On April 19, 1995
, a bomb destroyed the Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people and wounding another 800.
Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995
, by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols was perpetrated in the name of Christianity as a quasi-religious war against the American government's 'liberal policies' -- particularly on abortion and homosexuality.
Interestingly, nothing in the sequence of major events in the Oklahoma City bombing, which resulted in the execution of Timothy McVeigh -- not the bombing on April 19, 1995
; his sentencing in June 1997; or his execution in June 2001 -- appears to have shifted public views on the death penalty in either direction.
The April 19, 1995
, attack killed 168 people and injured more than 800.
Acts of terrorism (like 9/11 and the earlier Oklahoma City Bombing on April 19, 1995
) have proven how important building security and life safety are.
A less obvious example of a special event includes the trial of Timothy McVey, accused and convicted of the April 19, 1995
, bombing of the Alfred P.
Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, which occurred on April 19, 1995
, four months before Kenny Trentadue's death.
A striking example can be found in Oklahoma City's new Federal Building, a replacement for the structure virtually destroyed on April 19, 1995
when a massive bomb inside a rental truck exploded in front of the building.
Another, a 3D animated re-creation of the April 19, 1995
, Oklahoma City bombing.) These tools were so intriguing that Unigraphics--now UGS PLM Solutions (Plano, TX)--bought Engineering Animation, Inc.
Terry Nichols' trial has been moved to McAlester, Okla., where he is being prosecuted on 161 first-degree murder counts in connection with the April 19, 1995
, bombing that killed 168 people.
Perhaps most alarming is Harem's statement that in September 1994--a full half-year before the bombing--an informant alerted an ATF agent of plans to "blow up a federal building, with a probable target date of April 19, 1995
Robin Ann Huff and her baby died in the Murrah Federal Building bombing on April 19, 1995
. The baby was one of three unborn children killed in the attack, but was the only one who could be considered "viable" under Oklahoma law.