2017

Taliban attack army base at Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing more than 100

2013

185 people are killed in a conflict between Islamic extremists and the Nigerian military

2004

Five suicide car bombers target police stations in and around Basra, killing 74 people and wounding 160.

1994

Serbian army bombs distress clinic in Goradze Bosnia, 28 killed

1989

Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: In Beijing, around 100,000 students gather in Tiananmen Square to commemorate Chinese reform leader Hu Yaobang.

1987

The Tamil Tigers are blamed for a car bomb that detonates in the Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo, killing 106 people.

1977

Ziaur Rahman replaces Sayem as president.

1930

Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322

1802

Twelve thousand Wahhabis under Abdul-Aziz bin Muhammad, invaded city of Karbala, killed over three thousand inhabitants, and sacked the city.

1526

Battle at Panipat: Central Asian conqueror Babur defeats Sultan Ibrahim Lodi, establishing the Mughal Empire in India

1506

The three-day Lisbon Massacre comes to an end with the slaughter of over 1,900 suspected Jews by Portuguese Catholics.