Starting on May 23, 1977 a terrorist group known as the South Moluccans initiated two hostage taking incidents in the Netherlands.
On this day in 1981 members of the Indonesian terrorist group Jihad Command hijacked a domestic flight but forced to fly to Malaysia and then to Bangkok.
On this day in 2019 a flight from Dhaka bound for Dubai needed to make an emergency landing after a man allegedly attempted to hijack the plane.
On this day in 2011 Somali pirates seized a Mongolian-flagged bulk carrier off the coast of Oman, and its Vietnamese crew of 24 people.
On this day in December 1994 GIA terrorists hijacked a French airliner with a plan of exploding it over the Eiffel Tower.
On this day in 1972, members of the Eritrean Liberation Front attempted to hijack an Ethiopian aircraft but were all killed by security agents on board.
A hijacker linked to the Japanese Red Army may have tried to seize control of a Malaysian aircraft in December 1977 that ended with the deaths of all 100 aboard.
In 1977 PFLP terrorists hijacked Lufthansa flight 181, killing the pilot before German anti-terror commandos stormed the plane.
Argentinian nationalists hijacked an airliner and took hostages in an effort to force the UK to recognise Argentine sovereignty over the Falkland Islands.