On February 1, 1978 five Dutch children fell ill after eating Israeli oranges poisoned with mercury by PLO sympathisers
On December 4, 1975 seven armed South Moluccan terrorists occupied the Indonesian Consulate in Amsterdam, taking 41 hostages, including 16 children.
On September 13, 1974 Japanese Red Army terrorists stormed the French embassy in The Hague and took 11 hostages, including the ambassador
On September 6, 1970 a member of the Sandinista was shot and killed as he tried to hijack an El-Al flight leaving Amsterdam.
On this day in 2018, a 19-year-old knifeman injured two civilians at the central train station in Amsterdam before he was shot and wounded by Dutch police.
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 March 1975 Moluccan terrorists attempted to kidnap the Queen of the Netherlands, Juliana
Anti-immigrant Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn was assassinated by a left-wing activist who did not like his political views.
On this day in 1975, six armed men boarded a train at the Dutch town of Assen and seized the passengers as hostages.