April 19, 1995: Oklahoma City Bombing

Eastern side and rear of St. Joseph's Cathedral, located at 225 Fourth Street, NW. in downtown Oklahoma City Doesn’t seem like it was really 24 years ago. Oklahoma City bombing.

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The Oklahoma City bombing occurred when a truck packed with explosives was detonated on April 19, 1995, outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, leaving 168 people dead and hundreds more injured. The blast was set off by anti-government militant Timothy McVeigh, who in 2001 was executed for his crimes. His co-conspirator Terry Nichols was sentenced to life in prison. Until September 11, 2001, the Oklahoma City bombing was the worst terrorist attack to take place on U.S. soil.

It seems like most people are for forgetting about OKC.

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