List of non-state terrorist incidents

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The following is a list of non-state terrorist incidents that have not been carried out by a state or its forces (see state terrorism and state-sponsored terrorism). Assassinations are listed at List of assassinated people.

Definitions of terrorism vary, so incidents listed here are restricted to those that:

  • are not approved by the legitimate authority of a recognized state
  • are illegally perpetrated against people or property
  • are done to further political, religious, or ideological objectives

1800–1899[edit]

Date Type Dead Injured Location Details Perpetrator Part of
1865–1877 Murders 3,000  United States 3,000 Freedmen and their Republican Party allies are killed by the Ku Klux Klan and well-organized campaigns of violence by other local whites in a campaign of terrorist violence that weakens the reconstructionist governments in the American South and helped re-establish legitimized segregation.[1][2] Ku Klux Klan Reconstruction
4 May 1886 Bombing 7 (+4) 160+ United States Chicago Haymarket Affair. A peaceful rally in Haymarket, Chicago, Illinois, is disrupted when a bomb was detonated as police were dispersing the public demonstration. FOTLU
23 July 1892 Assassination attempt 0 1 (+1) United States Pittsburgh Alexander Berkman, a Russian expatriate, attempts to assassinate Henry Clay Frick, an American industrialist, financier, and art patron, in Pittsburgh. Berkman is arrested and Frick survives. Berkman claims inspiration from the Haymarket Affair. Alexander Berkman
9 December 1893 Bombing 0 20 France Paris French anarchist Auguste Vaillant bombs the French Chamber of Deputies injuring 20 deputies. Auguste Vaillant

1900–1929[edit]

Date Type Dead Injured Location Details Perpetrator Part of
28 April - 1 May 1903 Bombings 0 (+4) Ottoman Empire Thessaloniki Members of the Boatmen of Thessaloníki, a Bulgarian anarchist group, carry out a series of bombings in Thessaloniki. Boatmen of Thessaloníki
18 May 1904 Kidnapping 0 2 kidnapped Flag of Morocco 1666 1915.svg Morocco Ion Perdicaris and Cromwell Varley are kidnapped and held for ransom by bandit Mulai Ahmed er Raisuli in Morocco.[3] Mulai Ahmed er Raisuli and followers
25 August 1906 Bombing 28 Several Russian Empire Aptekarsky Island 28 people are killed when three terrorists bombed a reception in an attempt to assassinate Pyotr Stolypin. Union of Socialists Revolutionaries Maximalists
11/12 July 1908 Bombing 1 23 Sweden Malmö Night between 11 and 12 July: Bombing of the boat Amalthea where British strikebreakers lived by Anton Nilsson. One was killed and 23 wounded. Anton Nilsson
1 October 1910 Bombing 21 100+ United States Los Angeles Los Angeles Times bombing kills 21 people and wounds over 100 others. John J. and James B. McNamara
22 July 1916 Bombing 10 40 United States San Francisco Preparedness Day Bombing was a bombing in San Francisco, California on July 22, 1916, when the city held a parade in anticipation of the United States' entry into World War I. During the parade, a suitcase bomb was detonated, killing ten and wounding forty. Galleanist anarchists (suspected)
16 September 1920 Bombing 38 300 United States New York City Wall Street bombing kills 38 people and wounds 300 others.[4] Galleanist anarchists (suspected) Red Scare
14 October 1920 Bombings 1 10 Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Trieste In Trieste, nationalists throw six bombs at the editorial office of a Socialist newspaper, resulting in one death and ten injuries.[5] Italian nationalists
15 October 1920 Bombings 0 2 Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg Milan In Milan, anarchists are responsible for throwing two bombs at a hotel holding a British delegation attending the Milan International Conference; there are two injuries.[5] Anarchists
8 December 1920 Bombing 3 3 Romania Bucharest An improvised explosive device placed by a left-wing terrorist group blows up in the Romanian Senate, killing the Minister of Justice and two other senators. Likewise, President of the Senate and two Orthodox bishops are severely injured. Max Goldstein, Leon Lichtblau and Saul Ozias
31 May 1921 Riot 39-300 800+ United States Tulsa The Tulsa race riot kills 39 people and injures over 800.[6] Ku Klux Klan
White mobs
13 December 1921 Bombing 100 Romania Bolgrad 100 soldiers and police officers are killed by a bomb thrown by Bessarabian separatists at the Bolgrad palace.[7] Bessarabian separatists Union of Bessarabia with Romania
31 October 1923 Shooting 1 1 Irish Free State Dublin Far-right extremists shot two Jewish men as they walked across St. Stephen's Green in Dublin. One of the men was killed.[8] Far-right extremists Irish Revolution
16 April 1925 Bombing 150 ~500 Bulgaria Sofia St Nedelya Church assault – The Bulgarian Communist Party (BCP) blew up the church's roof during the funeral service of General Konstantin Georgiev, who had been killed in a previous Communist assault on 14 April. 150 people, mainly from the country's political and military elite, were killed in the attack and around 500 were injured.[9] Bulgarian Communist Party
August 1929 Riots 243 671  Mandatory Palestine Safed, Hebron, Jerusalem, Jaffa 1929 Massacres over access to the Western Wall in Jerusalem, caused by ″the Arab feeling of animosity and hostility towards the Jews″.[10] Arab citizens Intercommunal conflict in Mandatory Palestine

1930–1949[edit]

1950–1969[edit]

  •  Israel 1954, 17 March: an Israeli civilian passenger bus is attacked by unknown assailants at the Scorpions Pass in the Negev, resulting in the deaths of eleven passengers.[20][21]
  • Flag of Cyprus (1922-1960).svg Cyprus 1956, 16 June: The United States vice consul is killed and six other consulate staff are injured when a terrorist throws 2 bombs in a restaurant in Nicosia.[22]
  •  Lebanon 1958, 15 August: Three people are killed in a bomb blast in Beirut. The bombing also injures ten more at a grocery store near the Lebanese Parliament.[23]
  •  Cuba 1960, 5 March: The French freighter La Coubre explodes, killing between 75 and 100 people with 200 injured. The government suspects sabotage.[24]
  •  Canada 1963–1970: Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) committed frequent bombings targeting English businesses and banks, as well as McGill University. The whole bombing campaign resulted in 8 known deaths and numerous injuries.
  •  United States 1963, September 15, 16th Street Baptist Church bombing – Four members of the Ku Klux Klan planted at least 15 sticks of dynamite attached to a timing device beneath the front steps of the church. The explosion killed 4 girls and wounded injured 22.[25]
  •  South Vietnam 1965, 26 June: Two simultaneous explosions took place near a restaurant in the 1965 Saigon bombing during the Vietnam War. The attack killed 42 people and 80 were wounded.
  • Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg Greece 1967, 12 November: A bomb explodes on board Cyprus Airways Flight 284 near Rhodes killing all 66 people on the aircraft.[26]
  •  Israel 1968, 4 September: Three bombs are detonated in Tel Aviv, killing one person and injuring 51 people.[27]
  • Republic of IrelandIreland 1969, 5 August: A bomb was detonated in Dublin at the main studio of the state broadcaster, RTÉ. The Protestant extremist group the UVF were responsible. No one was injured.[28]
  • Republic of IrelandIreland 1969 A UPV suicide bomber attacked a power station in Ballyshannon, County Donegal. There were no casualties other than the attacker. The UVF issued a statement saying the attempted attack was a protest against the Irish Army units "still massed on the border in Co Donegal". The statement added: "so long as the threats from Éire continue, so long will the volunteers of Ulster's people's army strike at targets in Southern Ireland".
  • Republic of IrelandIreland 1969, 31 October: The UVF bombed a monument in Bodenstown, Dublin, dedicated to the Irish Republican hero Wolfe Tone. There were no injuries.[29]
  •  Italy 1969, 12 December: Piazza Fontana bombing in Milan kills at least thirteen people and injures at least 85. Three additional blasts occur in Rome, injuring 16 people.[30]
  • Republic of IrelandIreland 1969, 26 December: The UVF bombed the Daniel O'Connell monument in Dublin. There were no injuries but buildings were damaged in a half mile radius.
  • Republic of IrelandIreland 1969, 28 December: The UVF detonate a bomb outside the Garda central detective bureau in Dublin. The nearby telephone exchange headquarters is suspected to have been the target.

1970–present[edit]

List of terrorist incidents in 1970

List of terrorist incidents in 1971

List of terrorist incidents in 1972

List of terrorist incidents in 1973

List of terrorist incidents in 1974

List of terrorist incidents in 1975

List of terrorist incidents in 1976

List of terrorist incidents in 1977

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List of terrorist incidents in 1988

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List of terrorist incidents in 1990

List of terrorist incidents in 1991

List of terrorist incidents in 1992

List of terrorist incidents in 1993

List of terrorist incidents in 1994

List of terrorist incidents in 1995

List of terrorist incidents in 1996

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List of terrorist incidents in 1998

List of terrorist incidents in 2000

List of terrorist incidents in 2001

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List of terrorist incidents in 2010

List of terrorist incidents in January–June 2011

List of terrorist incidents in July–December 2011

List of terrorist incidents in January–June 2012

List of terrorist incidents in July–December 2012

List of terrorist incidents in January–June 2013

List of terrorist incidents in July–December 2013

List of terrorist incidents in January–June 2014

List of terrorist incidents in July–December 2014

List of terrorist incidents in January 2015

List of terrorist incidents in February 2015

List of terrorist incidents in March 2015

List of terrorist incidents in April 2015

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List of terrorist incidents in January 2016

List of terrorist incidents in February 2016

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List of terrorist incidents in April 2016

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List of terrorist incidents in July 2016

List of terrorist incidents in August 2016

List of terrorist incidents in September 2016

List of terrorist incidents in October 2016

List of terrorist incidents in November 2016

By country[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jonathan M. Bryant: Ku Klux Klan in the Reconstruction Era, The New Georgia Encyclopedia, 3 October 2002
  2. ^ Fettman, Eric (20 January 2008). "The Bloody Shirt Terror After Appomattox by Stephen Budiansky Viking Press". New York Post. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
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  4. ^ "History News Service". H-net.org. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
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  6. ^ Austin Sarat (1 January 2009). When Law Fails: Making Sense of Miscarriages of Justice. NYU Press. p. 57. ISBN 978-0-8147-6225-7. Retrieved 2013-08-14. 
  7. ^ "PALACE BOMBED, 100 KILLED; Bessarabian Conspirators Accused of Outrage at Bolgard". The New York Times. 14 December 1921. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  8. ^ "Reactionary murders in Ireland". Come Here To Me!. Retrieved 2016-03-31. 
  9. ^ "Sofia Church Terror Attack Vie for Bulgaria Top Event". The Free Library. 2010. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  10. ^ THE “WAILING WALL” RIOTS (1929) AS A WATERSHED IN THE PALESTINE CONFLICT, Avraham Sela, 3 Apr 2007
  11. ^ http://mult-kor.hu/cikk.php?id=14764
  12. ^ Hughes, M. (2009) The banality of brutality: British armed forces and the repression of the Arab Revolt in Palestine, 1936–39, English Historical Review Vol. CXXIV No. 507, 314–354.
  13. ^ "Mad Bomber,' Now 70, Goes Free Today; Mad Bomber,' Now 70, Goes Free Today 37 Blasts Set Initials 'F.P.' Explained Institute Assailed". The New York Times. 13 December 1973. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 
  14. ^ "POLICE DIE IN BLAST; Timed Device Explodes After it is Taken out of Pavilion". The New York Times. 5 July 1940. Retrieved 2015-03-05. 
  15. ^ Clarke, Thurston. By Blood and Fire, G. P. Puttnam's Sons, New York, 1981
  16. ^ Pistole, John S. (3 March 2011). "Administrator Pistole's remarks before the American Bar Association's 6th Annual Homeland Security Law Institute". TSA. Retrieved 2011-08-17. 
  17. ^ Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre, 'O Jerusalem'.History Book Club. 1972. pages 191-195
  18. ^ Dov Joseph, 'The Faithful City - The siege of Jerusalem, 1948'. Simon and Schuster, New York. 1960. Library of Congress number: 60-10976. page 37. 'it was possible ... (that the) drivers (were) from the more than two hundred deserters who had already joined the Arab force' (as opposed to being officially sanctioned by the British Army).
  19. ^ "Pair Admits Planting Bomb That Killed 13". The Telegraph-Herald. 3 June 1949. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  20. ^ Israel's Border Wars, 1949–1956, p. 309, Benny Morris, Oxford University Press, 1997
  21. ^ Gilroy, Harry (22 March 1954). "Exploiting of Negev's Resources May Be Slowed by Bus Slayings; Security Moves May Act as a Brake on Developing Area Vital to Israel". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  22. ^ Bigart, Homer (17 June 1956). "U.S. Vice Consul Is Killed By Cyprus Terrorist Bomb". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-12-13. 
  23. ^ Brewers, Sam Pope (16 August 1958). "TERRORIST'S BOMB KILLS 3 IN BEIRUT". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-12-13. 
  24. ^ Phillips, R. Hart (5 March 1960). "75 DIE IN HAVANA AS MUNITIONS SHIP EXPLODES AT DOCK". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-12-13. 
  25. ^ Know 1 Radio.com
  26. ^ "Crash Off Turkey Kills All 66 on Jet". The New York Times. 12 October 1967. Retrieved 2015-03-05. 
  27. ^ Feron, James (5 September 1968). "Fatal Bombing in Tel Aviv Stirs Mob Attack on Arabs". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-12-13. 
  28. ^ "Bomb Blast at RTÉ". RTÉ Archives. Retrieved 2016-03-31. 
  29. ^ "When loyalists bombed O'Connell.". Come Here To Me!. Retrieved 2016-03-31. 
  30. ^ "Blast in Milan Kills 13, Hurts 85; 3 More Bombs Injure 16 in Rome". The New York Times. 13 December 1969. Retrieved 2015-03-05. 

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