Cinema Rex fire
On 19 August 1978 in the Cinema Rex fire, the Cinema Rex in Abadan, Iran, was set ablaze, killing at least 470 individuals.The ruling government of Iran reported that Islamic militants set the fire, w...
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2009 Kuwait wedding fire
The 2009 Kuwait wedding fire was an arson attack that occurred during a wedding ceremony in Jahra, Kuwait on August 15, 2009. At least 57 people were killed and about 90 others wounded when the groom'...
1938 Changsha Fire
The Changsha Fire of 1938 (Chinese: 长沙大火), also known as Wenxi Fire (Chinese: 文夕大火), was the greatest human-caused city-wide fire that ever besieged China. Kuomintang officials ordered the cit...
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Burning of Jaffna library
The burning of the Jaffna library (Tamil: யாழ் பொது நூலகம் எரிப்பு, Yāḻ potu nūlakam erippu) was an important event in the Sri Lankan civil war. An organized mob of Sinhalese origin went on a ramp...
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Myojo 56 building fire
The Myojo 56 building fire (明星56ビル火災, Myōjō Gojū-Roku Biru Kasai) began in the Kabukicho section of Shinjuku, Tokyo at about 01:00 local time on September 1, 2001. The fire, the fifth-deadlie...
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China Northern Airlines Flight 6136
China Northern Airlines Flight 6136 (CBF6136, CJ6136) was a flight from Beijing Capital International Airport to Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport, a coastal city in Liaoning province of the Peo...
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Nonhyeon-dong massacre
The Nonhyeon-dong massacre was a mass murder that occurred in the Gangnam-gu ward of Seoul, South Korea on October 20, 2008, when 30-year-old Jeong Sang-jin (정상진) set fire in a goshiwon and slashed se...
2008 Namdaemun fire
The 2008 Namdaemun fire was an incident in which arsonist Chae Jong-gi (Hangul: 채종기; hanja: 蔡宗基) set fire to Seoul's historic Namdaemun gate on February 10, 2008, causing the 550-year-old ...
2008 Namdaemun fire - Wikipedia
Namantar Andolan
Namantar Andolan (English: Name Change Movement) was a Dalit movement to change the name of Marathwada University in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University. It achieved a mea...
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Sivas massacre
The Sivas massacre (Turkish: Sivas Katliamı, Madımak Katliamı) refers to the events of July 2, 1993 which resulted in the killing of 35 people, mostly Alevi intellectuals, and two hotel employees....
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The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion (金閣寺, Kinkaku-ji) is a novel by the Japanese author Yukio Mishima. It was published in 1956 and translated into English by Ivan Morris in 1959.
The novel ...
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Shiguan kindergarten attack
The Shiguan kindergarten attack occurred at a kindergarten in Shiguan village in Gongyi, Henan, People's Republic of China on May 8, 2006. At about 9 a.m. that morning 18-year-old Bai Ningyang entered...
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September 2010 Quetta bombing
The September 2010 Quetta bombing occurred on 3 September 2010 in Quetta, Pakistan. At least 73 people were killed and 160 injured when a bomb exploded in a Quds Day procession which Shias were carry...