The My Lai Massacre was a massacre committed by 120 U.S. soldiers on at least 504 unarmed Vietnamese civilians, mostly women and children, on March 16, 1968, in the hamlet of My Lai, during the Vietnam War.
It prompted widespread outrage around the world and reduced American support at home for the war in Vietnam. The massacre is also known as the Song My Massacre.
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Sand Creek Massacre,(also known as the Chivington Massacre) was an infamous incident where 150 Cheyenne and Arapaho were killed. Before dawn on November 29, 1864, more than 700 soldiers, mostly volunteer Colorado State militia, attacked a Native American encampment on Sandy Creek in south-eastern Colorado. Even though Chief Black Kettle waved an American and white flag, the solders killed old ...
The Massacre of Glencoe occurred in Glen Coe, Scotland, in the early morning of 13 February 1692, during the era of the "Glorious Revolution" and Jacobitism. In Gaelic, the event is named 'Mort Ghlinne Comhann' (murder of Glen Coe). The massacre began simultaneously in three settlements along the glen—Invercoe, Inverrigan, and Achnacon—although the killing took place all over the glen...
The South Texas Project was the first nuclear power plant in Texas, beginning operation in 1988. In 1996, the two South Texas units were two of the top 20 electricity-generating nuclear units worldwide.
The Dunblane school massacre was a multiple murder-suicide which occurred at Dunblane Primary School in the Scottish town of Dunblane on 13 March 1996. Sixteen children and one adult were killed by the attacker, Thomas Watt Hamilton, before he committed suicide. It remains the deadliest single targeted mass murder of children in the history of the United Kingdom.
The Texas Star is the largest ferris wheel in North America. It is approximately 212 feet high. The structure has 44 gondolas that hold 264 riders. The ferris wheel is located at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas.
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