This Day in History: Aug 02, 2014

  • Aug
    1990
    Iraq invades Kuwait, eventually leading to conflict with coalition forces in the Gulf War.
  • Aug
    1985
    Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar crashes at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport killing 137.
  • Aug
    1980
    A Bologna Massacre at the Bologna Central Station in Bologna, Italy, killing 85 people and wounding more than 200.
  • Aug
    1973
    A flash fire kills 51 at the Summerland disaster amusement centre at Douglas, Isle of Man, Isle of Man.
  • Aug
    1968
    The 1968 Casiguran Earthquake hits Casiguran, Aurora, Philippines killing more than 270 people and wounding 261.
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