA bomb attacks Madrid killing 5

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

1986-08-19

Car bomb kills 20 in Tehran Iran

1986-09-14

Bomb attack in Paris, 2 killed

1986-09-14

Bomb explosion on airport Kimpo at Seoul, 5 killed

1986-09-15

Bomb attack in Paris, 1 dead

1986-09-17

Bomb attack in Paris, 6 killed

1987-02-20

Bomb blamed on Unabomber explodes by computer store in Salt Lake City

1987-04-21

Tamil bomb attack in Colombo Sri Lanka, 115 killed

1987-04-22

Sri Lanka Air Force bomb Tamil, 100s killed

1987-06-19

ETA bomb attack in Barcelona, 15 killed

1987-06-22

A bomb blast in a Johannesburg video-game arcade kills an unborn baby and injures ten people

1987-07-30

An ANC car bomb directed at the headquarters of the Wits Command in Johannesburg South Africa kills 1 person and injures 68

1987-11-08

IRA bomb attack in Enniskillen, North Ireland, 11 killed

1988-07-02

Lester Dumakude, commander of an Umkhonto we Sizwe special operations unit, detonate a car bomb by remote control outside Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa

1988-08-31

Bomb attack on office of South Africa Council of Churches

1988-10-19

Car bomb kills 7 Israelis, wounds 11 near Lebanon border

1988-12-19

Unexploded WW II bomb found in Frankfurt, Germany-5,000 evacuated

1988-12-20

Animal rights terrorists fire-bomb Harrod's dept store, London

1988-12-21

Lockerbie disaster: Pan Am Flight 103 destroyed mid air by a terrorist bomb killing all 258 on board over Scotland

1989-02-20

An IRA bomb destroys a section of a British Army barracks in Ternhill, England

1989-09-22

IRA-bomb kills 10 British marines in Kent

1989-11-30

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

1991-11-13

Bomb attack on Aad Kosto, Dutch social dem party-asst sec of state

1993-01-24

Turkish journalist and writer Uğur Mumcu is assassinated by a car bomb in Ankara.

1993-03-12

317 killed by bomb attacks in Bombay

1993-03-17

86 killed by bomb attack in Calcutta

1993-03-20

IRA-bomb kills 3 year old in Warrington England

1993-04-24

The IRA explodes a 1000kg car bomb in Bishopsgate, London, killing a news photographer and injuring 44 others

1993-05-01

Bomb attack on Sri Lankan president (26 die)

1993-07-24

Met Vince Coleman injures 3 when he throws cherry bomb at Dodger fans

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

1993-11-25

Failed bomb attack on Egyptian premier Atef Sedki, 1 dead

1993-12-05

The mayor of Wien (Vienna), Helmut Zilk, is wounded by a letter bomb.

1994-04-24

Bomb attack in center of Johannesburg, 9 killed

1994-04-25

Bomb attack on taxi stand in Johannesburg, 10 killed

1994-06-20

Bomb attack on Islamic temple in Mashad Iran (70 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

1994-10-19

Palestinian bomb attack on bus in Tel Aviv, kills 22

1994-10-24

Bomb attack on opposition in Sri Lanka, 55+ killed

1994-12-21

Bomb goes off on #4 train on Fulton Street NYC

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

1995-02-25

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

1995-02-27

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

1995-03-10

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

1995-04-19

Truck bomb at Federal Building in Oklahoma City, kills 168 & injures 500

1995-04-24

Package bomb, linked to Unabomber, blows up killing Gilbert B Murray

1995-08-06

Thousands of people in Hiroshima tribute on 50th anniversary of bomb

1996-02-09

The Irish Republican Army declares the end of its 18 month ceasefire shortly followed by a large bomb in London's Canary Wharf.

1996-06-15

IRA bomb in Manchester wrecks city centre at 11.17am, injuring 200

1996-07-20

In Spain an ETA bomb at an airport kills 35

1996-07-27

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

1997-07-14

Bomb in Algiers kills 21 & wounds 40

1998-08-15

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

1998-12-16

Iraq disarmament crisis: Operation Desert Fox - the United States and United Kingdom bomb targets in Iraq.

1999-09-13

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

2000-05-17

In the Philippines an explosion rocks Glorietta 2 injuring 13 persons, mostly teenagers. According to local authorities, the homemade bomb was placed in front of a toilet beside a video arcade.

2001-03-04

A massive car bomb explodes in front of the BBC Television Centre in London, seriously injuring 11 people. The attack was attributed to the Real IRA.

2001-08-03

The Real IRA detonate a car bomb in Ealing, London, U.K injuring seven people. (See 3 August 2001 Ealing bombing).

2002-05-09

In Kaspiysk, Russia, a remote-controlled bomb explodes during a holiday parade killing 43 and injuring at least 130.

2002-06-06

Eastern Mediterranean Event. A near-Earth asteroid estimated at 10 metres diameter explodes over the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Libya. The resulting explosion is estimated to have a force of 26 kilotons, slightly more powerful than the Nagasaki atomic bomb.

2002-10-11

A bomb attack in a shopping mall in Vantaa, Finland kills seven.

2003-03-05

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

2003-08-05

A car bomb explodes in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta outside the Marriott Hotel killing 12 and injuring 150.

2003-08-19

A car-bomb attack on United Nations headquarters in Iraq kills the agency's top envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello and 21 other employees.

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.

2004-04-02

Islamist terrorists involved in the 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks attempt to bomb the Spanish high-speed train AVE near Madrid. Their attack is thwarted.

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.

2004-09-09

2004 A bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people.

2005-07-07

Coordinated terrorist bomb blasts strike London's public transport system during the morning rush hour killing 52 and injuring 700

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.

2006-04-22

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.

2006-07-11

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

2007-10-19

Bomb explosion rocks Glorietta 2, a shopping mall in Makati, the Philippines killing 11, injuring more than 100 people.

2007-11-30

Hillary Clinton presidential campaign office hostage crisis: Leeland Eisenberg entered the campaign office of Hillary Clinton in Rochester, New Hampshire with a device suspected of being a bomb and held three people hostage for 5 hours.

2008-11-25

A car bomb in St. Petersburg, Russia, kills three people and injures one

2009-07-30

A bomb explodes in Palma Nova, Mallorca, killing 2 police officers. Basque separatist group ETA is believed to be responsible.

2010-01-01

Suicide car bomb detonates at a volleyball tournament in Lakki Marwat, Pakistan, killing 105 and injuring 100

2010-05-01

Car bomb fails to go off in Times Square, New York City

2011-07-13

Mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130.

2011-07-22

Norway is the victim of twin terror attacks, the first being a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, the second being a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya.

2012-02-23

A series of bomb attacks across 12 Iraqi cities kills 60 and injures 200

2012-05-21

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

2012-06-04

Car bomb kills 26 and injures 190 people in central Baghdad, Iraq

2012-06-11

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

2012-06-16

32 people are killed by a car bomb in Baghdad

2012-07-08

Roadside car bomb kills 14 civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar Province

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

2012-09-02

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

2012-09-12

18 soldiers are killed by a rebel car bomb in Syria

2012-09-16

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

2012-09-30

Car bomb blasts kill at least 32 people across Iraq

2012-10-08

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

2012-10-19

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

2012-11-05

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

2012-11-26

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

2012-12-22

6 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus

2013-01-04

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

2013-01-27

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

2013-03-03

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

2013-04-13

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

2013-04-27

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

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

2013-05-04

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

2013-05-06

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

2013-06-18

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

2013-07-01

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

2013-07-05

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

2013-07-11

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

2013-07-15

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

2013-07-17

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

2013-08-06

18 people are killed and 55 are wounded by a car bomb explosion in Damascus, Syria

2013-08-08

14 people are killed by a bomb explosion in Nangarhar, Afghanistan

2013-08-12

8 people are killed and 25 are injured in a suicide bomb attack in Balad, Iraq

2013-08-18

6 people are killed by a bomb blast on a bus in West Bengal, India

2013-08-25

41 people are killed in a wave of bomb attacks across Iraq

2013-09-10

16 people are killed after a series of bomb attacks across Iraq

2013-10-27

18 people are killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan

2013-11-21

31 people are killed by a truck bomb in northeaster Iraq

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

2015-11-16

French jets bomb Syria in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa

2015-11-18

ISIS claims they used soda can bomb in Metrojet crash

2015-12-21

Motorcycle bomb kills 6 NATO service members

2016-01-05

North Korea says it successfully conducts hydrogen bomb test

2016-01-15

ISIS claims Jakarta bomb attack and shootout

2016-03-28

Taliban faction says carried out suicide bomb attack on Pakistan park, says Christians were target

2016-03-30

Pakistan's Christians call for protection, unity after Easter bomb

2016-04-03

Turkey violence: Five soldiers, one police dead in Nusaybin bomb

2016-04-11

Kerry joins other G7 foreign ministers at Hiroshima A-bomb museum

2016-05-16

Ryanair flight to Manchester evacuated in Norway over bomb scare

2016-07-09

'Bomb Robot' Takes Down Dallas Gunman, but Raises Enforcement Questions

2016-07-25

Syrian man dies carrying bomb in Germany; 12 injured

2016-08-08

Bomb targeting mourners at Pakistan hospital kills at least 30

2016-11-25

ISIS Bomb Aimed at Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq Kills at Least 80

2017-02-19

New York bomb plot mastermind Omar Abdel Rahman dies in prison

2017-09-08

US not disputing NKorea's claim to have tested H-bomb

2018-06-11

Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in Afghanistan

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Bomb - Notable Birthdays

Robert OppenheimerApr 22, 1904

Edward TellerJan 15, 1908

Bomb - Birthdays
Date Event
1867-9-21

Henry L. Stimson, Hiroshima: Why the Bomb Was Dropped

1887-09-14

Karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist

1892-06-22

N. Howell Furman, American Chemist whose work on separating uranium contributed to the development of the atomic bomb

1898-02-11

Leo Szilard, Hungary, physicist/A-bomb worker/peace activist

1900-11-18

George Kistiakowsky, Kiev, Ukrainian-American Chemist who helped develop the first atomic bomb (Manhattan Project), but later opposed nuclear weapons

1902-10-22

Frank Spedding, Hamilton Ontario, Canadian Chemist whose uranium extraction process helped make possible the first atomic bomb

1902-11-17

Eugene Paul Wigner, mathematician/physicist (A Bomb, Nobel 1963)

1904-04-22

[Julius] Robert Oppenheimer, New York City New York, head of Manhattan (A-bomb) Project

1904-07-23

Jean Campbell-Dallas, Bomb

1906-11-15

Curtis LeMay, The Last Bomb

1908-01-15

Edward Teller, Budapest Hungary, fathered H-bomb (Manhattan Project), (d. 2003)

1908-01-15

Edward Teller, Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie

1908-05-07

John Cox, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1908-09-08

Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert

1909-06-24

William G Penney, British physicist (1st British Atom Bomb)

1910-11-11

Raemer Schreiber, McMinnville Oregon, American Physicist (Manhattan Project) who helped develop the first atomic bomb during World War II and prepared the Fat Man bomb that was used in the bombing of Nagasaki

1912-03-21

Peter Bull, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1916-07-27

Keenan Wynn, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1917-05-07

William Geoffrey Biddle, bomb disposal expert

1918-07-17

Gordon Tanner, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1918-12-19

Victor Lyndon, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1919-03-30

McGeorge Bundy, Hiroshima: Why the Bomb Was Dropped

1919-06-29

Slim Pickens, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1919-12-07

Bruce Hall, The Cobalt Bomb

1920-03-17

Donald Hornig, Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie

1921-02-05

Ken Adam, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1921-03-28

Harold Agnew, The World's Biggest Bomb

1923-04-13

Don Adams, The Nude Bomb

1924-03-26

Peter George, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1924-05-01

Terry Southern, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1924-10-05

Bill Dana, The Nude Bomb

1924-9-24

Peter Murton, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1925-9-08

Peter Sellers, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1926-01-20

Sarah Conlon, Giuseppe Conlon and the Bomb Factory

1926-03-06

Jack Creley, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1926-05-15

John Crewdson, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1926-12-04

Hal Galili, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1927-02-07

Laurie Johnson, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1927-10-07

Mary Stopes-Roe, Dambusters: Building the Bouncing Bomb

1927-10-18

George C. Scott, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1928-03-24

Véronique Deschamps, A Bomb for a Dictator

1930-03-22

Alexander Walker, Inside: 'Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb'

1931-01-31

Lawrie Osag, The Nude Bomb

1931-04-24

Richard Morgan, The Bomb That Walked Like a Man

1931-11-22

Eric Rattray, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1932-05-28

Shane Rimmer, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1939-04-24

Slobodan Radovanovic, Bomb at 10:10

1942-09-20

Robbe De Hert, Flemish director/producer (Fugitive Cinema, Bomb)

1942-9-21

Tracy Reed, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1943-01-07

Sadako Sasaki, Japanese child victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb (d. 1955)

1944-05-18

Nizar Hamdoon, Saddam's Bomb Maker/Killing to Die/Classic: Caitlin's Story

1945-01-07

M.E. Loree, Rez Bomb

1955-12-29

Jan Pijnenburg, Dutch rock drummer (Doe Maar-Bomb)

1955-9-09

Jukka Puotila, Dirty Bomb

1957-08-25

Ian Brodie, The Heavy Water War: Stopping Hitler's Atomic Bomb

1957-9-26

Bernard Tronche, Time Bomb

1961-08-08

Constance Hays, Coke's Water Bomb

1961-12-12

Lennie Moore, Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie

1967-05-08

Stephan Fischer, The Last Bomb

1967-06-21

Tim Simenson, rocker (Bomb the Bass)

1967-9-11

Paul Schuyler, Bomb

1968-08-21

Matthew Edwards, Dam Buster: WWII's Bouncing Bomb

1970-02-08

Steven Lewis Simpson, Rez Bomb

1970-05-13

Johnny Cole, You're the Bomb

1972-06-23

Warren Graff, W.A.R Journal: Operation Tiger Bomb

1972-07-21

Vito M. Gambino, Time Bomb

1972-10-26

Jared Lipworth, The World's Biggest Bomb

1973-10-09

Emory Rundle, Rez Bomb

1975-12-28

Aseem Batra, Cleveland Jr. Cherry Bomb

1976-01-30

Sam Yano, Sake-Bomb

1976-10-26

Semz, Bomb the System

1977-12-15

David Dragun, Bomb Tech

1978-06-18

David Ley, Bomb the System

1978-10-01

Sabina, Jane Bomb

1979-05-09

Adam Bhala Lough, Bomb the System

1979-05-20

Georgina Townsley, Diameter of the Bomb

1979-07-30

Andrea Galante, Chiche bombón

1979-9-26

Garrett Hargrove, Cherry Bomb

1980-12-30

Tim Donahue, Bomb Tech

1980-9-21

Disco D., Bomb It

1985-03-05

Jeb Banegas, The Post-Antibiotic World & Indonesia's Palm Bomb

1986-02-25

Nick Chamberlin, Bomb Squad

1986-9-04

Austin Watson, Soul Calibur Hot Dog Mayo Punishment with Giant Bomb's Dan Ryckert - Gamer Gauntlet

1987-05-26

David Dickerson, Reality Bomb

1987-07-12

Christina July Kim, Dropping the S Bomb

1987-11-18

Emily Weindorfer, Teddy Bomb

1988-06-22

Teri Sweat, Cherry Bomb

1988-06-28

Gaku Hamada, Sake-Bomb

1989-02-16

Vanessa Blake, Bomb Ass White Booty 18

1990-06-13

Josh Brodis, Sake-Bomb

1992-11-04

Johnny Morales Jr., Time Bomb

1995-02-08

Micol Estévez, Bombón: El Perro

1996-06-09

Devon Goyo, Time Bomb

2002-03-21

Edgar Desmichelle, H.B. Human Bomb

Bomb - Notable Deaths

Robert OppenheimerFeb 18, 1967

Bomb - Deaths
Date Event
1904-07-28

Plehve, Russian foreign minister (bomb under carriage), dies

1941-07-26

Marx Dormoy, French socialist, killed by a time bomb

1944-07-20

Korten, chef gen of Germany Luftwaffe, dies in bomb explosion

1944-07-25

Lesley J McNair, US lt-general, killed by US bomb at St-Lo

1950-10-20

Henry L. Stimson, Hiroshima: Why the Bomb Was Dropped

1951-12-25

Harry T Moore, Florida NAACP official, killed by bomb

1965-08-02

N. Howell Furman, American Chemist whose work on separating uranium contributed to the development of the atomic bomb, dies at 73

1967-02-18

Robert Oppenheimer, creator of atomic bomb, dies of throat cancer at 62

1975-10-24

Ismail Erez, Turkish ambassador, killed by car bomb in Paris

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

1979-08-27

Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma and Queen Elizabeth II's cousin, is assassinated by an IRA bomb on his boat in Ireland

1980-07-24

Peter Sellers, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1981-08-30

Mohammad Ali Rajai, president of Iran, assassinated by a bomb

1981-08-30

Mohammad Javad Bahonar, prime minister of Iran, assassinated by a bomb

1982-03-27

Betty Schade, A Bum Bomb

1982-08-17

Ruth Voorst, South African (A World Apart), killed by letter bomb

1982-09-14

Bashir Gemayel, falangist Lebanon's president-elect, assassinated by a bomb

1982-12-07

George Kistiakowsky, Ukrainian-American Chemist who helped develop the first atomic bomb (Manhattan Project) but later opposed nuclear weapons, dies at 82

1983-06-26

John Crewdson, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1983-08-03

Gordon Tanner, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1983-12-08

Slim Pickens, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1984-05-20

Peter Bull, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1984-12-15

Frank Spedding, Canadian Chemist whose uranium extraction process helped make possible the first atomic bomb, dies at 82

1985-11-19

Lawrie Osag, The Nude Bomb

1986-10-14

Keenan Wynn, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1987-06-01

Rashid Karami, 10 time premier of Lebanon, dies in bomb attack at 65

1989-03-11

John J. McCloy, The Bomb: February-September 1945

1990-10-03

Curtis LeMay, The Last Bomb

1991-11-13

Ad Kosto, Dutch state secretary (PvdA), assassinated by bomb

1993-11-10

Harry L. Wolf, The Nude Bomb

1995-01-05

Yahya Ayyash, PLO bomb maker, booby trapped cellular phone at 28

1995-10-29

Terry Southern, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

1996-05-06

Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert, dies at 87

1996-06-05

Vito Scotti, actor (Nude Bomb, Get Shorty, Big Bus), dies at 78

1996-09-16

McGeorge Bundy, Hiroshima: Why the Bomb Was Dropped

1996-11-15

Alger Hiss, The Bomb: February-September 1945

1997-02-03

William Geoffrey Biddle, bomb disposal expert, dies at 79

1998-12-24

Raemer Schreiber, American Physicist (Manhattan Project) who helped develop the first atomic bomb during World War II and prepared the Fat Man bomb that was used in the bombing of Nagasaki, dies at 88

1999-09-22

George C. Scott, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

2002-09-08

Bruce Hall, The Cobalt Bomb

2003-07-04

Nizar Hamdoon, Saddam's Bomb Maker/Killing to Die/Classic: Caitlin's Story

2003-07-15

Alexander Walker, Inside: 'Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb'

2003-09-09

Edward Teller, Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie

2004-02-05

Véronique Deschamps, A Bomb for a Dictator

2004-03-10

Jack Creley, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

2005-09-25

Don Adams, The Nude Bomb

2005-12-05

Constance Hays, Coke's Water Bomb

2005-12-07

Rigoberto Alpizar, airplane passenger fatally shot by U.S. Air Marshals after allegedly claiming he had placed a bomb aboard (b. 1961)

2007-01-23

Disco D., Bomb It

2008-02-02

Richard Morgan, The Bomb That Walked Like a Man

2012-05-02

Tracy Reed, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

2013-01-21

Donald Hornig, Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie

2013-09-29

Harold Agnew, The World's Biggest Bomb


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