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The Pictures Your History Teacher Couldn’t Show You

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90. 1920: Wall Street Bombing

On September 16th, 1920, a horse-drawn carriage carrying 45 kg of dynamite with 230 kg of slugs was detonated in the middle of the Financial District in New York. 38 people were killed and 400 injured. Though it was never solved, the terrorist act was believed to have been carried out by the Italian anarchists, the Galleanists. They were responsible for a series of bombings that had happened that year.

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89. 1967: Practicing Water Landings

The crew of Apollo 1 never actually made it to space, they all died in a cabin fire during a practice launch on January 27th, 1967. They are pictured here before the tragedy, practicing how to land in water.

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