This Day in Oklahoma History

19 April

Oklahoma City bombing

On this day the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, downtown Oklahoma City was bombed. Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols were the perpetrators of the attack, which killed 168 people, including 19 children. Timothy McVeigh was later sentenced to death by lethal injection, while his partner, Terry Nichols, who was convicted of 161 counts of First Degree Murder received life in prison without the possibility of parole. more...

Wednesday, April 19, 1995

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