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June 24, 1894: Assassination of French President Carnot

On June 24, 1894 French President Marie Francois Sadi Carnot was killed by an Italian anarchist just after he left a banquet in Lyon

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May Today in Terrorism

May 17, 1973: Anarchist throws hand grenade into a crowd in Italy

On May 17, 1973 an Italian anarchist terrorist killed four people and injured a further 45 people outside police headquarters in Milan, Italy

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April Today in Terrorism

April 28, 1903: Anarchists blow up French boat in Greece

On April 28, 1903 members of the Boatmen blew up the French vessel Guadalquivir as it lay in Thessaloniki harbour, killing absolutely no one

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April Today in Terrorism

April 15, 1902: Assassination of Russian Minister of the Interior

On this day in 1902, the Russian Minister of the Interior, Dmitry Sergeyevich Sipyagin, was assassinated by a 20-year-old Socialist Revolutionary (read: anarchist) named Stepan Balmashov.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 20, 2018: Anarchist arson attack in Athens

On this day in December 2018 a self-proclaimed anarchist cell firebombed vehicles belonging to a Greek businessman accused of human trafficking.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 13, 1921: Anarchist bombing at Bessarabian castle

Perhaps as many as 300 people were killed at the Siguranzia Palace in Bessarabia in December 1921 in an attack blamed on ‘conspirators’

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Today in Terrorism: November 14, 2018

On this day in 2018 – one year ago – two bombs were deployed in Buenos Aires before the convening of yet another G-20 event.