On This Day

1969: The Piazza Fontana bombing

December 12, 2022 Famagusta Gazette 0

1969: The Piazza Fontana bombing; a bomb explodes at the headquarters of Banca Nazionale dell’Agricoltura (the National Agricultural Bank) in Piazza Fontana in Milan, Italy, killing 17 people and wounding 88. The same afternoon, three [Read More]

Asia & Pacific

1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2022 Famagusta Gazette 0

Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Imperial Japanese Navy carries out a surprise attack on the United States Pacific Fleet and its defending Army and Marine air forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The United States was [Read More]