NATIONAL OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING COMMEMORATION DAY – April 19

National Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day - April 19

NATIONAL OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING COMMEMORATION DAY 

National Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day is on April 19 of each year in memory of the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995. The Oklahoma City bombing was a domestic terrorist bomb attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City.  It remained the most destructive act of terrorism on American soil until the September 11, 2001, attacks.  The blast in Oklahoma City claimed the lives of 168 people, including 19 children under the age of 6.  More than 680 people were injured.  (http://www.history.com/topics/oklahoma-city-bombing)

National Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day is a day of remembrance for those who perished and for those who were injured.  If you would like to learn more about this awful day in Oklahoma, you can visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum website at https://oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org/.

HOW TO OBSERVE

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HISTORY

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