This Day in History . . .
There have been a number of barbaric attacks worldwide on this day in history - and while they should sadden us, they should also strengthen our resolve to eradicate, as much as possible, this form of terrorism.
1984 - Brighton hotel bombing: Margaret Thatcher survives an IRA bomb, which shredded her bathroom barely two minutes after she had left it
1988 - two officers of the Victoria Police are gunned down executional style in the Walsh Street police shootings, Australia
1997 - Sidi Daoud massacre in Algeria; 43 killed at a fake roadblock
2000 - In Aden, Yemen, the USS Cole is badly damaged by two suicide bombers, killing 17 crewmembers and wounding at least 39
2002 - Bali bombing: In Bali, terrorists detonate bombs in two nightclubs in Kuta, killing 202 and wounding over 300
Be sure to head over to Personal Protection Training & Firearm Instruction for a tribute and memorial to the USS Cole.